Mercy's Greathouse Elected To Chair ASRT Committee

Mercy’s Greathouse Elected To Chair ASRT Committee

Posted on: August 10, 2010

Gary GreathouseCanton, Ohio: Gary Greathouse, program director for Mercy School of Radiologic Technology, was recently elected to serve as the Management Chapter Steering Committee Chairman for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Greathouse was elected at the 2010 ASRT Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting held June 25–27 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

“One of my responsibilities will be to help the Management Chapter develop educational pieces for new managers,” Greathouse says. “We want to provide resources for new managers on topics such as how to make good decisions, communicating with employees, and managing finances.”

“This is a very prestigious honor,” says Judy Hadam, administrative director of radiology at Mercy Medical Center. The position is a one-year commitment with one re-election option.

Greathouse has been the program director for Mercy School of Radiologic Technology since 1994. His students placed second out of 20 schools represented in this year’s Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologist student quiz bowl held in Cincinnati.

Greathouse has been a member of the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists (OSRT) since 1987 and a member of ASRT since 1994.

Mercy School of Radiologic Technology provides a two-year hospital based diploma education program with full accreditation by the ODH and JRCERT. Graduates are eligible to become registered technologists with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Students are provided with both didactic and clinical instruction on campus. Approximately 3,400 hours are dedicated to mastery of clinical skills valuable in today’s competitive market. Beginning with the 2011 class, students will graduate with an associate’s degree.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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