1+ months

IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST SUPERVISOR

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST SUPERVISOR

Req #: 181061
Department: UWMC-NORTHWEST- MRI AND CT DEPARTMENTS
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Job Location Detail: UW Medical Center- NORTHWEST CAMPUS 
Posting Date: 08/07/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $7,680--$11,321.00 
Shift: First Shift 

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, were also one of the safest places to get care among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME DAYS IMAGING SUPERVISOR . Organizes workflow, oversees day-to-day operations, and manages personnel, equipment, and supplies to ensure efficient functioning, quality services, and cost effectiveness of assigned section(s) within the Diagnostic Imaging Department (MRI, CT).  

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment.  As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

1. Leading, includes:
Effectively delegates,
Manages change,
Sets expectations and goals,
Makes decisions and solves problems,
Models fairness and respect.
2. Building Relationships, includes:
Fosters teamwork and collaboration to accomplish organizations goals,
Inspires trust,
Deals effectively with conflict.
3. Standards & Accountability, includes:
Identifies quality benchmarks, assesses departmental performance and designs improvement plans,
Models accountability, integrity, ethics, and honesty,
Promotes safety and security,
Assures compliance with regulations and rules,
Promotes excellent customer service.
4. Planning & Decision Making, includes:
Develops goals and objectives in support of Hospitals mission,
Develops and maintains policies and procedures,
Resolves complex problems,
Develops budget and monitors/controls expenses to fit budget expectations,
Improves department cost efficiency and productivity.
5. Communications, includes:
Facilitates open communications and joint decision making with staff,
Demonstrates effective interpersonal, verbal, writing, listening, and presentation skills.
6. Developing and Retaining Talent, includes:
Interviews and selects staff, hires, and promotes,
Evaluates staff performance and competency;
Coaches/disciplines/discharges to improve individual and departmental performance,
Motivates and develops competent staff,
Facilitates continuous learning and development,
Monitors staff retention and satisfaction,
Designs succession plans.
7. Professional Growth & Development, includes:
Strives to expand own knowledge and skills,
Monitors trends in healthcare industry, and adapts to changes and new developments.
8. Clinical/Operations/Technical Coordination, includes:
Directing daily work activities: Prepares employee schedules and prioritizes daily work activities. Identifies and plans for short and long-term staffing issues and proactively takes appropriate action. Evaluates patient flow and makes adjustments. Assists with staff coverage issues in other sections of DI by sharing/floating staff as needed, enabling efficient resource utilization.  Assigns and checks work; assists staff with problems and questions. Acts as expert technical resource. Ensures prompt and accurate reporting of patient exam results; monitors technical quality of exams and other departmental output; uses technical knowledge of RIS/PACS to evaluate image quality.  Establishes and updates exam procedures, protocols and policies.  Reviews management reports and takes appropriate action.
Staff supervision: Forms, manages, and maintains an effective team of employees. Trains, develops and assesses skills and manages performance. Maintains job descriptions, manages attendance and timekeeping. Presents in-service education programs; organizes and participates in conferences and technical meetings. Monitors compliance with all department and hospital safety procedures, competency and educational requirements. 
Provides support and diagnostic exam coverage: During short staffing, to maintain skill levels, or as needed, performs diagnostic exams in assigned area.  Supervises or performs particularly complex and/or unusual procedures.   Assists with support and other duties (e.g., transporting, RIS/PACS support, Soarian order triage, scheduling) as needed. Acts as super-user for departmental computer applications, as assigned.
Facilities, Equipment and Supplies: Schedules, coordinates, and performs (or oversees) calibration and maintenance on equipment.  Maintains equipment documentation such as calibration, maintenance, and service invoices. Troubleshoots equipment and resolves problems.  Recognizes serious or uncorrectable problems and contacts manager and vendor in timely manner. Coordinates purchase and installation of new equipment, products, and software.  Acts as liaison with equipment vendors. Inventories and orders supplies and linens.  Coordinates building maintenance/repair issues with Facilities/Property Management.
Quality Control/Assurance and Accreditation:  Maintains appropriate documentation and records necessary for accreditation by Joint Commission or other regulatory/accrediting bodies. Maintains survey readiness. Ensures that all department procedures and policies are in compliance.  Monitors Quality Assurance data and takes prompt action when problems occur. Notifies director or manager in a timely manner of issues that supervisor cannot resolve.
Committee Participation:  Serves as a member of hospital committees, task forces, working groups, as appropriate.
Collaboration:  Serves as consultant or liaison to (and coordinates patient care with) other clinical service areas (such as nursing, ED), ordering physicians, radiologists, scheduling, etc.  Assists radiologists with problem solving.  Provides coverage for manager and other supervisors in their absence.  Facilitates bi-directional communication and information sharing between staff and management.
Planning: Evaluates products and/or services and makes recommendations for purchase, changes in procedures, etc., to improve patient care and/or decrease cost.  Assists Manager and Director with capital equipment/project planning, including financial and clinical justifications.  Participates in development, planning, implementation and review of new programs or services; leads planning and implementation meetings as requested.  Assists Manager in special projects. Provides data and statistics to Manager and Director for planning and decision making.  Assists Manager with developing marketing and outreach plans to increase patient volumes.
Optimizes Productivity: Maintains a cost effective department through the proper selection/inventory of supplies, expense control, and appropriate levels of staff for workload volume. Optimizes production, increases efficiency, decreases costs. Operates department within budget.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
Education Background
1. High School diploma (or GED) required. 
2. Completion of formal training in an AMA-approved Radiologic Technology Program or equivalent.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

1) Satisfactory completion of a formal radiologic technology training program in an AMA approved school; registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) AND registered or registry-eligible in an equivalent specialty areas.
2) Current Washington State RT certification.
3) Current CPR certification (or obtain certification within 90-day probationary period).
4) A minimum of one year of experience performing the work of an Imaging Technologist Lead or Supervisor in the relevant specialty service area of CT or MRI.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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Posted: 2020-08-11 Expires: 2020-10-17

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