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Lead CT Technologist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Sun City West, Arizona Department Name: CT Scanning-Hosp Work Shift: Day Job Category:Clinical Care *10k Sign On Incentive* Great careers are built at Banner Health. We understand that talented health care professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices throughout our network of facilities. Apply today, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Phoenix is Arizona's major city and the fifth most populated city in the United States. It includes the posh resorts and green golf courses of Scottsdale, Tempe's lively college-town vibes, arts-friendly Mesa and pro-sports hub Glendale, several American Indian tribal lands, and the suburban cities of Chandler and Gilbert. Schedule Details: 4 Nights per week (10hr shifts) 8pm-630am Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. There is call & Holiday coverage rotations.Call requirements usually consist of 2 holidays (1 major holiday and 1 minor holiday per year that rotates based on Banner's 6 recognized holidays). Call pay rate is standard at 5 dollars an hour with double time for call back. Preferred qualifications: 2 years of CT experience within a hospital preferred. Cardiac and procedure experienced is preferred but not required. Would consider new to service for that special candidate. Looking for someone with a positive attitude, integrity, empathic patient care, ability to work well as a team member and individual, self starter. Specific job details: - In this lead CT role, there would be a focus on patient safety oversight - You will lead and mentor technologist team members in providing superior patient care, comfort, safety and confidentiality- Operation of CT Scanners: responsible for patient safety, the performance of high-quality Scans, performing and remaining current on CT protocols- Communicate and work with house leadership, emergency department and nursing floors to prioritize workflow/throughput.- Oversee the vetting of patients to assure safety.- Work with other lead techs and staff to assure appropriate coverage of the department. - Ensure that the department is kept ready for Joint Commission review and ACR standards.- Cleaning of equipment, and scan room preparation.- Troubleshooting equipment issues and reporting them to the relevant department when necessary- Utilize ancillary tools and equipment appropriately: PACS and other software systems- Image Post Processing: responsible for post processing images including transfer of images to PACS, ensuring all post processing steps are complete Unit/ Position/ Team: 500 bed hospital, patient population has been mainly geriatric to adult but is shifting towards adult/family. This position is a part of a team that offers compassionate care to our community utilizing quality equipment in a robust department. Additional Details Day in the life: The day begins with relieving the night shift at 6am, planning the day's inpatient flow while covering any ED exams that arise with the help of a Tech Aide. On Fridays other techs arrive around 730a to assist. Outpatients and Procedures are done on Fridays. On Sat & Sun, along with the TA, a 730 Tech, and a 12p Tech the bulk of the work is ED along with some inpatients and an occasional procedure. Equipment used: 2 Siemens Somatom Definition AS+ 128 and one 64slice Number of staff they will be working with: 1-3 depending on time of day Number of patients they will see daily: 3 per hour on average Types of procedures: Wide range of procedures including: head, spine, torso, extremities, CTA, cardiac & procedures $10,000.00 Sign-on Incentive for CT Techs with a minimum of 12 months of CT Experience; requires a 1 year commitment. Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 390 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services. Job Description POSITION SUMMARYThis position facilitates services and provides clinical support within the department. Performs prescribed procedures as directed by following department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to organize and provide care appropriate to patient population.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Provides or facilitates patient care for patient populations and serves as a resource to staff for clinical support. Assumes responsibility for direct patient care when necessary. Promotes interdisciplinary patient care planning and patient education.2. Demonstrates leadership qualities in support of department needs and collaborates with various departments, outside vendors, and other departments to assure adequate resources and the proper coordination of safe, efficient patient care management.3. Serves as resource to patients, families, providers and staff in providing care by facilitating patient flow. Assists in the interpretation of department/facility/system policies within the clinical setting. Responsible for providing safe and cost effective care while considering patient satisfaction and customer service.4. Participates in staff development, orientation, education and evaluation of clinical competencies. Mentors staff to increase clinical, critical thinking and problem solving skills. May participate in employee performance assessments.5. Supports change and assists in the development, interpretation, implementation and evaluation of the process improvement and quality management activities of the department/system. May serve as QA and clinical educator. May coordinate and assist in development of QI/QC projects.6. Monitors staff usage and ensures staffing meets patient needs in a fiscally responsible manner.7. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to imaging practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information. Adheres to safety policies.8. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Performs prescribed procedures in accordance with established departmental/facility policies and procedures.9. This position functions within the Imaging department of the assigned facility. Participates on committees as assigned. Internal customers: All levels of medical imaging and nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients and family members.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSCertificate or diploma from an approved/accredited Radiologic Technology program or equivalent program for other modalities (MRI, Nuclear Medicine, CAT Scan, Mammography, Diagnostic imaging).Requires national certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and/or modality qualified licensure (NMTCB, ARDMS, ARMRIT). Licensure by state regulatory agency required, if applicable. Advance certification by accrediting body in specialty required (MRI, Nuclear Medicine, CAT Scan, Mammography), if applicable. BLS certification required. Depending on certification and modality(ies) coordinating, may be assigned to a single modality or Multi-Modality Medical Imaging Coordinator role (Ultrasound Coordinator, MRI Coordinator, Mult Mod Med Img Coord, etc.)This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with three plus years of experience. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Health care related Bachelors degree and prior supervisory experience preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred. EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans Our organization supports a drug-free work environment. Privacy Policy

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