Sr. CT Tech

Wake Forest Baptist Health Winston Salem, NC
Job Summary: Effectively and efficiently performs and teaches staff and students age appropriate CT and diagnostic examinations by demonstrating proficient use of equipment and advanced CT applications across all service locations. Provides direction and supervision to departmental...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Jobs/Sr---CT-Tech-29440.htmJob Description

Job Summary: Effectively and efficiently performs and teaches staff and students age appropriate CT and diagnostic examinations by demonstrating proficient use of equipment and advanced CT applications across all service locations. Provides direction and supervision to departmental staff. Acts as a supportive management team member. Manages multiple tasks, and engages as a departmental leader within a limited supervised environment.

Education / Experience:

* Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology

* Minimum two years experience as a diagnostic radiologic/CT technologist

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration:

* Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiography and Computerized Radiography

* Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

* BLS (CPR) certification

Essential Functions:

1. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. Models and ensures compliance with departmental Standards of Behavior and the medical center Values/Behavior Anchors. Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Assumes responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures. Participates in departmental in-service and educational offerings. Contributes to the overall quality of service.

2. Performs or assists in performing quality CT and diagnostic and interventional procedures as applicable, on all equipment utilized by work assignment. Communicates non-standard patient positioning and other complications to acquiring optimal imaging to the radiologist via the Memo option in PACS. Prepares power injector and IV contrast for administration and administers contrast according to protocol and contrast administration guidelines. Be an active and willing participant with implementing workflow and protocol changes.

3. Maintains coordination of activities with others to accomplish work objectives by assessing and reassigning staff as needed to meet daily demand and productivity targets. Coordinates technical coverage, supervises schedules and assignments and provides bi-annual evaluations of staff. Demonstrates effective teamwork skills to promote a cooperative work environment. Provides emergency on-call coverage after normal working hours as required.

4. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies; recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergency situations, initiating emergency procedures as necessary.

5. Maintains knowledge of procedures, equipment and systems used to perform job functions and acts as a resource for other staff/healthcare personnel when procedural/protocol questions arise. Orders and maintains availability of supplies and readiness of equipment. Reports patient safety concerns and equipment malfunctions promptly and appropriately. Ensures clinical areas supervised remain clean, neat and orderly, free of safety hazards and comply with OSHA, Infection Control and The Joint Commission standards.

6. Collaborates with departmental leadership to develop, implement and communicate departmental Quality Improvement and safety initiatives.

7. Provides instruction, education and consultation to health care personnel and patients to promote improved quality of patient care. Conduct and/or coordinate educational opportunities for technical staff each year. Readily shares professional knowledge and educational material.

8. Participates in planning by establishing personal goals to support quality improvement efforts and contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives. Assists in development of new programs or services of the assigned areas.

Skills and Qualifications:

* Able to multitask and prioritize clinical responsibilities

* Able to work in a fast paced, potentially stressful environment.

* Able to communicate effectively and professionally with physicians, staff, and other medical center personnel regarding patient care

* Able to communicate with patients of varying age groups.

* Able to maintain a positive, effective working relationship with staff and leadership.

* Able to teach and provide instruction and assess image/exam quality

* Able to use sound judgment in decision-making

Work Environment:

* Exposed to infections and contagious diseases.

* Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases.

* Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes.

* Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards

* Frequently exposed to radiation hazards.

* Exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical/power equipment.

* Exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens.

* Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals.

* Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases.

* Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment.

* Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness).

* Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.

* Handles emergency or crisis situations.

* Subject to long irregular hours.

* Handles absentee replacement on short notice.

* Clean work area.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-2424. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.