Lead X-Ray Technologist

Classification

Full Time

Supervised By

X-Ray Modality Manager

Job Description

Summary: The X Ray Modality Lead will be responsible to train and develop a team of sonographers
whose priorities will be to review patient order, image per protocol, and post-process while following
Single patient flow protocols and emulate LEAN principles. This will be accomplished by coaching,
teaching, and assisting daily operations as needed with a focus on IHS’s standard for excellent
patient care.

Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 Hands-on engagement in understanding and applying Lean
 Maintains an unrelenting focus on improvement and providing customer value
 Makes learning and practicing of Lean principals a daily priority.
 Primary focus will be to follow and teach Single Patient flow protocols to stay with one patient
throughout their visit.
 Obtain patients’ histories from electronic records, patient interviews, dictated reports, or by
communicating with referring clinicians.
 Responsible to review patient orders image requests, patient questions and perform image
procedures while upholding IHS patient service quality standards.
 Prepare comprehensive interpretive reports of findings. Perform or interpret the outcomes of
diagnostic imaging procedures including magnetic resonance imaging.
 Act as instructor to other technicians on company desired techniques for imaging and best
practices.
 Review or transmit images and information using picture archiving or communications
systems.
 Coaches team that communicates examination results or diagnostic information to referring
physicians, patients, or families.
 Evaluate medical information to determine patients’ risk factors, such as allergies to contrast
agents, or to make decisions regarding the appropriateness of procedures.
 Confer with medical professionals regarding image-based diagnoses.
 Provide suggestions to management for any coaching and performance coaching while
observing technicians.
 Assist Modality Manager enforce standards for protection of patients or personnel.
 Monitor and assist with procedures to ensure adequate quality control of images. Interpret
images using computer-aided detection or diagnosis systems.
 Responsible to maintain schedule of technicians for assigned modality.
 Must finalize and post process all image procedures and prepare for review by other
departments while completing the Single Patient flow.
 Must prepare and respond to correspondence for unread exams, QA Notes, shift reports,
incident reports and inquiry statuses
 Will be required to report any non-operable equipment and maintenance needs of imaging
equipment to your supervisor.

Location

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Hours

Varies

Qualifications

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