Lead Radiologic Technologist - Quality Emphasis
Department Diagnostic Radiology-LaCros-H
Location La Crosse
Schedule/Shift Day, PM, Night, Wkend
FTE 1 FTE
Benefit Eligible Yes
Temporary Position No
Job Details

This lead role will have an emphasis on Radiology Quality and Technical Education.

 

Shift: Primarily days, but may rotate shifts to facilitate education


Monitors and provides direction of the workflow in Diagnostic Radiology on a daily basis.

Job Responsibilities
  • Directs patient throughout assigning staffing levels as necessary. Monitors equipment status and report problems to equipment service staff and manager.

  • Works with Gundersen Health System patients and families to provide compassionate, individualized care in the provision of radiology services. Understands and applies the concepts of radiography when performing patient exams.

  • Demonstrates high-level knowledge of established protocols and equipment operation when performing exams on patients and providing instruction and feedback to technologists.

  • Accountable for day-to-day patient care decisions that impact department goals and objectives.

  • Responsible for the accurate operation and training of the Radiology Information and Imaging Systems.

  • Works together with radiologists, sales representatives and purchasing to assure a cost effective inventory management process.

  • Utilizes knowledge of and provides directions to technologists regarding regulatory compliance when working with patients and their associated charges.

  • Assumes responsibility to provide a quality learning environment for technologists, patients, patient's families, students, and co-workers.

  • Responsible for contributing to staff meetings, organizing in-services, and conducting continuing education as required by the department.

  • Maintains confidentiality with others regarding patient and organizational information.

  • Provides training and guidance of the orientation of new staff and new exam protocols.

  • Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.

  • Scope of the Job
    Age Specific Population Served Infant (less than 1 year)
    Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
    Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
    Adult (18 - 64 years)
    Geriatric (65 years & older)
    OSHA Category Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
    Position Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    Required Post High School education in a specialized field:   Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology  
    Desired  

    Work Experience:
    Required  5 years imaging experience with a minimum of 2 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
    Desired  2 or more years experience with staff training or project work
    Skills:
    Required Ability to...
    Computer Systems/Software/Applications excellent computer skills
    Communication demonstrate effective customer service to internal and external customers
    Communication complete routine forms, use existing form letters and/or conduct routine oral communication
    Comprehension understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions
    General - All Positions operate all departmental equipment
    General - All Positions work well with all types of patients
    Leadership demonstrate leadership and management skills
    Organization organize and prioritize work schedules of others on long-term basis
    Reasoning/Decision Making make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit
    Desired Ability to...
    Organization organize and monitor multiple projects and files to ensure timely and accurate completion
    License and Certifications
    Required American Registry of Radiologic Technology Registered Technologist-Radiography (ARRT)  and 
    Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes and 
    Wisconsin employees must be a Licensed Radiographer with the State of Wisconsin (LICRAD-WI) and 
    Iowa employees must have a Permit to Practice from the Iowa Department of Public Health (RADTECH-IA) 
    Desired
    Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position
    Sitting
    Static Standing
    Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
    Driving
    Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
    Squatting
    Kneeling/Half Kneel
    Climbing Stair
    Climbing Ladder
    Reaching - Shoulder Level
    Reaching - Below Shoulder
    Reaching - Above Shoulder
    Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Pounds of force:
    Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation
    Balance - Right Leg
    Balance - Left Leg
    Lifting - Floor to Waist Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Waist to Overhead Number of lbs:
    Lifting - Other Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet) Number of lbs:
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    Carrying - Right Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Left Carry Number of lbs:
    Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force) Number of lbs:
    Other:
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    Environmental Conditions
    Exposed to infectious diseases.

    Lead Radiologic Technologist - Quality Emphasis

    Equal Opportunity Employer