Radiology Technologist Lead

Radiology Technologist Lead



US-OR-Portland

Job ID: 20-13331
Type: Regular Full-Time
Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus

Overview

At Legacy, our mission is to make life better for others, and we carry out that mission in everything we do. We rely on individuals who are experts in their field and who view their work as vital to the overall success of the healthcare community.

In this evening/night shift, our Lead Radiologic Technologist may also perform ionizing radiographic and fluoroscopic exams according to physician's orders, utilizing knowledge and judgment in regard to exposure factors, imaging technique, and patient treatment.

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland is known for its specialty programs and clinical excellence. Legacy Good Samaritan features nationally renowned doctors in cancer care, kidney transplantations, neurology, ophthalmology, weight-loss surgery, robotic surgery, rehabilitation and more, plus Oregon’s only 24-hour urgent care that’s located alongside an emergency room, with access to emergency care if needed.



Responsibilities

COORDINATION

  • Oversees the daily workload of the staff, including assignments, workflow, problem solving, etc.
  • Creates the staff schedule, including coverage for vacations and sick days.
  • Within scope of the position, responsible for employee performance on a given shift. Brings larger employee performance issues to attention of Supervisor or Manager as appropriate.
  • Facilitates communication among staff, providers and management. Collaborates with other areas, site coordinators, departments and customers in problem solving and project management.
  • Coordinates orientation of new staff.
  • Coordinates with contract services.
  • Coordinates the medical record process.
  • Oversees the on-site referral process.
  • May serve as the payroll timekeeper.
  • Oversees purchasing and supply maintenance in specified area.

IMAGING: Provides quality images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of all equipment.

  • Positions patient for diagnostic radiology according to department procedures, training, and machine requirements.
  • Operates radiology equipment, determines and sets exposure factors, sets technique utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate and quality images with minimal and acceptable repeat rates.
  • Uses computer image processing as needed to select and optimize images.
  • Develops and presents films and related patient information to radiologist for diagnosis.
  • Assists with patient transport by moving patients using standard procedures.

DOCUMENTATION: Gathers complete documentation of all pertinent information to provide accurate and timely service to customers.

  • Identifies patient by checking patient's ID, full name and medical record number according to department procedure.
  • Reviews patient chart and orders to insure correct examination.
  • Labels images completely with demographic, position and other needed documentation.
  • Logs activities, gathers charging information and charges exams as required.
  • Follows department and hospital procedures and policies.
  • Performs quality control and quality assurance, records results and reports variance from normal equipment function.

PERSONAL & PATIENT CARE AND SAFETY: Provides for personal and patient care and safety using professional judgment in accordance with written standards so there is no injury to self or others.

  • Protects patients and others in the area by using proper machine settings and radiation safety standards.
  • Practices universal and blood and body fluid precautions, and sterile practices according to procedures.
  • Communicates and uses knowledge of related anatomy and physiology to insure appropriate and effective care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Maintains awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions to meet their needs.

PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR: Practices professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that lead to physician, patient and co-worker respect and confidence.

  • Informs and educates patient and/or family of all needed information concerning the exam performed.
  • Uses professional judgment and presents a professional image of competency to customer and staff.
  • Maintains professional appearance, punctuality, flexibility, confidentiality and guest relations.
  • Handles stressful situations in ways that promote positive outcomes.
  • Takes personal initiative to maintain current in education (journals, books, in-services, seminars, etc.) in all areas assigned.


Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of certified Radiologic Technology school or program.

Skills/Knowledge: Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled





PI125591200

Company
Legacy Health
Posted
11/03/2020
Salary Range
$41,000.00 - 59,000.00
per Year
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Location
Portland, OR 97209, US