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Lead - CT Technologist - $32-51 per hour

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Pearland
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Memorial Hermann Health System is seeking a CT Technologist Lead for a job in Pearland, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: CT Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.Job SummaryPosition responsible for fulfilling a leadership role and a clinical expert role in the delivery and management of comprehensive patient care within the Imaging Services departments of the hospital, utilizing research and evidence-based practice as necessary. Position is responsible for providing expert care to patients from multiple services/specialties, and for complex diagnosis. Senior imaging technologist with knowledge of interdepartmental and inter-hospital policies, procedures and departmental guidelines, and demonstrates excellence while carrying out these policies. The Lead Technologist monitors and maintains responsibility for department's high quality patient care by matching patient needs with departmental resources. The Lead Technologist possesses the experience, knowledge, abilities and willingness to act as a clinical resource person. In addition, they provide operations coordination and professional leadership. The Lead Technologist exhibits strong leadership skills, including the willingness and ability to hold department staff accountable for customer relations, risk reduction and process improvement initiatives on a 24 hour basis, and ensuring all quality standards.Job Description*Must be registered for CT*Additional modality strongly desiredMinimum QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic TechnologyLicenses/Certifications:
    • Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
    • Other required licenses and certifications are dependent on the modality/specialty of the incumbent:Radiology Technologist
      • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required
      • Registered Radiology Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-R), requiredComputed Tomography (CT)
        • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required
        • Registered CT Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-CT), requiredMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
          • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required
          • Registered MRI Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-MR), requiredNuclear Medicine
            • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required
            • One (1) of the following required:
            • Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-N); or
            • Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)Mammography
              • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required
              • Registered Radiology Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-R), required
              • Registered Mammography Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-M), requiredUltrasound
                • One (1) of the following required:
                • Registered Vascular Sonographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-VS); or
                • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers; or
                • Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International; or
                • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International; or
                • Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International; or
                • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
                  • Five (5) years of prior experience as an imaging tech (for example: CT Technologist, MRI Technologist, etc.) in an acute hospital setting.
                  • Demonstrated excellent technical skills with ability to perform imaging on patients of all ages with all types of conditions.
                  • Demonstrated leadership skills in all aspects of department operations.
                  • Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions.
                  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.Principal Accountabilities
                    • Authorized to plan, coordinate, and direct all activities between diagnostic testing and nursing staff, emergency/critical care and primary physicians, including registration personnel to facilitate rapid patient flow through the department in order to attain positive outcomes.
                    • Directs and evaluates departmental throughput; delegates or provides backup assistance.
                    • Makes daily assignments for all departmental personnel. Has thorough understanding of care required for all services provided in department, identifies and utilizes available resources to resolve any problems.
                    • Ensures safe care to patients and adheres to and develops evidence-based practice procedures, policies, and standards of care; utilizes research-based evidence and participates in research protocols; develops patient-focused clinical programs; provides staff education; promotes quality care within operating budgetary specifications.
                    • Assists physicians in prioritizing his/her work. Gives verbal reminders to physicians of workflow trends and issues or items that need to be completed.
                    • Notifies Director of significant occurrences, interventions, or delays.
                    • Acts as a liaison between departmental staff, medical personnel, patients and family members. Will assist in any patient care concerns, issues, and complaints.
                    • Promotes staff professional growth and development, serving as a mentor, coach, and preceptor to less experienced staff. Provides input to the Manager/Director regarding staff performance and educational needs. Assists with the annual performance review of those staff members.
                    • Coordinates and collaborates with other clinical coordinators or team leads in the department.
                    • Delegates and assigns additional tasks to staff and oversees their completion, according to professional guidelines and requirements.
                    • Ensures shift-to-shift equipment maintenance and stocking of supplies within department rooms/areas by assigning specific staff members and reviewing to ensure tasks have been completed appropriately.
                    • Requires completion of incident/occurrence reports regarding unplanned, adverse, or potentially litigious events, per hospital requirements.
                    • Receives and gives verbal report on clinical and departmental conditions to and from on/off-going staff.
                    • Requires and facilitates handoff process for all patients.
                    • Requires and performs walking rounds to ensure safe conditions and availability of equipment and supplies.
                    • Provides written shift reports as required to the Manager/Director.
                    • Develops policies and procedures for all areas within department.Leadership Responsibilities
                      • Possesses professional and interpersonal communication skills and uses constructive, respectful tones and modes of communication, regardless of the situation.
                      • Has the ability and willingness to coach, teach and mentor staff, clinically and professionally.
                      • Exhibits verbal and non-verbal support of administrative and departmental quality, customer relations, clinical policies and improvement initiatives and expectations.
                      • Provides shift direction during implementation of process changes.
                      • Interacts with internal and external customers using exemplary customer satisfaction techniques and requires the same of staff members.
                      • Represents departmental leadership in a positive light.
                      • Provides guidance and support for staff.
                      • Role-modeling teamwork.
                      • Provides input to the Manager/Director regarding staff performance and educational needs.
                      • Participates in quality and performance improvement initiatives.
                      • Attends staff meetings and other required leadership meetings.
                      • Facilitates staff meetings and agenda items.
                      • Participates in creating schedules for technologists to ensure department's full coverage.
                      • Active member in hospital committee's as needed and ensures that the diagnostic testing department is represented at minimum of 75% of all meetings year.
                      • Review quality concerns or variances with staff members and educates as necessary.
                      • Assists Leadership team with interview process to ensure new hire appropriateness.
                      • Plan and mentor new hires throughout orientation period and acts as a resource after orientation completion.
                      • Assists with departmental Super User needs, as required.
                      • Weekly review with staff all important updates and news. Coordinates these details with diagnostic testing leadership team.
                      • Educational Needs Assessment and creation of plans to ensure staff are educated as necessary.
                      • Monitors and provides input for Corrective Action in regards tMemorial Hermann Health System Job ID #10276_2029934344. Posted job title: Lead CT Imaging TechnologistAbout Memorial Hermann Health SystemCompany Overview:Charting a better future. A future that's built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 270 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 114 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $411 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do - charting a better future for all.
                        *Memorial Hermann Health System owns and operates 14 hospitals and has joint ventures with three other hospital facilities, including Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy.
                        Our MissionMemorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health.
                        Our VisionTo create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.
                        Our ValuesCommunity: We value diversity and inclusion and commit to being the best healthcare provider, employer and partner.Compassion: We understand our privileged role in people's lives and care for everyone with kindness and respect.Credibility: We conduct ourselves and our business responsibly and prioritize safety, quality and service when making decisions.Courage: We act bravely to innovate and achieve world-class experience and outcomes for patients, consumers, partners and the community.Benefits
                        • Dental benefits
                        • Vision benefits
                        • Employee assistance programs
                        • 403b retirement plan
                        • Health Care FSA
                        • Dependent Care FSA
                        • School loan reimbursement

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