Cat Scan Technologist Day

Location: Main Campus

Schedule: 3rd shift Sunday - Thursday




Gain excellent, well-rounded experience as a CT TECH for a LEVEL 1 Trauma Center! As an academic medical center, The MetroHealth System in Cleveland, Ohio, is committed to investing in our caregivers. All didactic and clinical training will be supported by MetroHealth. Sign-on bonuses up to $15,000 and potential relocation support is available. MetroHealth is Greater Cleveland's most experienced Level 1 Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. As a safety net hospital, MetroHealth plays an essential role in the region, caring for anyone and everyone, regardless of an ability to pay.

Primary Patient Population:

• Underserved population in the Greater Cleveland area

• Trauma Patients

• Stroke Patients

• Cancer Patients

Primary skills utilized/learned:

• Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology

o Neuro, MSK, abdominothoracic, and cardiac anatomy

• IV Starts

• Produces quality CT images in a variety of settings

• Assisting with CT Guided Procedures including biopsies, drain placements, and tumor ablations

• Patient scheduling and coordination for inpatients and outpatients

• Educating patients regarding procedures, equipment, and examination to maintain basic understanding and comfort.

• On the spot critical thinking

• Effective communication skills

• Functions well under stress and with minimal supervision

• Works well both independently and as part of the CT Team

Personnel CT Tech will work with:

• The CT staff work closely with Nurses, Physicians, Respiratory Therapists and other care team members throughout the hospital to provide the best care possible for all MetroHealth patients.

Awards or Recognitions the unit has received:

• All CT scanners are ACR Accredited

o Brand new Siemens edge and dual source Force scanner

o Fuji 256 ED specific unit

o GE PET scanner 256

• All CT Technologists credentialed through ARRT

• Performs a variety of technical procedures utilizing CT (Computed Tomography) scanning equipment in the diagnosis of diseases in humans.

• Provides a safe and supporting care environment for patients undergoing procedures involving the use of CT, while assisting the radiologists and nursing staff during those procedures.

• Functions in a multi-purpose role depending on the needs of the patients and the department, and in line with The MetroHealth System approved policies and procedures in accordance with specific governing ODH regulations.



• Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology Program

• Registered Radiology Technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

• ARRT CT credential or obtains within one year of employment.

• Valid Ohio Radiographer License (ODH)

• American Heart Association BLS Certification or obtains within the standard probationary period.


• One year related experience, as well as advanced certification through the ARRT in CT.

Physical Requirements:

• May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day.

• May need to lift, pull or push over 50 lbs.

• May need to sit or stand for extended periods.

• See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

• Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.