Scope of position: Under general supervision, is responsible for the coordination and administration diagnostic and radiation therapy CT exams; ensures patient safety, technical quality and timely transfer of data; fabricates any necessary immobilization devices prior to scan as needed; trains to become certified in PET imaging
Performs diagnostic CT scans for routine radiologic exams
Performs CT scans for radiation treatment planning purposes
Pursue PET certification
Takes rotational call for radiation therapy planning CT scans that may be required on nights or weekends.
Transporting patients if no personnel is available.
Graduate of an AMA accredited program in radiologic technology
Registered by ARRT with current license by the state of Louisiana , CRP
Active CPR certification
Experience Qualifications Required:
2 years experience as a radiological technologist
Phlebotomist training preferred
PET Technologist Training Requirements
Enrolls in a training program suitable for certification in position emission tomography (PET) under the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists with Mary Bird Perkins being host site.
Completes certification and licensure in PET Imaging within 18 months of hire date.
Financial assistance available to enroll in PET certification training program
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