CT Imaging Specialist

Location: Lexington, KY
TITLE: LEAD CT TECH
LOCATION: Lexington, KY
Are you interested in residing near Lexington and joining a hospital system with a mission to improve the well-being of communities?
This hospital is dedicated to meeting the needs of the community and the region with exceptional quality care, placing a strong emphasis on the well-being of their patients.
What they are seeking:
-Minimum of an Associate's Degree required (Graduate of a Radiology Program Discipline), Bachelor's degree preferred.
-Must possess American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification and CT certification in the state of KY.
-Minimum of 5 years' experience in CT imaging.
Working hours and compensation:
Full-time position. Monday (6:30am-4pm), Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (7am-4:30pm).
Salary range: $45,000 - $80,000. Comprehensive benefits package included, with a potential sign-on/relocation bonus.
Key responsibilities:
-Assisting the Director in the recruitment of new staff members.
-Serving as a preceptor for new staff during training and providing necessary educational in-services.
-Managing staff schedules, conducting policy reviews, and handling Dose Watch and Dose Check reporting.
-Overseeing Dose Index Reporting, acting as a superuser, and facilitating users, as well as reporting benchmarking to the RDOP committee.
-Maintaining ACR accreditation on the CT Scanners, ensuring timely completion of the renewal process.
-Reviewing patient history and physician's orders, as well as educating patients regarding procedures, equipment, and exams to ensure their understanding and cooperation.
-Preparing and administering contrast media and/or medications within the scope of practice, while continually monitoring the patient's condition and promptly reporting/responding to any changes.
-Preparing equipment and supplies, selecting appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters, and implementing safety standards while performing quality control procedures on the equipment.
-Troubleshooting, resolving, and/or reporting equipment malfunctions as needed.
-Positioning the patient and performing imaging procedures, analyzing the results, identifying any issues with image quality, and taking appropriate action to resolve these issues, including repositioning the patient and repeating the procedure. Entering, transmitting, and reporting scan results.
Additional Information:
-This position reports to the Director of Radiology. The individual should be comfortable with hands-on responsibilities, as staffing is required at times.
-The department offers an excellent working environment.
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