COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST

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Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 8 Shawwal 1440

 

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Sunday, 11 August 2019, 10 Dhu Al Hijja 1440

 

Location

 

Riyadh

 

Department/Section

 

C T Services Section

Summary

Performs imaging procedures utilizing computerized tomography imaging scanners.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Reviews exam orders/requisitions. Reviews corresponding protocol and asks questions of superior (s) and prepares for exams as needed.

2. Explains procedures to patients. Prepares equipment,supplies, contrast media, and medications.

3. Positions patient and attaches or adjusts immobilizing and shielding devices to ensure precise patient position, patient comfort, and to minimize patient exposure to x-rays.

4. Adjusts and operates computerized tomographic imaging equipment to scan designated anatomical areas.

5. Sets computer controls and laser camera to produce proper images. Assists in injection of contrast media.

6. Monitors patient condition during and after scan to ensure patient safety and comfort.

7. Retrieves information from computer and processes information in the proper format for interpretation by the radiologist and/or archiving.

8. Evaluates completed tests for quality and completeness.Documents all studies performed.

9. Records all required information. Labels films in sequence.Notes all pertinent data required by Radiologists for medical diagnosis.Consults the radiologist as needed.

10. Performs routine equipment maintenance. Informs supervisor of equipment malfunction or need for repair and documents same. Performs quality control studies on equipment.

11. Cleans equipment and room and restores all equipment and supplies for subsequent use.

12. Participates in staff meetings, in-services, and/or continuing education.

13. Participates in self’s and others’ education, training, and development, as applicable.

14. Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited program in Radiological Science/ Technology, or equivalent Associate/Diploma degree  in Radiological science for North American is required.

Experience Required

For Grade 08:Two (2) years with Bachelor’s or four (4) years of related experience with Associate/Diploma degree is required.

For Grade 09:·  Four (4) years as a CT Technologist at KFSH&RC. ·  Average of annual performance appraisal at least (3.5) for the last four (4) years.· fifty (50) hours of cumulative continued medical education [CME] is required.  

Other Requirements(Certificates)

·   Current Registration from country of origin and Saudi Commission for Health Specialties(SCHS) is required. · Registration in the American Registry of Radiographic Technologists, the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists,or equivalent is required for non-Saudis.