Lead Radiology Technologist, OrthoKansas, FT, Day

Allied Health Professionals Lawrence, Kansas


Description

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At LMH Health, we are committed to being a partner for lifelong health to the community since 1921. OrthoKansas has been providing musculoskeletal services to Douglas County for over 45 years and have expanded services through our new location at LMH Health West Campus. We are searching for a patient-focused and detail-oriented Lead Radiology Technologist to join our team! The responsibility of the Radiology Technologist/ Orthopedic Team Lead includes empathetic and instructional approach to patient care, the preparation, operation of imaging, collection data using computers, necessary imaging devices and care of instrumentation, patient physical safety and radiation safety.  The Radiology Technologist/ Orthopedic Team Lead performs a variety of exams at the direction of the musculoskeletal provider and Radiology protocols.   Additional responsibilities of the Radiology Technologist/ Orthopedic Team Lead are to maintain a clinical setting that provides orientation, education and supervision-both direct/and indirect, for the Radiological staff, consistent with the established standard of medical care in radiological services.  The technologist must adhere to State Licensure scope of practice and medical staff approved protocols.

Top Reasons to work at LMH Health

  • Highly Competitive Compensation
  • Join a Team That Cares About The Community
  • Professional Development and Recognition
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Support Continuing Education
  • Health and Wellness
  • Employee Referral Program

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the mission of the Musculoskeletal Service Line and Lawrence Memorial Hospital
  • Explains procedures to patient/family accurately and to customer satisfaction.
  • Maintains all equipment appropriately
  • Utilizes appropriate equipment and supplies to perform exams or aide in performance of diagnostic procedures that comply with the states scope of practice.
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with all customers.
  • Assists the MSL Provider as needed for completion of procedures.
  • Adheres to standard of care outline for customers in policy and procedures as the Medical Director of Imaging Services.
  • Maintains certifications, licensure and job related/accreditation competencies and requirements.
  • Performs patient examinations proficiently, efficiently and safely.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all customers.
  • Completes ordered exams.
  • Utilizes resources to provide the best standard of care for patients in Imaging Services.
  • Acts as patient’s advocate prior, during and following exams.
  • Maintains accurate patient records and documents pertinent data and patient information completely.
  • Confidently perform all types of diagnostic radiology exams with emphasis on patient care.
  • Utilize knowledge of positioning and techniques. Obtains resources to provide the patient with diagnostic imaging while adhering to ALARA.
  • Utilize appropriate equipment and supplies to perform diagnostic exams in surgery.
  • Exhibits a positive professional attitude toward students and the teaching process.
  • Provides a positive role model for radiology staff.
  • Participates in continuing education development for entire radiology department staff.
  • Participates in meetings and serves on committees consistent with the goals for the Orthopedic Clinic.
  • Assists in coordinating and maintaining radiology staff schedules and side jobs.

 

Qualifications:

Required:  

  • ARRT (RT) registered
  • LRT, state of Kansas licensure within 3 months of employment
  • BLS certification
  • Three years minimum experience as a Radiology Technologist
  • Orthopedic Experience preferred but not required


Our Values:
Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.
Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.
Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.
Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.
Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.
In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply.  Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need