Job Description

General Description

The Medical Imaging Supervisor provides the daily oversight of department goals and objectives in the performance of imaging studies, compliance, quality assurance, patient care, and staff communication. The Medical Imaging Supervisor will perform imaging studies that meet accreditation standards and provide oversight to staff and students in the performance of imaging studies.

Essential Job Duties

  • Performs imaging exams to meet American College of Radiology and American Registry of Radiological Technologists. Arizona State Health Department and accrediting agency standards and protocols.
  • Provides imaging services by directing and coordinating the services of radiology and diagnostic imaging procedures; overseeing staff in operation of imaging equipment, assign staff to ensure coverage for all modalities and all hours of operation
  • Meets operational standards by contributing information to departmental plans and initiatives to the Medical Imaging Manager. Meets production, productivity, quality, and patient service standards utilizing quality assurance and control processes. Identifies system improvements in diagnostic imaging and patient care as needed.
  • Monitors, coaches, and uses positive reinforcement in working with staff on departmental objectives, job expectations and image quality.
  • Provides supervision to students as the hospital clinical coordinator to include assuring competencies, completing documentation, and providing student critique and process improvement techniques.
  • Provides support to medical imaging by resolving imaging department issues with physicians, radiologists, technologists, ancillary staff, patients, and nurses.
  • Improves quality results by evaluating accuracy and image quality; provides technical assistance and positive critique; implementing new techniques and procedures.
  • Provides a safe environment for staff, patients and students by monitoring radiation exposure, techniques, and radiation safety education.
  • Communicates to direct report matters regarding staff, image quality, information systems and compliance.
  • Protects the hospital by ensuring adherence to professional standards, hospital and departmental policies and procedures, federal, state and local requirements. Provides education to staff and students in adherence of those standards.

Other (Non-essential) Duties

  • Maintains supplies and par levels. Processes supply requests and orders.
  • Completion of other projects as assigned.

MINIMUM Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school program in Radiological Technology.
  • Currently registered through the American Registry of Radiological Technologists for all qualified modalities.
  • One year of previous Supervisory or Lead experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of Supervisory or Lead experience
  • Certifications in Radiography, Computerized Tomography, and an additional modality.

Working RELATIONSHIPS

  • Effectively communicates and builds relationships with patients, staff, providers.
  • Is key Imaging department liaison with other ancillary, nursing and support departments.

Physical Requirements/Working conditions

Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; must be able to stand/walk for up to 70% of the work day; must be able to lift, transfer, turn and position patients weighing up to 125 lbs. unassisted or with the assistance of one for a staff member weighing over 125 lbs. Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. occasionally.  May be exposed to communicable diseases    Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions.