Purpose of Position and Scope of Responsibility:
Demonstrates accountability for all aspects of imaging services for the WHC. This includes accreditation of all equipment by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and meeting standards of Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as clerical activities by effective management of personnel and financial resources to achieve quality patient outcomes for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients and the goals of the institution. Under the general direction of the Administrative Director, the incumbent is responsible for daily operations in assigned area 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. This position is subject to overtime and call back as required by the hospital.
E 1. Assesses, plans for, implements use of, and evaluates services and equipment to meet the needs of the customer and enhance the department's contribution to overall hospital outcomes.
E 2. Directs imaging and invasive procedures through scheduling and evaluation of personnel, acquisition of supplies, organization of clinical activities, and communication within the department and with all services in order to deliver efficient and accurate patient care for adolescents, adults and geriatrics.
E 3. Administers performance improvement activities to ensure quality is consistent with established standards.
E 4. Provides and supports learning needs through direction of educational activities that promote continuous improvement and compliance with patient care standards.
Education: Skilled and proficient in the concepts, principles, and techniques of the field of breast imaging as acquired by meeting the requirements to be eligible to become registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in the area of radiology and mammography.
Experience: Technical supervising and management skills acquired through three (3) years progressive clinical or supervisory experience in radiology and mammography. Knowledge of radiology and mammography normally acquired through three (3) years in high-volume imaging center, preferably breast-centered.
License: Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in the area of radiology and mammography. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.