Florida Hospital East Orlando seeks to hire a Lead CT Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital East Orlando, a 265-bed community hospital, has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area. A recent 200,000 square-foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience
The Imaging department at Florida Hospital is integrally involved across the spectrum of patient care, assisting medical staff in the diagnosis and treatment of patients ranging from routine imaging studies to advanced interventional procedures. The department operates within the hospital. The Imaging team includes Radiologists, Technologists, Nurses, and support staff, working to ensure the patients receive appropriate, quality procedures and results at the right time.
*Relocation of $1500 available for eligible candidates (see terms below)
Under general supervision, is responsible for managing the daily operations in the CT area to ensure smooth and efficient flow including maintenance of supplies within designated budget. Performs the imaging of both neuro and body scans following the Florida Hospital parameters, building/performance of complicated 3D and CTA studies and performs QA audits. Utilizes the hospital performance improvement process in the goals of Imaging Services. Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all referring physicians, hospital, and commercial agencies. Meets with customers and partners to ensure service levels are maintained (rounding). Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of CT procedures
Knowledge of CT scanners
Ability to learn and grow with new technology
Customer service skills
CT safety including radiation safety to patients, families and co-workers
Computer skills to include programs such as Excel, Microsoft Word and Outlook
AS, AA and/or BS in a healthcare-related discipline (Preferred)
Minimum of one year of CT experience at Florida Hospital (Preferred)
Prior CT experience on GE CT scanners (Preferred)
CT experience (Preferred)
PACS experience specific to AGFA (Preferred)
General computer skills (Imaging OC system, Digivault, Patriot) (Preferred)
Basic IV competency (Preferred)
General physics and anatomy (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current valid State of Florida license as a General Radiographer
Current ARRT – R
Current ARRT – CT
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Performs all exams, on all types of patients: IP, OP and ED using FH CT protocols. Follows FH policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. Properly screens patient for contrast allergies. Starts IVs and uses power injectors. Performs complicated 3D and CTA studies. (Exam Supervision and Administration)
Completes all exams in a timely manner, keeps work flow moving for assigned campus, and minimizes empty table time. Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and discharge of OP's. Monitors daily time and attendance. Orders supplies. (Personal Productivity and Accountability)
Performs all types of CT imaging procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors and monitors. Utilizes the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients of all ages, adapting protocols as necessary. Serves as clinical instructor. (Clinical Competence)
Properly screens patients of childbearing age, and operates all imaging equipment in a safe manner minimizing radiation exposure to patients, families and co-workers. Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room. Requests work orders, maintains level of supplies, performs QA on scanners, and ensures other technologists are performing these daily. Practices infection control standards, radiation safety and utilizes approved PPE and disinfectant agents. Employee job duties may include transport of pharmaceutical waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area. Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling pharmaceutical waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of pharmaceutical waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment. (Safety and the Environment of Care)
Reviews all images of all exams, repeating images as necessary for best possible result; assists others in these decisions. Provides supervisor/manager feedback for employees' evaluations, and conducts evaluations with employees at respective campus if appropriate; daily critique of CT images. (Image Quality and Documentation)
Uses computer OC system for ordering, changing, and canceling exams according to protocol. Confirms order matches exam before pushing to PACS or correctly 'fixes' exams on QC or PACS. Faxes/reprints all paperwork to correct read stations. (Data Processing)
Assists with collection of data for all KPI's, Six Sigma Projects realizing final goals of department. Participates on teams as asked. Is responsible for daily count and inputs data in Share Drive. Utilizes Mission Possible techniques learned and recovers patients and families as needed. (Performance Improvement)
Consistently attends department meetings or other mandatory meetings with positive attitude toward department and others. Helps organize department meetings. Listens and is responsible for knowing content. (Department Meeting Attendance)
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Lead CT Technologist opportunity with East Orlando and apply online today.
Applicable experience required.
Must live 50 or more miles from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.