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Chief Technologist- Sonography

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Overview


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Responsibilities


The Chief Technologist-Sonography supervises staff to ensure that ordered diagnostic procedures are performed efficiently and professionally, assists scheduling personnel to ensure adequate staff coverage. The technologist assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the patient by performing all exams provided by the department per department procedures. The technologist has the knowledge and ability to properly and safely obtain a quality diagnostic study. He/she is responsible for performing a wide variety of technical, clerical and leadership procedures requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of the equipment for the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. The chief technologist can independently perform job functions. Chief Techs must be competent to perform and post process advanced protocols for their modality. Ability to mentor fellow technologists in their modality. Oversees supply management and practices in a cost-effective manner. Actively works the incomplete exam report to ensure that all studies in modality are read by a qualified physician in a timely manner. Working knowledge of Information Systems required to complete daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual quality checks. Reviews images for
quality and completeness. Able to constructively deliver feedback on staff’s quality of images. Provides feedback on staff quality of images and patient interaction to Manager. Perform mid-year and annual skills assessments and evaluations as directed by departmental leadership. Program protocols into scanners/equipment. 


Qualifications


Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiology Technology. Prefer BS degree in Health Sciences or related field, if not ARRT.

 

Required Minimum Certification:

  • ARRT -MR or ARMRIT or ARRT-CT or ARRT-S or ARDMS or ARRT-NM or CRNT or ARRT-M
  • Current BLS certification


Required Minimum Experience:

  • Three (3) years’ experience in Modality.
  • Prefer one (1) year supervisory experience


Required Minimum Skills:

  • Must exhibit excellent communication skills because this position requires frequent verbal and written communications with: physicians, patients, visitors, departmental staff and nursing staff.
  • Candidate must be able to explain or give directions to maintain goodwill, and obtain cooperation with all contacts.
  • Must possess the ability to function independently and under pressure while still actively participating in a team environment.


We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Chief Technologist- Sonography, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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