CT Technologist - AHI/Germantown (Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm) OUTPATIENT/NO WEEKENDS in Germantown, MD at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 5/9/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    19851 Observation Drive
    Germantown, MD
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  • Experience:
    Up to 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Position Summary
Computed Tomography Technologists, also known as CT Technologists, create images and run tests that aid in the diagnosis of certain diseases and disorders, and are directly responsible for providing appropriate levels of patient care during the scanning process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Discuss the procedure with patients and explain its risks and purpose
  2. During an imaging procedure, the technologist captures the result of the procedure photographically and delivers it to a physician for analysis
  3. Administer all images in accordance with practice scanning standards procedures
  4. Maintain appropriate patient through-put levels
  5. Maintain a professional work area, and assist in maintaining dressing rooms and scanning rooms
  6. Administers first-aid when required and assists physicians with patient care during emergencies
  7. Maintains supplies for the work area, and assists in the reordering and appropriate levels of all supplies
  8. Start IV’s and administers contrast; the technologist is also responsible for keeping detailed records of the process, including the kind and total amount of any contrast agent(s), that each patient is given and how much has been wasted and discarded
  9. Responsible for keeping current on all technical and safety standards and advances
  10. Perform daily Quality Assurance checks as required to maintain state of Maryland and ACR Regulations
  11. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other duties as assigned as directed by the office manager or Director of Clinical Operations
  12. The Corporation reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises
  13. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate. Graduation from an accredited x-ray training program. Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and CT Board Certification is necessary. Maryland State license in Radiography or any additional license as required by law. 
  • Two to four years of experience as a CT Technologist
  • Considerable knowledge of principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment involved in the performance of all CT procedures
  • Considerable knowledge and ability to instruct others in anatomy, physiology, and pathology of CT procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of all procedures, sufficient to inform physician or nursing personnel in the event that abnormal results are obtained; ability to recognize and identify symptoms, exercise judgment, and react appropriately in emergency situations
  • Ability to understand the physical and psychological needs of the patient
  • Ability to accept responsibility for accuracy of studies, continually striving to improve the quality through continuing education
  • Working knowledge of safety procedures as required
  • Ability to work under moderate amounts of pressure for moderate lengths of time
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with physicians, nurses, patients, students, and other employees, gaining their confidence and cooperation