Lead CT Technologist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/24/2020
  • Job ID:
    20005028
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

CT Technologist Lead AdventHealth Main Campus

Location Address: 9100 W 74th Street, Overland Park KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with four campuses

You Will Be Responsible For:
  •  Performs all exams using established protocols. Uses facility policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. Properly screens patients for any contrast allergies. Performs complicated 3D and CTA studies
  • Completes all exams in a timely manner, keeps work flow moving, and minimizes empty table time. Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and discharge of OP's. Monitors daily time and attendance. Orders supplies  
  • Performs all types of imaging procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors, monitors, and medical equipment.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients of all ages, adapting protocols as necessary. Serves as a clinical instructor
  • Properly screens patients of childbearing age, and operates all imaging equipment in a safe manner minimizing radiation exposure to patients, families, and co-workers. Practices infection control standards, and utilizes approved PPE and disinfectant agents. Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room. Performs QA on CT scanners. Employee job duties may include transport of pharmaceutical waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area. Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling pharmaceutical waste) to include proper handling and transport of pharmaceutical waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment
  • Reviews all images of all exams, repeating images as necessary for best possible result. Assists others in these decisions and notifies physician of emergent findings according to established protocol. Provides supervisor/manager feedback for employees' evaluations, and conducts evaluations with employees at respective campus if appropriate; daily coaching of CT images
  • Uses computer system for ordering, changing, and canceling exams according to protocol. Confirms order matches exam before pushing to PACS or correctly fixes exams on workstation or PACS
  • Assists with collection of data entry for all process improvement projects realizing final goals of department.  Maintains a knowledge and understanding of process improvement initiatives for the department
  • Actively participates in exceptional customer service and utilizes Service Recovery techniques for patients and families as needed 
  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined by the state of the facility, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of the facility non-waived Point of Care training
  • Maintains radiation protection standards according to (ALARA) principles
  • Assists physicians in cases of adverse reaction, performance of interventional/biopsy procedures using sterile technique and in acute emergencies when necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 
  • Completion of radiologic technology training and A.R.R.T.(R) registration 
  • Computed Tomography A.R.R.T. (CT) certification 
  • State specific General radiographer state license
  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience 
  • Two years of CT experience
  • Ability to analyze and assess data, techniques, methodology, equipment operation, and quality control to ensure that information is obtained and presented accurately
  • Up-to-date knowledge of patient positioning and equipment operations, including x-ray machines and printers
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English 
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
Job Summary:
Under general supervision, is responsible for managing the daily operations in the CT area to ensure smooth and efficient flow including maintenance of supplies within designated budget. Performs the imaging of both neuro and body scans following the facilities parameters, building/performance of complicated 3D and CTA studies and performs QA audits. Utilizes the hospital performance improvement process in the goals of Imaging Services. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all referring physicians, hospital, and commercial agencies. Meets with customers and partners to ensure service levels are maintained (rounding). Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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