About the Role
WILL THIS HIRE NEED TO REPORT TO A SPECIFIC LOCATION?
Yes, they must report in-person to a specific location
United States of America
Commitment incentive paid after months of service
Associate’s degree is required
Training commensurate with ARRT Certification is required
1-2 years of supervisory experience required
Advanced Imaging Modality Training (CT, US, Nuclear Medicine, or MRI) is preferred
The Assistant Director of Imaging Services is responsible for the operational and systems administration of the CCH Imaging Department information systems (PACS, RIS and Powerscribe). The Manager serves as a liaison to other departments and providers for the systems. The Manager also actively functions in one or more of the imaging modalities and assists the Imaging Director in the daily operations of the Department. Daily operational activities include but are not limited to: monitoring operation of systems, monitoring productivity and assisting with time keeping (Kronos), staff scheduling and evaluations, charging and charge reconciliation, quality control and performance improvement, and student supervision.
1. Verbalizes and/or demonstrates knowledge of clinical information and practices essential to assuring provision of age-specific care to all age groups.
2. Verifies patient identification, confirms physician orders, obtains patient history / forms, assesses patient condition, explains procedures, provides patient education, and addresses patient concerns prior to performing exams.
3. Assures proper completion of all exams requested including documentation, charging, and proper labeling of images.
4. Assists Director of Imaging Services in the direct supervision of Imaging Staff and oversees Imaging Staff schedule.
5. Provide Director of Imaging Services with intuitive appraisal of staff to aid in employee performance process.
6. Performs a variety of radiological exams that require independent judgment and utilization of proper positioning, protocols, and techniques to obtain a quality diagnostic image to meet radiologist specifications. Identifies normal anatomy and/or unusual findings.
7. Demonstrates proficiency in the operation and proper handling of all diagnostic equipment. Maintains all equipment and accessories in efficient operating order; performs preventative maintenance as required, contacts service for repairs when necessary.
8. Maintains knowledge of contrast media and medications utilized within the department including contraindications and possible side effects. Demonstrates the ability to prepare and administer contrast according to departmental protocols. Recognizes significant adverse reactions and acts appropriately.
9. Prepares and assists radiologists/physicians with procedures as required. Ensures that Standard Precautions and sterile techniques are utilized.
10. Maintains communication and cooperation with radiologist and other ancillary departments regarding changes in protocol, scheduling of procedures, exams performed and patient flow.
11. Demonstrates the ability to operate all computer systems utilized within the department.
12. Demonstrates the ability to operate all computer systems utilized within the department: Cerner, Powerchart, McKesson PACS, DR, CR, etc.
13. Trains and supports imaging staff, radiologists and providers in the department operations.
14. Performs clerical duties, provides clinical supervision for students and assists in patient transport as needed.
15. Practices radiation safety for patient and self.
16. Participates in departmental performance improvement activities. May be assigned specific quality assurance / quality control duties.
Rotates within the department and performs exams in multiple modalities, works various shifts and participates in call rotation as required for the proper functioning of the department