Supervisor Imaging Services in Norwalk, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Coast Plaza Hospital

Job Title: Supervisor Imaging Services 

City: Norwalk / State: California    

Radiology

Day Shift

Varied Hours

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Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: Supervisor Imaging Services

Summary:

Performs Radiological Procedures at a technical level sufficient to provide adequate diagnosis. Assists physician in performing Radiological Procedures on patient’s ranging in age from pediatric to geriatric. The Supervisor of Imaging Services acts as the liaison between the Director and the Technologists. The Supervisor of Imaging Services is responsible for troubleshooting issues and implementing modifications to routines and processes in the department. In conjunction with the Director of Facilities & Safety ensures the development, implementation and monitoring of the required safety management plans including but not limited to those related to emergency preparedness, in accordance with JCAHO, DHS, and OSHA standards, as well as the requirements of Title 22, and HPP Grant.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Facilitates radiology services by directing and coordinating the services of radiology and diagnostic imaging procedures; overseeing staff in operation of imaging equipment, such, as x-ray machines, fluoroscopes, computerized tomography (CT) scanners, ultrasound machines or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment.
  • Accomplishes departmental human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Meets departmental operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and patient-service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvements.
  • Meets departmental financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenses; identifying variances; recommending corrective actions.
  • Supports patient care by resolving issues with physicians, radiologists, technologists, and ancillary staff; improving and maintaining quality assurance program for department functions.
  • Improves quality results by evaluating accuracy and quality of images; providing technical assistance; implementing new techniques, equipment, and procedures.
  • Provides statistical reports by collecting treatment and clinical data.
  • Provides a safe environment by monitoring radioactive exposure of staff and patients; participation in Hospital Committees and/or Radiology Department Meeting
  • Prepares students for technical responsibilities by coordinating clinical rotations and training for radiology technology students.
  • Serves and protects the hospital community by ensuring adherence to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.
  • Establishes and maintains quality control procedures for the Imaging Services Department.
  • Assists Director in developing, implementing and enforcing department policies.
  • Assists Director in orientation and education of staff in the department.
  • Assists Director in payroll of staff in the department.
  • Maintains work flow in the department.
  • Acts as a liaison for technologists and Director.
  • Develops staffing model and advises Director of changes needed for operation of the Department.
  • Participates in ALARA and assists with inventory control.
  • Assists with preparation for surveys from governing or accreditation entities as needed.
  • Assists with counseling and coaching employees and may act as the clinical coordinator for students.
  • Performs any other duties or responsibilities as assigned. Behavioral Standards:
  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.
  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce, internal and external customers.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Facilities Management & Safety ensures the development, implementation and monitoring of the required safety management plans including but not limited to those related to emergency preparedness, in accordance with JCAHO, DHS, and OSHA standards, as well as the requirements of Title 22.
  • Responsible for the ongoing implementation of the HPP grant including: Partner with umbrella hospitals, clinics, providers, and county to develop systems for mutual aid for bed capacity, staffing, business continuity planning, community outreach Committee, and other resources.
  • Purchase and maintenance of the inventory of disaster and decontamination equipment, and supplies.
  • Maintain decontamination team and training and ensures manpower available to set up surge and decontamination tents, implement at least one bio-terrorism disaster exercise a year.
  • Participate in County programs to develop other programs i.e. credentialing, mental health, burn care, trauma care, develop and implement education and training programs for health care professionals responding to terrorist incidents.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Facilities Management & Safety coordinates the hospital’s emergency preparedness activities and disaster plan, including required disaster drills, ensuring the facility’s readiness for JCAHO and internal / external disasters.
  • Serves on committees such as Environment of Care, Infection Control, Disaster Preparedness and PI. Committee, Responsible for implementation of NIMS 17 elements for hospitals, and Attends 100% of the DRC umbrella meetings and reports to the EOC Committee on a monthly basis.

Behavioral Standards:

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.
  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

 Communication/Knowledge:

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.
  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.
  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner. Collaboration/Teamwork
  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate
  • Graduate of a Technical Educational Program in any discipline in Diagnostic Radiology (i.e. X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, & MRI)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Technologist within the scope of their license and clerical experience.
  • Ability to use MS Power Point, Word and Excel required, including the ability to sort data, input excel formulas and create tables and graphs.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • IS-100HC, IS-200, IS 700, IS 800. For Healthcare Certifications within first 90 days 
  • CPR Certificate
  • Currently licensed in any discipline within the scope of Diagnostic Radiology (i.e. Xray, Ultrasound, MRI, & Nuclear Medicine)

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

 

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate
  • Graduate of a Technical Educational Program in any discipline in Diagnostic Radiology (i.e. X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, & MRI)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Technologist within the scope of their license and clerical experience.
  • Ability to use MS Power Point, Word and Excel required, including the ability to sort data, input excel formulas and create tables and graphs.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • IS-100HC, IS-200, IS 700, IS 800. For Healthcare Certifications within first 90 days 
  • CPR Certificate
  • Currently licensed in any discipline within the scope of Diagnostic Radiology (i.e. Xray, Ultrasound, MRI, & Nuclear Medicine)

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

 

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