Supervisory Diagnostic Rad Tech (Computed Tomography)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Bay Pines, Florida
Internal Number: 623651200
This Supervisory DRT (CT scan) position is assigned to the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, lmaging Service; Computed Tomography section within the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL Employees in this assignment carry out the assigned tasks independently and assume full administrative and professional responsibility for planning and directing the radiologic technology program at a medical center or independent outpatient clinic but are not limited to: A. Supervisory Duties (75%) Assigns, manages and directs the work of subordinate technologists when examinations and/or procedures require assistance; directs all section schedules in a manner so as to optimize workflow while maintaining flexibility for emergency cases, rearranging patients to accommodate these requests. This requires the ability to prioritize scheduled patients as well as the ability to accommodate the emergency patient. Reviews work in progress, or upon completion, to ascertain problems and takes required corrective action. Ensures all procedures and general operations are performed to meet The Joint Commission Standards. Responsible for management of Human Resource aspects of service operations, including hiring and disciplinary action, Labor/Management relations, performance appraisals, and professional boarding procedures for Technologists. Responsible for resource management and distribution, assessing staffing levels and needs, space planning. and assessing equipment and technology needs along with corresponding requests for needed resources. Develops and maintains a weekly rotational technologist schedule to ensure fair and equal assignments of the technologists and their duties. Determines staffing requirements based on past, present, and future workload patterns and develops the weekly/monthly work schedules. Organizes staff work assignments, including lunch and break rotations. Reports absences and tardiness to Chief Technologist: recommends the reassignment of techs if necessary because of call-ins or increased/decreased workload. Initiates recommendations lo higher authorities on changes to increase productivity, revise staffing, assure cost efficiency and improve morale. Prepares meeting agendas and hold routine meetings with staff to communicate changes and expectations for each section under their supervision. Direct interaction is expected to ensure new processes and procedures are implemented and all employees are able to comply and conform to the direction. Assists with overseeing the administrative performance of the Radiology Service Decision Support Service (DSS) and the Performance Improvement monthly report, as well as assist the Chief Technologist and Imaging Administrator (Program Specialist) in the preparation of the annual budget. B. Clinical (25%) Have a complete and thorough working 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 supervisor is expected to perform exams under their purview on a routine basis and must obtain and maintain a full understanding of all equipment, examinations and procedures performed in the CT section. 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. 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, lncumbent must assure that appointments are rescheduled within the appropriate time frames as outlined in hospital directives or memoranda. Demonstrates infection control practices for disease prevention (i.e. hand washing, universal precautions/isolation procedures, including TB requirement/precautions. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.