Section Head Ultrasound Part Time
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
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Position Summary: This supervisory/leadership role will: - Provide modality leadership through effective management of personnel and technical expertise. - Develop and implement modality policies and procedures with due consideration given to all regulatory and safety requirements. - Oversee modality QA, QC, and QI activities. - Provide training to staff as needed. - Conduct regular staff meetings as well as direct other modality communications and dialogues. - Oversee PACS QA and exam billing to ensure that all exams are billed and interpreted; monitor billing and reconciliation reports. - Maintain all required documentation related to staff qualifications/licenses. - Interview, hire, orient, and evaluate staff. - Manage performance of staff via monitoring, counseling, discipline, collaboration, and support. - Collaborate on operational and capital budget development, including procurement and implementation of capital equipment. - Meet budgetary management goals. - Coordinate staffing and call schedules. - Ensure accurate payroll activity. - Work under the direction of the Radiology Director and modality medical director and in collaboration with the Radiation Safety Officer. - Provide direction to staff and participate routinely as a working technologist. - Perform all technical procedures within the respective modality sections as described in the Radiology Policy Manual. - Maintain an effective working relationship with all staff. - Participate in professional education programs, patient/staff safety initiatives, and quality assurance/ improvement activities. Key Reponsibilities: - Adhere to established policies and procedures and maintain open communication with departmental leadership and other staff regarding patient care delivery, technical operations, equipment utilization, regulatory compliance, and continuing education. - Ensure that all patients have a thorough understanding of the procedure to be performed and communicate relevant information in a compassionate and professional manner to patients undergoing procedures. - Work with technologists and support staff to coordinate patient flow by monitoring hospital information and scheduling systems. - Participate in departmental and institutional quality assurance/improvement programs and adhere to required infection control, environmental care, radiation safety, and general safety procedures to ensure overall patient, staff, and public safety. - Monitor and perform required quality control on all imaging instrumentation, survey meters, calibrators, and other devices to ensure appropriate functionality and coordination of required service. - Optimally perform all technical procedures associated within respective modalities, and assists in imaging procedures as directed by the radiologist as well as perform complicated intravenous and intramuscular injections as required by modality and in accordance with HWPs. - Perform routine back-up, transfer, archive and retrieval of imaging studies and maintain all necessary records and reports in a correct, timely, and efficient manner as well as create and evaluate softcopy and hardcopy production as needed. - Ensure that all Federal, State, and local regulatory, accreditation, and organizational guidelines are met when performing job functions including during the receipt, administration, storage, disposal, and general management of radiology pharmaceuticals, supplies, and materials. - Ensure quality patient care by helping to establish an orderly, clean, caring, and professional environment. - Maintain departmental stocks and supplies and assist in managing an appropriate and fiscally responsible supply inventory by adhering to the established materials management program. - Ensure that business and patient information (e.g., images, demographics and reports) is properly handled with proper measures dedicated to the maintenance of security and confidentiality. - Perform other duties as needed. - establish intravenous access; administer imaging contrast media as directed by departmental policies and procedures and HWPs; administer radiopharmaceutical imaging agents (non-therapeutic) as directed by departmental policies and procedures and HWPs.
Important COVID message
Please note, Morton Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.