The Senior Technologist X-Ray is an X-Ray Technologist, MRT(R). In addition to the regular duties and responsibilities of the X-Ray Technologist role, the Senior Technologist is responsible for ensuring overall technical quality within the modality.
This includes ensuring excellent image quality, as well as overall quality of care in a patient and family focused environment, which is critical to helping us achieve excellence in patient satisfaction.
The Senior Technologist is required to stay current on the latest technical and legislative advancements pertaining to the specific modality, as well as maintaining up-to-date modality specific imaging protocols.
It is expected that this individual spends 90% of their time as an X-Ray Technologist and 10% of their time dedicated to the Senior Technologist duties.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Actively participate in the daily departmental quality assurance program.
Foster relationships with the clinical team including physicians and across the organizations.
Optimize the processes and quality of images provided.
Act as a technical resource providing clinical expertise for the modality
Act as the Clinical Coordinator for X-Ray students
Research latest advancements pertaining to the modality and make recommendations to the manager and Patient Care Coordinator.
Ensure imaging protocols are current and maintained in collaboration with X-Ray Radiologist lead as well as ensuring quality is maintained in the form of audits.
Follow-up on outstanding and unreported cases for the modality and work to resolve rejected OHIP cases
Maintain current knowledge of legislation and best practice pertaining to X-Ray.
Oversee safety of staff, patients and visitors in the X-Ray environment as it relates to radiation safety.
Promote best practice and evidence based proactive in the modality.
Create an environment that promotes continuous quality improvement to achieve established clinical benchmarks and outcomes that incorporates evidence based best practice.
Ensure necessary inventory and supplies for the modality are maintained at required and established par levels and elimination of expired products.
Other duties as assigned
Diploma (Degree) in Radiography from an accredited institution.
Member in good standing with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO).
Current and valid Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
Minimum 5 years of related work experience preferred.
Previous experience in a hospital setting is an asset.
Ability to organize daily departmental activities and priorities.
Demonstrates commitment to professional development and learning.
Demonstrates excellence in interpersonal, communication, coaching, mentoring and team building skills that facilitate positive interactions among all members of the health care team.
Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work various shifts.
Able to work independently and as part of the inter-professional team.
Computer literacy in windows.
Previous experience in a healthcare environment preferred.
Proven attendance record.
Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.
Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.