The CT/MRI Coordinator is responsible for patient care and all related duties required to provide high quality imaging studies. The patient population served is aged neonatal to geriatrics. In accordance with hospital and departmental policies, this position is responsible for insuring that all imaging patients receive safe, optimal care. He/She assures that all work performed in the imaging area is in compliance with state and federal regulations. The position is a working technologist position meaning that the candidate will actively scan in both CT and MRI whenever the need arises. At least 50% of the time is devoted to administrative duties and oversight responsibilities for the hospital, out patient imaging centers and emergency medical centers located thoughout the district.
|Uses critical thinking skills to determine evidence based solutions. Takes responsibility for solving problems.|
|Systemically gathers and reviews pertinent information to prevent errors (PDCA - Plan, Do, Check, Act).|
|Creates a positive team environment; flexible and supportive setting an example of cooperation. Handles personal and professional frustrations appropriately. Pursues individual or team learning and growth opportunities to continually build skills. Assists in the orientation and skill development of new staff members and radiography students.|
|Consistently checks order requisition for completeness of information regarding the patient and the exam ordered. Verifies,edits and follow change-order process appropriately with any descrepancies associated with the ordered exam. Performs Meditech and PACS functions to complete all tasks.|
|Accurately monitors the quality of the images. Ensures all equipment is properly maintained and all required start-up and QC tests (if applicable) are performed accurately.|
|Consistently obtains diagnostic quality images as ordered by a physician. Assists Radiologist during designated procedures.|
|Performs work functions timely and accurately.|
|Acts as an employee ambassador. Committed to know the hospital district service lines and shows pride in our organization. Treats company resources as if they were your own.|
|Maintains work area so that it is orderly, clean and stocked with the appropriate supplies and items needed to prepare the patient and room specific to imaging procedures performed.|
|Oversees and participates in the performance of imaging exams and assures that all images reflect a high standard of technological service. Provides information, as needed, regarding new technology to the Medical staff and Board members.|
|Acts as a liaison for the Imaging Staff and Hospital Staff to achieve expediant work flow and efficiency in regards to patient care.|
|Maintains total quality management and continuous quality improvement, being goal oriented in enhancing the imaging facilities reputation for quality scans.|
|Regularly attends and participates in the Coordinator meetings. If unable to attend, he/she will review agenda and meeting minutes.|
Graduate of an Accredited Program and registered by the ARRT with advanced registries in CT and MRI are required.. Must posess Texas State Licensure and meet all FDA and State of Texas requirements. Must have current basic CPR certification. Must have and keep continuing education credits up-to-date as required by ARRT and the State of Texas for registry and licensure. Must have good working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and understand the principles of physics. Must posses the knowledge to obtain diagnostic quality images and setup and operate equipment safely. Must possess good communication skills, technical acuity and be able to work without direct supervision. Radiological experience as a staff CT and MRI technologist with a minimum of 4 years (2 yr CT and 2yrMRI) required. Previous supervisory experience is preferred, but not required.