At UPMC, we are committed to keeping our communities safe and healthy as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. Visit upmc.com/vaccinesupport to learn more about how you can help.

Our recruiters will continue to fill positions throughout this time, but interviews and other processes may be modified to protect the safety of our candidates and employees. Thank you for your patience.

For more information about UPMC's response to COVID-19, please visit upmc.com/coronavirus.

Search Our Jobs

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

CT Technologist

Description

Are you someone who thrives off working with a close team? At UPMC Mercy, each department collaborates with one another, so you will experience a culture like no other. UPMC Mercy is Pittsburgh’s only Catholic hospital with specialized services, including the neurosciences, Level I trauma and burn services, women’s health, orthopaedics, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. 
 
This full-time CT Technologist position will be scheduled varied shifts and days with weekend and holiday responsibilities.
 

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package that few employers can match, a generous sign-on bonus of $6,000 to those who qualify, and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today to find out where your career can take you!

 Sign-On Bonus Details:

$6,000 for a 2 year commitment

 
Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs computed tomography procedures utilizing established scan protocols, including contrast administration without requiring constant supervision.
  • Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgement to adjust protocols and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation appropriately for diagnostic CT purposes.
  • Utilizes complex imaging equipment for the acquisition, analysis, reconstruction, and documentation of image data and completes procedures according to protocol.
  • Demonstrates proper technique in venipuncture; demonstrates proper use of power injector according to set protocols set by department and/or manufacturer.
  • Administers PO, rectal, and IV contrast per physician orders/department policy and assess patients for potential risk factors prior to the administration of the contrast media required for the imaging procedure.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity, and respect. 
  • Able to work as a team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient's fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. 
  • Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data. 
  • Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an ARRT approved school of Radiologic Technology or completion of accredited CNMT program.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • ARRT certified as a Radiologic Technologist is required or certified by a CNMT program. 
  • Must obtain CT Board Certification within 18 months of hire date.  
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • American Registered Radiologic Technologists
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Nuclear Medical Technologist Certification
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct