- Under the direction of the Clinical Manager, supervises and coordinates work activities of assigned personnel
- Schedules work assignments and prepares master schedule
- May perform payroll time sheet for employees
- Provides training, guidance and feedback to employees
- Assists with interviewing applicants and recommends selection
- Maintains procedure manual and communicates changes to staff
- Assists with all policies and procedures required by local, state, or federal law
- Assists with compliance or credentialing bodies (ACR, MQSA, Medicare, Medicaid, FDA, etc.)
- Assists with instrument calibration and records to ensure compliance with quality assurance requirements
- Ensure and maintain quality control, radiation protection and safety standards
- Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations
- Ensure quality assurance test are performed daily/weekly and all policies and procedures are adhered to
- Provides technical direction with complex cases and problem solving
- Schedules routine preventative maintenance on equipment to meet safety and regulatory standards. Instructs other area personnel in protection, as needed, and ensure their safety
- Prepares and checks patients prior to procedure
- Acquires patient questionnaire, chart, data/requisition and reviews all
- Verifies and validates patient screening safety form
- Performs imaging procedures required per protocol
- Educates patients regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure understanding and cooperation
- Performs venous punctures as necessary and maintains competencies
- Ensures patients’ comfort and safety during and after the exam
- May assist with scheduling of patients as needed
- Knowledgeable in acquiring, archiving, transmitting and printing images via PACS
- When applicable, knowledgeable in afterhours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork
- Immediately reports any malfunctions to help desk and PACS Administrator
- Reviews process films/scans to determine quality and need for additional images
- Observes potential equipment dysfunctions and reports problems to appropriate individuals calling for service as required
- Maintains available equipment up-time at the highest level for patient accessibility
- Knowledgeable in billing via RIS
- Provides instruction/mentoring to new hires and on-going training of technologists
- Continually strives to learn new technical information and skills through attendance of period in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation sessions
- Leads participation in modality enterprise meetings or specialized committees or projects within the Diagnostic Institute
- May be assigned to primarily one specific site, but is required to provide leadership and clinical coverage for other imaging modalities and/or locations as needed
- Other duties as assigned
- Graduate of an accredited educational program in Radiography
- Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(ARRT), in good standing; specific credential dependent on modality or may also be credentialed as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS, through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or be a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist through the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board: C.N.M.T. dependent on modality.
- Current state licensure required prior to employment, dependent on modality.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Complexity of Work:
- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
- Strong communication skills are essential to provide excellent care to patients and families
- Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
- Minimum 2 years recent modality experience.
- Ability to direct, evaluate and supervise others.
- Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.
- Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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