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Job Description

Requisition #:  17362     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Every Weekend
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Friday; Saturday; Sunday 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides timely and quality clinical information by performing diagnostic imaging procedures, monitoring, and evaluating departmental processes and healthcare provider utilization to ensure appropriate utilization of diagnostic imaging services and improved patient outcomes. Performs duties associated with technical practice, personnel management, fiscal management, and professional development. Proactively supports efforts to ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

 

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and/or Modality board certified
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • 5 years of technical experience
  • 1 year of experience in supervision/leadership

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • 1 year of experience in pediatric imaging
  • Bachelor's degree

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Excellent communication skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Coordinates activities effectively in diagnostic areas, ensuring patient flow is accomplished in an orderly and timely fashion.
  2. Assists in meeting budget targets, staff turnover goals, and data collection for monthly scorecard and staff meetings.
  3. Coordinates technical and ancillary personnel by preparing schedules, completing performance appraisals, and providing timely feedback to employees on a regular basis by way of coaching and corrective action. 
  4. Demonstrates proficiency in use of all equipment, including service/repair issues.
  5. Assists with coordination of training of staff members/students with Education Analyst as necessary. 
  6. Monitors quality of imaging and acts as liaison between radiologists and technologists to ensure highest quality possible is maintained at all times.  
  7. Participates in achievement of organizational and department goals with a strong emphasis on customer service and quality improvement initiatives.
  8. May participate in employee selection process by interviewing candidates and making recommendations to manager. 
  9. Observes availability of supplies, including monitoring of expiration dates, reporting shortages, and procuring supplies adequate for patient volume. 
  10. Monitors accuracy of information in radiology system (e.g., picture archiving and communication system and Epic) and performs continued monitoring of processes associated with radiology system (e.g., begin and end procedures, review of orders).  
  11. Assists in orientation of radiology staff/students by orienting them to radiology equipment functions and exam protocols.
  12. Monitors ability of staff to provide age-appropriate patient care and perform family/caregiver/patient education for procedure based on learning needs.
  13. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  14. Meets Joint Commission readiness targets.
  15. Ensures staff and team lead education, credentialing, and evaluations requirements are completed in a timely manner. 
  16. Participates actively in all system and department meetings.
  17. Completes administrative duties in a timely manner, including monthly reports, acting as a liaison between other areas of the organization, and tracking time and attendance.
  18. Works collaboratively with staff, Clinical Engineering, and vendors to ensure timely repair and maintenance of systems.
  19. Maintains equipment service logs, including performance management reports form Clinical Engineering.
  20. Maintains American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification and provides proof of certification within 30 days of expiration.
  21. Maintains CPR/BLS certification and provides proof of certification within 30 days of expiration.
  22. Assist Supervisor and/or Manager with development of staff by: being available to teammates, acting as a resource to help complete complicated/complex tasks, providing on the job training to team, and seeking out opportunities to become actively involved in staff workflow and development.
  23. Provide Supervisor and/or Manager feedback on staff performance, educational needs, and workflow status.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Not Present

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Radiology

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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