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Lead Radiology Technologist

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Lead Radiology Technologist with Heart Hospital of Austin you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!BenefitsHeart Hospital of Austin, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Heart Hospital of Austin family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Lead Radiology Technologist to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary of the Lead Radiology Technologist The Senior/Lead Radiologic Technologist works closely with the Director and Supervisor at the Hospital to train, assess competency and supervise technical and support staff. Monitors all technical and clerical functions, which include efficient patient throughput and effective utilization of equipment and human resources, based upon patient load. Maintains Performance Improvement and a Quality Control activities to direct and ensure the quality of services rendered is acceptable and timely. The Senior/Lead Radiologic Technologist is responsible for taking radiographs according to the standards and practices set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. The Technologist demonstrates knowledge of the human structure and functions, patient care, positioning, principles of radiographic sciences, radiation protection and specialized techniques. These activities are performed within the Radiology Department and with portable units outside the Department.Responsibilities of the Lead Radiology Technologist
    • Lead and oversee the Technologists and clinical staff to ensure the quality of work.
    • Coordinates and prioritizes the department workflow to ensure completion of work assignments.
    • Accountable for Departmental functions and responsibilities.
    • Contributes to the effective management of the Department.
    • Demonstrate understanding of HCA's and "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
    • Consistently produce films of optimal diagnostic quality on patients ranging from neonatal to geriatric.
    • Administer contrast media in accordance with the contrast policies & procedures.
    • Follow Patient Care and Safety Policies and Procedures.
    • Provide full support by performing job-related duties.
    • Perform clerical responsibilities as required.
    • Participate in team-building and self- improvement activities.
    • Perform daily/weekly/monthly QC tests.
    • Perform other duties as requested by Director of Imaging Services.Qualifications of the Lead Radiology Technologist EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Graduate of an America Medical Association- approved program in Radiologic Technology or meet requirements for Texas certification of Medical Radiologic Technologist on an education equivalent basis.
      • Five years of experience in an acute-care setting as a Radiologic Technologist.
      • Prior supervisory experience is preferred. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
        • Medical Radiologic Technologist license through the Texas Medical Board
        • Registry in Radiologic Technology (R) through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
        • Current BLS certification as per SDH policy This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David's
          HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascular
          facilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
          It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive Wellness
          Program. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We have
          three catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs
          in the world.
          HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute
          for over a decade.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
          delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Lead Radiology Technologist opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Lead Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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