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Company: Prisma Health
Location: Columbia, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the manager and the in-charge technologist, the CT Technologist is expected to perform a variety of procedures applying ionizing radiation. Performance of specific tasks is indicated below for CT purpose according to the department policy. Positive contribution to interpersonal relationships concerning all parties is according to Prisma Health policy.Performs CT scans as directed by the Manager. Communicates with the physician and other work-related personnel appropriately. All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Prisma Health's values: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Are you a Computed Tomography (CT) Tech interested in Acute Care?

You can apply now and learn more about the opportunities and multiple specialty areas our CT Techs support at Prisma Health in the Columbia, SC area. We have opportunities at the following acute care hospitals:

  • Baptist Hospital
  • Richland Hospital
  • Tuomey Hospital

We offer a sign-on bonus for eligible full-time positions.  CT Tech's must have both ARRT (*) and South Carolina (SCRQSA) certifications.  We also offer $1,800 student tax-free loan repayment (per year) and $2,500 tuition assistance (per year).

Once you apply, our Talent Acquisition Team will reach out and schedule a time to discuss the many exciting opportunities Prisma Health has to offer. Not ready to apply or want to learn more about Prisma Health? Please visit for more information about our organization.

* This position offers a grace period to obtain specific modality certification.


  • Identifies patients and procedures.  Communicate with nursing or physician concerning patient.  Inform nursing of patients that need IV sedation or biopsies.  Fill out CT questionnaire and female questionaire on all patients between the ages of 12-55 yrs. old. Positions patients accurately for all CT procedures.  Patients are transferred and positioned correctly for anatomy to be demonstrated for best visibility. Know scanning protocols in depth.  Must be able to perform procedures correctly using protocol book for reference.  Studies must be done in a timely manner and taken to the radiologist for interpretation as soon as possible after completion of exam.  Write time procedure is finished and filmed on patient board.  Films must be archived and taken to radiologist for reading. Obtains appropriate supplies and prepares room for patient.  Keeps room cleaned and stocked at all times.  Adequate supplies and linens must always be available.  Tables and trays must be cleaned after each patient. Use proper technique when injection IV contrast.  Ensure IV is working and checked first with an injection of saline.  Choose correct method of injection (hand or injector). Must be proficient in filming from imaging workstation.  3D imaging and multiplanar reconstruction.  Responds to codes and other emergency situations appropriately. - 50%
  • Explains CT procedure to patient and/or family member.  Obtains completed questionnaire and proper history and clinical from patient, floor or physician's office. Informs patients and families of all delays. Trains co-workers and students. Assist other technologists when not busy in  assigned CT room. - 20%
  • Acquires requisition and checks for appropriate clinical. Charges procedure, supplies and surgical codes when exam is completed.  Indicates no-film badge wearing name and fluoro time.  Adds surgical charges when needed. Operates the PAC's system appropriately and verify studies before sending to archive. Reports equipment problems to supervisor, in-charge tech and documents confirmation numbers. Appropriate forms must be completed for all procedures.  Fill out contrast sheet on all patients receiving IV and rectal contrast.  A contrast media form must be filled out on all patients, CT forms must be filled out on all patients. Communicates with radiologist to determine appropriate protocols for each exam.  Correct protocols are utilized as prescribed by the radiologist.  Procedures must be performed as directed by the radiologist.  Correct scans as performed. Demonstrates recognition of anatomy and pathology as related to scan being processed. Perform warm up calibrations as needed. - 20%
  • Correct protocols are utilized as prescribed by the radiologist.  Procedures must be performed as directed by the radiologist.  Correct scans as performed. Demonstrates recognition of anatomy and pathology as related to scan being processed. Perform warm up calibrations as needed.  Maintain competency needed for working in the CT department. Performs point of care testing. - 10%

Supervisory/Management Responsibility


Minimum Requirements

Certification Program - Graduate of accredited Radiologic Technology program with ARRT certification in CT

In Lieu Of

Team members employed in this job on 11/08/2020 are grandfathered from the minimum requirements noted above.

Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses

ARRT Registered and registered in CT


SCRQSA License

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Excellent Customer Service Skills

3D Imaging preferred

Basic computer skills

Knowledge of office equipment (fax/copier)

Data entry

Work Shift

Variable (United States of America)




7001 Corporate


70019061 Talent Acquisition

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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