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Supervisor/Ultrasound - CHS NorthEast Radiology

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28025

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 178118

Position Number: 00122979

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Radiology - Ultrasound

Location: CHS Northeast

Location Details:  CHS NorthEast Radiology

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Plans, directs, and supervises the technical aspects of their assigned specialty and within their assigned division in regard to all services and programs rendered resulting in a uniform systemized department.

Essential Functions

 

 

  • Supervises activities of the assigned area and provides adequate coverage of all scanners or work assignments on a daily basis. Supervision includes monitoring of the staff productivity levels, accuracy of exam protocols to include all required data parameters and measurements while ensuring appropriate care and monitoring.
  • Coordinates and organizes patient or work task flow thru the assigned department, prioritizing procedures and shifting workloads as needed. Ensures adequate patient care is provided as it relates to the procedures requested.
  • Validates quality of exams and the final product performed by all staff within the section. Participates in the training of staff and conducts in-service education and staff meetings as needed.
  • Orders and maintains appropriate supplies for the assigned area. Ensures a process for security of supplies, PAR levels, etc. for each shift. Is authorized to obtain medication or contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or registered nurse. Medications to include contrast materials cannot be administered without appropriate clinical credentials, training, and certification to do so.
  • Maintains teammate records on assigned staff. Documents PTO, reasons for absences and tardiness. Documents errors and exceptional performance, complaints, and conferences held with individual staff members. Performs payroll functions with documentation of overtime and hours worked. Performs performance appraisals and carries out coaching, counseling, and discipline as needed. Determines merit increases based on budget and policy guidelines.
  • Maintains and communicates status reports for patient throughput, equipment downtime, and supply charges.
  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients in assigned area. Ensures processes for checking IVs, vents, and other equipment patients were transported with. Assures patients are continuously monitored while in the treatment areas.
  • Provides in-service education for staff on new equipment, procedures, safety policies, infection control, radiation safety, and various required electronic communication platforms.
  • Ensures appropriate equipment quality assurance to maintain both regulatory compliance and properly functioning equipment that enables quality diagnostic imaging. Reports to/requests engineering support as needed.
  • Ensures correct billing of exams by monitoring and developing processes for accurate coding and chargemaster compliance.
  • Works with the physician staff to maintain up-to-date SOPs and procedural guidelines.
  • Assists in departmental QA/PI activities as required.

Physical Requirements
Requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment, and supplies. Work requires walking, standing, sitting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling during normal operations. Requires mental capacity to understand the assigned area of clinical expertise or technology. Motor coordination needed to operate equipment including various computer systems. Intact sense of sight and hearing. Required to use radiation safety, MRI safety, and proper ergonomics to maintain an effective, safe environment.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED. Graduate of AMA approved Radiologic Technology or Ultrasound program based on assigned area. Bachelor's degree preferred. A minimum of 3 years experience in the designated field required. Leadership experience preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


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