Texas Health Resources Radiology Lead in Arlington, Texas

Texas Health Resources is seeking to hire a Radiology Lead at Arlington Memorial Hospital.

The address is 800 West Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76012

Salary range is Min-$25.53 /hr to Max-$39.08 /hr- based on relevant work experience

Work Schedule

Full Time (40 hours/week); Working Monday-Friday 7:00AM-3:30PM with rotating weekends. Shift times may vary.

Staff supervision and coordination of daily department activities

Collaborates with the technical staff in organizing and directing department work flow.

Evaluates technical skills, and schedules staff appropriately. Provides adequate staff coverage including vacation schedules, absenteeism and turnover.

Oversees orientation, training and cross-training of new staff to department, assesses their ability to work independently, communicates policies and procedures to staff, and verifies orientation paperwork

Cooperates and coordinates with other managers and team leaders in facilitating communication flow and procedures between technical, clerical, support staff, students and other departments. Communicates with staff through regular meetings and discussions.

Assists in implementing and monitoring performance evaluation procedures, establishing professional development goals, and counseling staff on an ongoing basis as appropriate.

Acts as a technical resource for staff by providing ongoing instruction and assistance with procedures, equipment, and PACS.

Organizes, maintains and updates records of purchases, ordered exams, statistics, and other lists.

Assists with interview and selection of new employees.

Ensures patient care is efficiently and effectively maintained. Monitors and investigates complaints regarding patient care.

Serves as the liaison between the radiology department and external radiology educational programs and provides feedback to clinical instructors regarding student technologists.

Quality Standards

Monitors compliance for accreditation and regulatory agencies and hospital and department standards for safety, infection control, department aesthetics and equipment performance.

Monitors staff use of technique charts or protocols, patient documentation, reviewing films with technologists, and advising staff on improvements.

Troubleshoots processors or CR readers, imaging and ancillary equipment and PACS problems, and performs minor repairs as necessary.

Arranges for service of processors, CR readers, imaging and ancillary equipment, PACS, and department repairs as required, and monitors the suitability of the repairs.

Monitors delivery and service reports for purchases and equipment repairs, files and records appropriately.

Monitors standards of practice, technical quality, technique charts or protocols, patient and PACS documentation are correct.

Performs quality control testing on imaging and ancillary equipment on a routine basis. Maintains documentation of testing and quality control program for inspection purposes.

Monitors image quality using phantom images, correcting algorithm for exam acquisitions, performing CR/DR system testing, and cassette testing.

Compiles statistics for image reject reasons, reject rates and system image critique.

Ensures that semi-annual equipment preventive maintenance is performed and timely repairs made if necessary.

Monitors availability of age appropriate positioning devices and educates staff on their usage.

Monitors the integrity and availability of radiation safety devices such as lead apron, gloves, and goggles.

Prepares documentation of QC data and functions as a liaison between regulatory inspectors and management during annual inspections.

Patient Care

Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

Assesses and recognizes the patient emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions

Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)

Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

Obtains patient history

Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

Adjusts technical factors

Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, table tops, floors)

Stocks supplies daily

Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

Productive during periods of decreased work flow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner

Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

• Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Or Associate's Degree Preferred

• 2 Years experience in general radiology required and Supervisory experience preferred

• ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiology Upon Hire And CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire And

• BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire

• Demonstrated competency in modality(s). Management, Microsoft Office, venipuncture

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

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