Chief Rad Tech Reg (Imaging) at Wellstar Health Systems in Austell, Georgia

Posted in Other 3 days ago.





Job Description:

Overview



How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities




Wellstar Cobb in Austell, Georgia is seeking a FT Night Chief Radiology Technologist. This position will work FT Nights - the position will receive night shift differential. The Chief Radiology Technologist supervises staff to ensure that ordered diagnostic procedures are performed efficiently and professionally, assists scheduling personnel to ensure adequate staff coverage. The technologist assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department per department procedures. The technologist has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. He/she is responsible for performing a wide variety of technical, clerical and leadership procedures requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. The chief technologist can independently perform job functions. Chief Tech must be competent to perform and post process advanced protocols. Ability to mentor fellow techs in modality. Oversees supply management and practices in a cost-effective manner. Actively works the incomplete exam report to ensure that all studies in modality are read by a qualified physician in a timely manner. Working knowledge of Information Systems required to complete daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual quality checks. Reviews images for quality and completeness. Able to constructively deliver feedback on staff's quality of images. Provides feedback on staff quality of images and patient interaction to Manager. Perform mid-year and annual skills assessments and evaluations as directed by departmental leadership.



*****Position is eligible for Sign On Bonus and Relocation*****


Qualifications




Required Minimum Education: Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiology Technology. Prefer BS degree in Health Sciences or related field, if not ARRT.



Required Minimum Certification: ARRT -R; Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) is required.



Required Minimum Experience: Three (3) years' experience in Modality. Prefer one (1) year supervisory experience.



Required Minimum Skills: Must exhibit excellent communication skills because this position requires frequent verbal and written communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental staff and nursing staff. The employee obtains, presents and discusses clinical information regarding job responsibilities on a routine basis. Candidate must be able to explain or give directions to maintain goodwill, and obtain cooperation with all contacts. Must possess the ability to function independently and under pressure while still actively participating in a team environment. Position requires the employee to exhibit excellent customer service skills always. Must be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced work environment. Can prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must have excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact professionally with a variety of "customers", including but not limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team member with various work teams associated with theposition. Must be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices,protocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards. Competent in all aspects of modality, patient positioning, exposure factors and radiation protection. Must understand anatomy and pathology as to how they affect the quality of a procedure. Competent to perform all ACR and OEM recommended Quality Control tests. Competent to perform all quality control / quality assurance tests based on ACR guidelines and OEM guidelines. Able to document results of QC/QA accurately and timely on approved ACR or OEM forms. Keeps abreast of new rules and regulations set forth by Federal, State, Local governing bodies, ACR and/or modality specific society best practices. Competent to perform and post-process all advance modality cases. Ability to program or revise scanner/equipment protocols. Must possess critical thinking skills.


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