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Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist - Gainesville, Florida - Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medi
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Ultrasound) - Gainesville, Florida
Duties

The Supervisor has knowledge of all functions under his/her purview and can direct and/or operate all the diagnostic specialties to assure its many activities and to provide efficient patient care. The supervisory area of responsibility encompasses the Ultrasound section of Diagnostic Imaging Service. The incumbent is given general guidelines and directions from the Chief Technologist and Imaging Program Administrator and is expected to function with initiative and independent judgment in his or her sphere of responsibilities. The incumbent will formulate plans, delegate authority and follow-up on delegated tasks to assure effectiveness of assignments given to subordinate lead and staff technologists. Assigns work and employees based on the difficulties of assignments and the capability of the employee. Assigns, directs and reviews work in progress, or upon completion, to ascertain problems and takes required corrective
action. The incumbent assures that the Ultrasound section has appropriate coverage in their section.
Approves/disapproves all overtime and leave requests, ensuring proper coverage for the assigned sections is available. Oversees established holiday assignment roster and assures coverage in each section is properly assigned. Incumbent will prepare meeting agendas, inservice presentations and hold monthly meetings with staff to communicate changes and expectations for each section under their supervision. The incumbent develops tours of duty and assigns tours for his/her section(s), encompassing all leave requests. Incumbent will participate as Interview Panel Members, evaluating candidates for positions in the section and making recommendations for employment.
Incumbent will have thorough knowledge of the processes for Reusable Medical
Equipment. Incumbent will have thorough knowledge of SOP's that documents the process
and procedures for cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and preparation of Reusable
Medical Equipment.
The Supervisor must have a good working knowledge of the appointment and scheduling
system in VistA. The individual must comply with VA directives and regulations concerning
scheduling and canceling appointments to assure that they meet the criteria. Incumbent must
assure that appointments are rescheduled within the appropriate time frames as outlined in
hospital directives or memoranda.
The Supervisor is delegated to act in the absence of the Chief Technologist.
The incumbent collaborates with the Chief Technologist and Program Administrator in
formulating and implementing administrative and operational policies/procedures for
assigned sections.
The incumbent is responsible for the maintenance and coordinating repairs of all Medical
Imaging/Non-imaging equipment in areas assigned under their supervision. This includes
testing, maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions, and when possible makes minor repairs
and or contacts repair personnel.
The incumbent works with the Chief Technologist and Program Administrator in developing
administrative and operational plans when necessary to meet challenges, deadlines, priorities,
and increased productivity to improve the flow of work in Services based on analysis of such
factors as manpower, equipment utilized, workload, available examination of facilities, and
personnel required for various examinations which requires controls and records and
coordination with other professional services.
Incumbent will assist with Performance Improvement, and is responsible for overseeing
departmental monitors and evaluations, as well as overseeing the design and fostering of
approaches to continuously improve the quality of the interdepartmental activities. Incumbent
strengthens lines of communication with all other supervisors and administrative staff, as well
as the Radiologists and other personnel within the department. Supervisors will facilitate a
team approach in communicating information with other supervisors and helping to solve
inter-departmental issues. Will keep abreast of all Joint Commission educational policies, and
under the direction of the Chief Technologist and Imaging Administrator, oversees the
Radiology Service's Continuing Education Program for the sections under his/her purview,
including all Technologist Competency folders. Plays a key role preparing the Radiology
Service for the Joint Commission inspection and maintains all Joint Commission. Assists with
updating and revising all American College of Radiology department policies and procedural
manuals in accordance with ACR guidelines.
Assists in preparing the department for the Systematic External Review Program Inspections
such as CAP, OIG, and GAO. Keeps abreast in all Occupational Safety, Health Administration
(OSHA) regulations and changes, and recommends and implements such changes within the
Radiology Service Policy and Procedures.

Keywords: Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medi, Gainesville , Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist - Gainesville, Florida - Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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