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Northern Arizona Healthcare Lead Radiology Technologist - MRI in Cottonwood, Arizona

The Lead Radiology Technologist position is responsible for performing general imaging procedures in at least one of the following: diagnostic, interventional, CT, MR, nuclear medicine, or ultrasound. This individual will be a procedure specialist (site visits, new equipment evaluations) as it relates to this individual's area of expertise. S/He leads the team of technologists in assigned modality.

Patient Care

  • Performs prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies. May be caring for neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

  • Produces quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation.

  • Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.

  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals.

  • Performs sterile technique in procedural tasks and able to perform as a scrub tech.

Leadership

  • Demonstrates leadership to address the needs of patients, families and the needs of the Imaging Staff.

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the assigned modality.

  • Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.

  • Responsible for maintaining the work schedule, work flows and staff time off for area.

  • Participates in hiring, evaluations, disciplinary actions, and problem solving; Is the first level in employee grievance procedure.

Education

  • Keeps updated on the knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, radiation physics and radiographic equipment.

  • Exhibits knowledge of radiation safety, general safety, and infection control procedures as well as quality assurance pocess.

  • Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed as well as risk factors and prevention.

Compliance/Safety

  • Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Practices in a safe and cost effective manner.

  • Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.

  • If required for position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job specific training in the specified time frame.

  • Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance.

  • Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors while adhering to safety policies.

  • Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.

  • Responsible for reporting any safety related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

Lead Technologist 3

Current registry in MRI, ARRT and/or Interventional Radiology ARRT- Required

BLS (American Heart Assoc.)- Required

Requisition ID: 2020-7597

Street: 269 S, Candy Ln

Call Required: Yes

Certifications: Basic Life Support, Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

Full Name: First Last: NOELLE VAN WAGENEN

Email Address: noelle.vanwagenen@nahealth.com

Shift: Days

Telecommute: No

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