Individuals applying to the School of Diagnostic Imaging - Computed Tomography Program shall:
- ~ Be a registered technologist in radiography, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy, or a student in the final year of one of the aforementioned programs.
- ~ Technologists are required to provide a copy of ARRT or equivalent license.
- ~ Students without ARRT or equivalent registration, must provide school transcripts and receive approval from CT/MRI program coordinator.
- ~ Have good eyesight either naturally or through correction. They must be able to see the printed words in a radiographic textbook and be able to read and accurately interpret the numbers on a chart.
- ~ Possess the ability to hear instructions and respond to verbal requests by patient/customers.
- ~ Be able to lift a minimum of thirty (30) pounds and possess the ability to support up to 175 pounds. Must assist, support and move patients from wheelchairs and carts onto radiographic examination tables which requires the use of their legs, backs and associated muscles.
- ~ Be able to move around and stand with hands free for long periods of time as radiographers work while standing, sometimes for hours at a time.
- ~ Possess good verbal and nonverbal communication skills as evidenced by the application and interview process. Must verbally instruct patients and be able to express concern and empathy for patients.
- ~ Must perform data entry with dexterity and accuracy.
- ~ Students must be physically and mentally capable of fulfilling the objectives of the radiography program. The school will make reasonable accommodations to assist a student with a disability to advance through the program. Students must have sensory function adequate for patient assessment and care. They must possess the physical status needed to provide all apsects of care in a safe manner. (Please see Special Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Policy in Student Policy and Procedure Manual)
- ~ Cleveland Clinic does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs or activities, on the basis of age, gender, race, national origin, religion, creed, color, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ethnicity, ancestry, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cleveland Clinic administers all programs and services without regard to disability, and provides reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.
- ~ Venipuncture: Required of all students prior to clinical experience. Offered by the Nursing Education Department through the Cleveland Clinic School of Diagnostic Imaging.