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LEAD RADIOLOGY TECH

Company: Presbyterian Hospital (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Type of Opportunity: Full Time FTE: 1.000000 Exempt: No Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours Summary:Performs radiologic studies as licensure allows and according to established practices and procedures. Takes call if necessary, creates and maintains staff schedules, assists manager with training of new employees, coaching of existing employees, hiring processes, ordering supplies and other duties as determined by direct manager in addition to all responsibilities pertaining to CT Technologists at PresNow. The Lead Technologist will perform both x-ray and CT procedures and the CT/x-ray technologists working at their designated PresNow faciltiy will report to them directly. Responsibilities Responsibilities:*Performs and formats all types of CT scans and radiographs as determined by an ordering physician/radiologist under the policies and procedures set forth by leadership.*Verifies patient name and procedure to be performed beforehand.*Verifies exam order by reviewing patient chart and discussing best practice options with appropriate parties.*Educates patients prior to procedures, explain what to expect and answer patient questions.*Provides written documentation of procedures performed and patient history pertaining to procedures performed.*Assists physicians, nurses, EMTs, RTs, front office staff, and leaders with patient care needs within their scope of care and training level.*Maintains established department policies, procedures, objectives, safety and quality assurance.*Assists in maintaining upkeep of department and equipmentincluding ordering and stocking supplies, cleaning, correcting IT issues and communicating with appropriate parties to maintain facilities and equipment.*Attends departmental staff meetings, pertinent in-services, workshops/seminars for continuing education to enhance professional growth and development as determined by licensure requirements and assignments form leadership team.*Become eligible for CT registry within 2 years of hire, obtain registration within 5 years of hire.*Assists managers with staff schedules, creating processes to ensure consistency and fairness in filling staffing needs as needed.*Provide proof of competency as required by annual and periodic skills assessments.*Planning and coordinating organizational change in alignment with company goals.*Anticipating and addressing customer needs in all forms related to licensure, training and scope of practice.*Educating employees and customers to pertinent information regarding radiation safety, policies and procedures and workflow as needed.*Function as an effective team member through informational support, shift coverage, and responding to needs when requested and able.*Acquiring and applying superior skills to achieve high quality outcomes. Qualifications Other information:*Associates degree, essential.*Lift/push/pull over 80 pounds regularly.*Reach over head and crouch to floor regularly.*Stand/brisk walk regularly.*Computer skills to include email, document creation/editing and typing at a minimum.*Willingness to be in an indoor environment exposed to light, radiation and bodily fluids for entire shift.*BLS*NM Radiologic License*ARRT License Education:Essential:* Associate Degree Credentials:Essential:* NM Radiography Tech Benefits Benefits Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Free wellness programs
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
  • Continuing education and career development opportunities
  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs About Us Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system ofnine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees. Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans. We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come. About New Mexico New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great. Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC. New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west. AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Keywords: Presbyterian Hospital (Albuquerque, N.M.), Albuquerque , LEAD RADIOLOGY TECH, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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