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Chief Technician

Chief Technician

Job Locations 
US-TX-Plano
Posted Date 
11/7/2017
Type 
Full-Time
Hours 
TBD
Min Compensation 
Max Compensation 

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Overview

Chief Technician

 

The Chief Technician is responsible for ensuring that the delivery of the high standards of patient care mandated by the organization are met in the provision of services and in the interaction with patients, families, physicians, and other personnel.

 

Akumin provides competitive salaries with bonus program.

 

Benefit eligible employees have access to medical, dental, visions, 401 (k) and other voluntary insurance.  Eligibility is based on hours worked.

Responsibilities

Chief Technician

 

The responsibilities of the position are comprised of three functions: technical services, quality assurance, and liaison.  The technician must recognize that these three functions are frequently intertwined: 

  • Perform high quality diagnostic imaging services in a timely professional, confidential, personally attentive manner;
  • Ensures all required supplies are on hand to avoid disruption of service;
  • Promptly investigates and reports for correction any service malfunction to ensure minimal downtime. Maintains detailed accurate records of service calls by company;
  • Maintains high level of visibility and interaction with: center personnel, radiologists, and support personnel;
  • Maintains good customer relations with referring physicians and handles all calls/conversations with these physicians;
  • Works with the Director of Imaging and Radiologists to ensure protocols are current and quality services are being provided.  Consults with Radiologist regarding situation requiring physician intervention’
  • Provides thorough technical instruction of new technologists and students as required;
  • Ensures patient screen information is accurate, identifies and investigates area of concern to preclude patient incidents;
  • Ensuring that all technologists have current licenses;
  • Work closely with lead front office to ensure proper scheduling of exams and workflow is maintained;
  • Performs other relevant duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Chief Technician

 

Qualified candidates will have:

  • ARRT or ARMRIT Certification, knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, and at least one year of MRI experience.
  • I.V. skills required.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills; a high level of adaptability and problem solving capabilities.
  • The ability to interact with Radiologists, referring physicians, and center personnel while maintaining a high level of credibility in a fast paced environment is of utmost importance.