Lead CT Technologist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/20/2019
  • Job ID:
    19009101
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Texas Health Huguley Hospital

Job Description


Description


Lead CT Tech -  Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth


Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028


Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX


  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.


  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  



Work Hours/Shift:


Full Time



You Will Be Responsible For:


Assists physicians and performs quality Imaging procedures at a level of competence not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.  Work is stressful and heavy in nature.  Lifts, turns and stoops while moving patients.


•     Maintains radiation protection standards for patients, employees and self during exposures as outlined in the State of Texas Regulations for Control of Radiation. Uses Image Wisely, Image Gently, and ALARA for best radiation protection of patients.


•     Establishes appropriate technical factors, positions patients properly, collimates to area of interest, utilizes proper film size and labels radiographs correctly.


•     Utilizes lead-blockers, aprons, gloves and cones during exposures as evidenced by films and noted by supervisor.


•     Administers appropriate diagnostic contrast media as directed, i.e., intravenous, oral, rectal, etc.


•     Documents incidents, reactions and/or unusual occurrences at time of incident.


•     Identifies patient according to name band and verbally verifies name when possible.


•     Stocks exam rooms with required supply items as listed in rooms and monitored by supervisor.


•     Accepts responsibilities in front office as needed.


•     Is active in process improvement for the Radiology Department.


•     Responsible to coordinate daily work.


•     Responsible for maintaining a work schedule in CT.


•     Adjusts staff coverage of CT area to maintain adequate, but not excessive, coverage at all times.


•     Is responsible for quality control in the Radiology department.


•     Maintains quality control on a daily basis such as image quality.


•     Maintains detailed problem log, showing problem areas and possible root causes.


•     Records and analyzes data and shares results with Director/Assistant Director.


Qualifications


What You Will Need:


  • Graduate of approved AMA program of Radiologic Technology.

  • 10 years of experience preferred.

  • Must be a Registered ARRT.

  • Must be state licensed, registered in the advanced modality of CT.
  • Has direct responsibility over the CT technologists, as well as limited supervisory responsibilities during absence of the Director.





Job Summary:


Supervises CT directly.  Ensures that staffing and workflow are progressing in an efficient and effective manner.  Performs CT procedures and examinations at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.  Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis.  Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures as assigned.  The Technologist works closely with the Director and Assistant Director to manage whatever challenges arise in Diagnostic x-ray.




 





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

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