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Lead Market Radiology Technologist / RSO

Company: The Hospitals of Providence
Location: El Paso
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:
Emerus is the nations first and largest operator of small-format hospitals, also known as community or neighborhood hospitals. Emerus leading national health system partners include Allegheny Health Network, Ascension, Baptist Health System, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican, The Hospitals of Providence, INTEGRIS and MultiCare. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals takes charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. Emerus distinctive level of care earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for Superior Patient Experience in six of the past seven years. More information is available at www.emerus.com.

Position Overview:
The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of imaging procedures, including CT and X-Rays, and fluoroscopy (if applicable) at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. This position will assist with designing and implementing a regional imaging strategy, procedures, equipment and policies. He/she works closely with Hospital Administrators in managing their radiology teams in the operation of all of the facility's equipment, including computerized tomography scanners, X-ray machines and ultrasound imaging equipment.

Essential Job Functions:
Operate and maintain all imaging department equipment including but not limited to X-Ray, CT, C-Arm, CR reader, and PACSPerform all imaging exams in accordance with established policies, procedures, regulations, and laws and ensure the physician on duty is notified of the resultsPerform all routine daily, weekly, monthly, and periodic maintenance and function checks following established protocol for all imaging equipmentAssist Director of Radiology with the development, implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of departmental programs, policies, procedures and protocolsEnsure and maintain required documentation for compliance with general safety, radiation safety, environmental and infection control standards, and with local, state, FDA, ACR, DNV and HIPPA regulations.Ensure that all radiology staff are properly oriented and trained on equipment and competent in its use, and that annual competencies, certifications, licensure and education requirements are current. Plan, develop and provide continuing education and training to Rad Techs.Direct the maintenance of radiology equipment, supplies and materials in a condition to promote efficient, safe and effective services for patients, physicians, and staffAssess the accuracy of images and handles all technical troubleshooting and quality assurance issuesRetain records of all analytic activities performed for a minimum of two yearsPerform basic clinical procedures under the direction of the physician and/or nurse on dutyProvide technical assistance and supportive patient care to assist the physicians, nurses and other technical and administrative staff in meeting the needs of individual patients throughout the facility.Maintain all required documentation, logs, charts, forms and records in paper and electronic formatsCollect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulationsMaintain an adequate supply of all reagents and consumables to perform quality testingPerform Quality Control as established by this laboratoryPerform Proficiency Testing and/or Split Sample analysis periodically as established by this facilityPerform all Quality Assessment activities assigned to this position and document these activities for periodic review by the Laboratory Supervisor and/or the Laboratory DirectorMonitor compliance with standards, identify variances or inabilities to meet established targets and implement action to ensure that targets are met

Other Job Functions:
Perform duties as ER Technician as neededAttend and participates in hospital committees, as appropriateTravel to all facility locations as requiredAttend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as requiredCreate staff schedules for radiology technologists at assigned facilityEnsures compliance with state and federal requirements for medical imaging and radiology safety as well as all Radiation Safety Officer ResponsibilitiesAbility to work off-hours as requiredProvide input to Hospital Administrators in the hiring, scheduling and performance management of radiology staffCollaborate with physicians and staff to resolve problems and provide advice concerning technical procedures, techniques, and equipmentPerform additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED, requiredGraduation from an AMA-approved school of Radiology Technology, requiredCertified as a medical radiologic technologist and/or CT machine operator as required by the state in which practicing, requiredRegistered Technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in radiography and computed tomography, requiredCurrent BLS certification through the American Heart Association, requiredAssociates Degree in radiology, preferred3+ years radiologic/imaging experience, preferred2+ years of CT experience, preferred1+ years of emergency room experience, preferredProficiency with most X-ray/CT equipment, manufacturers hardware/software and PACS

Keywords: The Hospitals of Providence, El Paso , Lead Market Radiology Technologist / RSO, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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