CT Technologist Diagnostic Imaging

Competition #:899375

Job Title:CT Technologist Diagnostic Imaging

Job Category:Health Disciplines

Work Type:Full-Time Temporary

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:Non Union

Posted Date:23/06/22

Closing date:15/07/22

Salary Range:$35.41 - $46.03 per hour

FTE Assignment (FT=1.0, Casual =0.000001):1.0

This position is one of a team of technologists, working with the CT/Interventional Charge Technologist, Diagnostic Imaging, primarily responsible for high quality CT/Interventional Services to meet the needs of our referring physicians and patients.

Duties Include:

  • Prepare patient for the examination (explanation of the exam, answer the patient’s questions, obtain the patient’s medical & drug history, obtain the patient’s consent as required, ensure that the exam preparation instructions have been followed)
  • Prioritize exams based on room, and staff availability and clinical history
  • Ensure all documentation is accurate and complete
  • Perform all technologist responsibilities to ensure a high quality diagnostic result
  • Review previous medical imaging tests, bloodwork (serum creatinine, INR), kidney function, diabetic status, heart conditions, allergies to check for any contraindications to contrast media or medications being administered
  • Explain procedure to the patient including risks of allergy to contrast media
  • Start IV lines and administer contrast media
  • Assess patient needs and condition throughout the study and monitor the patient’s condition as required
  • Consult with the radiologist, nursing units and departmental nurses as to the special needs of each patient
  • Administer Buscopan when required
  • Set up sterile tray and assist radiologist with CT guided procedures (biopsies and drainages) using aseptic technique
  • Assist in collecting and sending the specimen to the lab.
  • Perform  CT colonograghy and do the reformatting on the workstation and prepare the Fly Through images for the radiologist
  • Perform Cardiac CT. Assess patient clinical history and vital statistics to determine administration of beta-blockers and nitroglycerine
  • Ensure that the anaphylactic kits are available if required
  • Perform reformations and 3D imaging relevant to the exam being performed to help demonstrate anatomy/pathology
  • Assist in the development of protocols to ensure consistency and standardization of examinations
  • Assist in inventory control, including ordering and restocking of supplies
  • Assisting students in the achievement of competencies required by the CT education program and by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)
  • Shifts include primarily evenings, weekends and on-call responsibilities, but may include other shift rotations as required for departmental operations

Qualifications:

  • Registered with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario.
  • CAMRT and OAMRT current registration an asset.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Must be certified to inject contrast media.
  • 3 years experience as a CT Technologist required.
  • Interventional Experience preferred.
  • Cross-sectional anatomy courses an asset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Excellent patient care skills are required.
  • Satisfactory attendance record.

As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.