Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

CT Scan Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH17508

Job Title: CT Scan Technologist PD

Department: C T Scan - 1013011

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Meets basic knowledge requirements of a CT Scan Technologist.

Must be registered and in good standing with the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT)

Must hold a current CPR certification from AHA, BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Must have a RI state radiation license and CT supplemental license from the DOH.

Two years of formal training in an approved School of Radiologic Technology requires, plus registration through the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists.

Current, valid license from the Department of Health to practice in the state of Rhode Island.
An in-depth knowledge of all the technical aspects of diagnostic radiologic procedures.

Basic understanding of the operation of computer consoles.

An in-depth knowledge of the operation of the computerized tomographic equipment in order to analyze equipment problems and arrange for its repair.

The interpersonal skills necessary to interface effectively with patients, patient’s families, departmental staff, physicians, and others.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Six months’ experience as a Radioloic Technologist in a hospital radiology department, plus six months specialized training in the operation of the CT Scanner.

Under general supervision of CT Scan Manager and Lead CT Scan Technologist but according to established procedures, operates a CT scanner and related equipment in order to produce radiographs of any designated anatomical area. Collects and completes records on patient data and equipment operation. Provides assistance to patients and Radiologists. Solves minor equipment problems. Performs calibration tests and other quality control functions on equipment and notifies service personnel as required. All essential functions performed in the position reflect age specific needs of the geriatric, adult, and pediatric patients. Fosters patient and family centered care and nursing services in accordance with the Lifespan and Rhode Island Hospital mission, vision, and values, with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.