CT Technologist

Cleveland Clinic

Twinsburg, OH

Job posting number: #7180251 (Ref:ccf19123202)

Posted: September 18, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world. As a CT Technologist, you will be working with the department and medical staff to improve the care of patients by providing support, education and assistance daily. You will perform duties involving applying ionizing radiation for the purpose of detecting pathology. Your primary duties will include: • Answering questions about scheduling, networking, and patient information. • Effectively completing and ensuring that all electronic data is sent to its right destination. • Showing knowledge of clinical procedures, equipment and policies. • Documenting charts of procedure completion and follow-ups. • Answering phone calls in a prompt and professional manner. The ideal future caregiver is someone who: • Thrives well in a collaborative, close-knit team. • Shows strong levels of communication skills. • Can multitask and prioritize work in a stressful, fast-paced environment. • Provides empathy and patient-centered care. • Carries at least two years experience as an Imaging Technologist. At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Checks and prepares patients prior to CT study.
  • Acquires patients chart data/requisition and reviews both to determine correct room set-up and learn of any specific medical problems, contraindications to the study and verify that the study being ordered correlates to the diagnostic needs.
  • Verifies the patient’s demographic data is correct in all applicable systems.
  • Assures patient's safety and comfort during procedures.
  • Educates patient regarding procedure, equipment and exam to ensure understanding and cooperation.
  • Performs Daily QA.
  • Assists with scheduling of patients as needed.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Performs VNA punctures as necessary and maintains competencies.
  • Maintains all aspects of the CT area including the technical and clerical components to ensure proper quality assurance results and any required documentation.
  • Keeps the area in a state of inspection readiness and compliance (i.e. JCAHO, ODH, etc.)
  • Acquires, archives, transmits, and prints images via PACS.
  • Transmits images and appropriate paperwork after hours.
  • Processes billing via RIS.
  • Observes potential equipment dysfunctions and reports problems to appropriate individuals.
  • Maintains available equipment up-time at the highest level for patient accessibility.
  • Provides coverage as needed and is available to cover shifts as needed.
  • May be assigned to a primary site, but is required to cover other modalities, sites and/or locations as needed.
  • Instructs and mentors new hires and Radiology students.
  • Continually strives to learn new technical information and skills through attendance of periodic in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.


  • Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(R) (ARRT), in good standing.
  • Certification in Computed Tomography (CT) required within one year of hire: R.T.(R) (CT) (ARRT).
  • Current state licensure required prior to employment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Ability to communicate well with Radiologists and Physicians to coordinate proper imaging of patients.
  • Strong communication skills are essential to provide excellent care to patients and families.
  • Ability to work well with minimal or no direct supervision.
  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and related pathologic processes.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience as a General Radiologic Technologist preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7180251 (Ref:ccf19123202)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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