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Radiology Supervisor Imaging

Overview:

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Provides healthcare services applying x-ray energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs radiologic procedures and related techniques producing images for interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner.


Radiology:
Directs all imaging activities in the assigned area.


Cardiac Cath/Angio:
Performs Radiologic procedures, Angiographic, Interventional procedure and related techniques producing images for interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner.


MRI/CT:
Provides health care services utilizing a combination of strong magnetic fields and high frequency sound waves to produce images for diagnosis or treatment.



Financial:

Understands the importance of meeting operating budget and find ways to decrease cost.

Thoroughly reviews Department Operating Report and Department Expense Analysis each month.

Prepares variance report within three (3) days of receipt of DOR.

Keeps productive and paid hours per unit of service within budget.

Is very aware of staffing and volume. Flexes staff to maintain balance. Sends staff to other areas to help when possible.

Is very conscious of supply usage and cost. Looks for ways to decrease cost while maintaining quality.

Familiar with all Consorta contracts relative to the area and actively seeks to comply with contracts.

Aware of benchmarking (ex. Action 0-I) and maintain hours per UOS that places department in top 25 percentile.

Assist in the preparation of both Capital and Operating Budgets. Keeps an ongoing list of capital equipment needed for the area. Understands factors that will change operating budget needs from one year to the next.

Encourage technologist to complete EDE.

Does pending work report and completes outstanding within 24 hours.

Educates and encourages employees to use correct modifiers.



Patient Satisfaction:

Emphasizes to staff the importance of providing quality care and service so that our patients are completely satisfied.

Constantly emphasizes patient satisfaction to staff. When questioned, the area's staff knows the most recent patient satisfaction scores for both the health system and particularly for the department.

Keeps department above 75th percentile on TJO survey.

Ensures that staff utilizes scripts and follow-up on all patient satisfaction initiatives.

Demonstrates the ability to take the "HEAT" and recover dissatisfied patients.

Puts patient needs first. If staff is available has staff immediately transport patient back to unit.



Employee Satisfaction:

Regards staff in a professional manner and works to provide a good working environment.

Holds regular section meetings. Shares all pertinent emails and information.

Recognizes employee contributions. Regularly gives praise for a job well done.

Values employee opinions and suggestions.

Encourages team to take time to reflect and discuss how we can do better.

Manages conflicts in a way that results in positive solutions.

Keeps employee informed of their progress so that there are no surprises on their yearly evaluation. Reviews employee performance at least mid-year and preferably once a quarter.

Is a servant-leader. Puts the staff first and themselves last in all situations.

Incorporates prayer and reflection into work life.

Does not demonstrate favoritism. Fair to all employees.

Consistently talks about and demonstrates CHI Core Values. Promotes a Christian work environment.

Leads cooperation between departments.



Physician Satisfaction:

Emphasizes to staff the importance of providing radiology results with regards to turn around time.

Very aware of physician referrals and trends for the area. Makes a point of discussing trends with the department director.

Provides Radiologist with technically superior images. Radiologist should consistently be presented quality images.

Ensures that all protocols are followed and that no changes are made without radiologist and department manager approval.

Scores well on radiologist satisfaction survey.

Scores well on department physician satisfaction survey.

Presents new ideas to increase physician referral.

Encourages physician referrals by accommodating physician's request for same day testing of outpatients in most instances. Promotes a can-do attitude among staff.


Professional Development:

Provides means to ensure that staff is aware of changes in Radiologic healthcare through various educational venues.

Regularly reads professional journals and presents new ideas for consideration. Ensures that staff does the same.

Develops at least one CQI initiative for their area each year. Must be presented in PDCA format.

Maintains all applicable registries for their area and ensures that staff does the same.

Very aware of all JCAHO, HIPAA, State Health, etc. regulations for the department and their area and insures the same of their staff.

Conducts themselves as a leader in the organization. Supports decisions once they are made.

Puts the good of the WHOLE health system first. Never fosters competition or divisiveness between areas or campuses.



Time & Attendance:

Maintains appropriate staffing and ensures that Radiology personnel is aware of hospital policies regarding attendance.

Is very aware of employee compliance with T & A policies.

Regularly reviews the T & A report. Counsel employees per policy.

Reviews timesheets at least every Friday.

Makes sure that timesheets are clearly understandable to time keepers. Signs off and identifies all tardies, no lunch and other exceptions.

Ensures that time keepers receive signed timesheets by 0800 Monday morning of both weeks and by 0800 Friday morning of the second week of the pay period.

Does not show favoritism or allow exceptions in T & A policies.

Assumes responsibility for coverage of the area on a 24/7 basis.

Gets hourly employees off the clock first due to low volume.



Environment:

Maintains a safe environment for patients, self and others.

Maintains a neat, clean and professional work area. No food or drink visible to physicians or patients.

Very aware of Environmental Services deficiencies and contacts E.S. when expectations are not met. Makes sure that the staff takes responsibility for keeping their equipment and instruments clean.

Ensures that all radiation standards are met for all age groups. Encourages the use of shielding and collimation when ionizing radiation is involved.

Promptly reports any equipment or maintenance problems to bio-med and maintenance personnel.

Keeps environment compliant with all JCAHO, State Health, OSHA and HIPAA regulations at all times. Constant readiness. This particularly means that the staff is prepared to respond to inspectors in a truthful and appropriate fashion.

Ensures compliance with SVHS dress code. Challenges violators and takes appropriate disciplinary action as

warranted.


Qualifications


Radiology:

Registered Radiographic Technologist certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), or registry eligible technologist that will be required to pass the ARRT radiography certification within one (1) year of hire date.



CT/MRI
: Registered Radiographic Technologist certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).
Registered technologist that will be encouraged to pass the ARRT in CT or MRI certification within one (1) year of hire date.



CardiacCath/Angio
:
Registered or register eligible technologist that will be enocuraged to pass in Cardiovascular Interventional Technology by ARRT within one (1) year of hire date.



Experience:


Radiology:
One (1) year experience in Radiology.


Cardiac Cath/ Angio:

Prefer two (2) years experience in Radiology
.


CT/MRI:

Prefer two

(2) years
experience in Radiology. Completion of a ninety (90) day (CT)/one (1) year (MRI) on-the-job training.


Preferred:
registered, certified or licensed in multimodalities such as CT, NM, PET, MRI, US, Angio or routine radiography.


Physical Requirements:
The physical activities involve balancing, climbing, crawling, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping and use of fingers and repetitive movements. An individual in this position may be required to carry or lift weight of up to fifty (50) pounds and push/pull one hundred/one hundred-fifty 100-150 pounds. The sensory and communicative activities required for this position include feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling and speaking. Individuals in this position could possibly be exposed to inside environmental conditions, blood borne pathogens and body fluids, chemical hazards, respiratory hazards and radiological hazards.


Skills:
Able to use complex imaging equipment and computers. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and readily adapts to changing events in the radiographic environment. Certified in CPR according to Health Care Provider course standards by the American Heart Association.


CT/MRI:
also; Ability to understand cross sectional anatomy. Good knowledge of computer equipment, terminology and ability to manipulate software menus.

Equal Opportunity
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Radiology Supervisor Imaging

Common Spirit
Little Rock, AR
Full Time

Published on 01/22/2021