WellStar Health Systems Chief Tech Radiology - Clinical Imaging X Rays - Full Time in austell, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

Supervises staff to ensure that ordered diagnostic procedures are performed efficiently and professionally, assists

scheduling personnel to ensure adequate staff coverage. The technologist assists with providing safe, age

appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department per department procedures. The

technologist has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. He/she is

responsible for performing a wide variety of technical, clerical and leadership procedures requiring independent

judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. The

chief technologist can independently perform job functions. Chief Tech must be competent to perform and post

process advanced protocols. Ability to mentor fellow techs in modality. Oversees supply management and practices

in a cost-effective manner. Actively works the incomplete exam report to ensure that all studies in modality are read

by a qualified physician in a timely manner. Working knowledge of Information Systems required to complete daily,

weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual quality checks. Reviews images for quality and completeness.

Able to constructively deliver feedback on staff’s quality of images. Provides feedback on staff quality of images and

patient interaction to Manager. Perform mid-year and annual skills assessments and evaluations as directed by

departmental leadership.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiology Technology. Prefer BS degree in

Health Sciences or related field, if not ARRT.

Required Minimum Certification: ARRT -R; Current BLS certification.

Required Minimum Experience: Three (3) years’ experience in Modality. Prefer one (1) year supervisory experience.

Required Minimum Skills: Must exhibit excellent communication skills because this position requires frequent verbal

and written communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental staff and nursing staff. The employee

obtains, presents and discusses clinical information regarding job responsibilities on a routine basis. Candidate must

be able to explain or give directions to maintain goodwill, and obtain cooperation with all contacts. Must possess the

ability to function independently and under pressure while still actively participating in a team environment. Position

requires the employee to exhibit excellent customer service skills always.

Must be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced work environment. Can prioritize appropriately. Must

be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must have excellent

communication skills and the capacity to interact professionally with a variety of “customers”, including but not limited

to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability toprotocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards. Competent in all aspects of modality, patient positioning, exposure factors and radiation protection. Must understand anatomy and pathology as to how they affect the quality of a procedure. Competent to perform all ACR and OEM recommended Quality Control tests. Competent to perform all quality control / quality assurance tests based on ACR guidelines and OEM guidelines. Able to document results of QC/QA accurately and timely on approved ACR or OEM forms. Keeps abreast of new rules and regulations set forth by Federal, State, Local governing bodies, ACR and/or modality specific society best practices. Competent to perform and post-process all advance modality cases. Ability to program or revise scanner/equipment protocols. Must possess critical thinking skills.function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team member with various work teams associated with the position. Must be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices

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Department Clinical Imaging X Rays

Facility WellStar Cobb Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Austell

Shift Days

State Georgia