Cat Scan Supervisor, Section Head


HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR Hackensack Requisition # 2022-112581 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Shift HoursDay Address30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, 07601

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Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

The Sup, Cat Scan Section Head is responsible for the daily operation of the CT department and its technical services.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Sup, Cat Scan Section Head at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

 

  • Supervises, as well as performs all CT procedures to the highest diagnostic quality and accuracy.
  • Oversees staff training to maintain the highest quality diagnostic images.
  • Assures proper operating performance of all equipment.
  • Communicates with nursing services and physicians to obtain pertinent clinical information of CT patients.
  • Ensures the availability of necessary supplies to maintain efficient department functionality.
  • Performs procedures according to departmental format and completes exam in allotted time. Ensure films have proper patient identification.
  • Performs daily clerical duties, which includes the use of EPIC, Teletracking System, computer systems, patient scheduling, or any other updated program added by the hospital.
  • Performs all tasks as required by CT technologist demonstrating the knowledge and skill to provide patient care.
  • Prepares Kronos, staff schedules, on-call coverage sheets, and overtime approval forms.
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment, including capital equipment.
  • Performs and teaches the staff technologist how to screen and administer IV contrast.
  • Schedules monthly departmental meetings and monthly departmental in-services and outside companies.
  • Greets in/out patients when they arrive for their exam utilizing A.I.D.E.T. standards.
  • Assists Special Imaging Manager in preparation of budget.
  • Adheres to the policies of Employee ID, Standards of Behavior, Attendance, and Punctuality.
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
  • Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational & Managerial Competencies.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Graduate of an approved school of radiology.
  • 5 years of formal training in CT with ARRT registry, certification in CT.
  • 5 years clinical experience in CT procedures.
  • Ability to operate the unit with precision, produces images, and recognizes diagnostic patterns.
  • Knowledge of cross-section anatomy and physiology.
  •  Thorough knowledge of PACS system.
  • Complete knowledge of EPIC and any system the hospital adds.
  • Knowledge of safety, infection, and disaster policy and procedures, including implementation of patient care in case of an emergency situation.
  • ARRT Registry.
  • Must be able to perform CPR.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  •  Veni Puncture.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Diagnostic Radiography License.
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification.

Our Network

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.