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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Supervisor Imaging Services - Imaging Services Admin in Apple Valley, California

We are looking for Supervisor Imaging Services for the Imaging Services Admin Department at St. Mary Medical Center.

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Is responsible for radiographic examinations utilizing diagnostic radiographic equipment. Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages. Contributes to the efficient operation of the department ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care. Performs one additional modality in Imaging. Competency skills will be evaluated on an annual basis in order to hold this position. Oversees the operation of the Imaging unit with accountability for leadership, budget preparation, staffing, planning, organizing and controlling. Role models proactive, collaborative working relationships across the hospital. Maintains all TJC and state requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs various radiographic procedures that produce radiographic imaging of optimum diagnostic quality. Selects appropriate film/cassette, radiographic technique, positioning of patient and equipment to use for procedure. Identifies anatomical orientation by using correct markers and technologist initials.

  • Reviews each examination for technical accuracy to ensure the best possible images for interpretation.

  • Operates all medical center radiographic equipment in a safe manner.

  • Documents patient information, ensuring the quality of patient care and proper examination documentation and charges in the computer system. Reports and provides verbal notification regarding incomplete and incorrect examinations to ensure the proper patient charge and continuity of patient care.

  • Assists with images/reports and jacket management to expedite examinations. Assists other modalities as needed to improve productivity.

  • Works all shifts as assigned including weekends and night call when necessary.

  • Proficiently performs biopsies and aspirations. Prepares and sets up sterile trays for procedures.

  • Collaborates with the technical staff in organizing and directing the section’s work flow. Develops training programs, evaluates technical skills, and assigns staff as appropriate.

  • Facilitates patient flow within the divisions and maintain a proactive approach in dealing with patient concerns. Actively seeks and develops new measures to improve the quality of patient care with a multi-disciplinary approach.

  • Collaborates, communicates and solves problems with other supervisors and managers in all divisions of the department, and establishes ongoing lines of communication with other SMMC departments through meetings and discussions.

  • Participates in Q.A./Q.C. programs as appropriate. Directs personnel in following quality control procedures. Works with the quality control section or achieve section and departmental quality standards, to maintain TJC, FDA, MQSA and OSHA compliance and any other regulations specific to the divisions. The Nuclear Medicine Team Leader will assure that contamination survey checks are carried out, the radiopharmaceuticals are correctly disposed of, and that isotope records are current.

  • Maintains current changes in federal and state regulations and current practices in the field. Communicates the need to change or modify section or departmental policies and procedures to maintain compliance as necessary.

  • Ensures adequate section supply levels are maintained, and that equipment failure is reported and documented.

  • Performs performance evaluations and competencies on assigned staff members in collaboration with the Director/Manager of Imaging Services.

  • Recommends promotions and disciplinary actions within division in accordance with facility policies.

  • Cooperates fully with all safety regulations and protocols including Radiation Safety, Electrical Safety, Infection Control and Standard Precautions.

  • Continually uses date stamps and lead markers on all images in PACS system.

Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of all diagnostic procedures.

Minimum Position Requeirements:

Experience: Experience in other additional modalities.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current Certified California Radiology Technologist (CRT), Or ARDMS eligible.

  • Current Fluoroscopy Permit counting as a modality (if applicable).

  • Current BLS Certification.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: 1 year Experience as a Radiology Technologist in a hospital environment.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.

This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.

The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Company: St. Mary Medical Center

Category: Non- Clinical Lead/ Supervisor/ Manager

Req ID: R354453