Lead CT Technologist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/29/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2022
  • Job ID:
    21037303
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

CT Tech Lead – FT – Altamonte

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Altamonte

  •  Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents
  • As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973
  • The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources

Work Hours/Shift:   FT - Fri: 7a-7:30p, Sat & Sun 8a-8:30p

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
  • 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

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience
  • Two years of CT experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • 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

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

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