As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and natural beauty.
HMC Radiology has an outstanding opportunity for a part time 90% day shift IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST – LEAD. Principal duties and responsibilities include:
- Regularly assigns, instructs, and checks the work of employees.
- Ability to operate the following equipment/ systems: PACS, the Hospital Information System, and the Radiology Information System. Able to print and retrieve images. Can implement down time procedures as needed. Operates all workstations pertaining to sub-specialty area (ie. CR equipment, CT workstations, MRI workstations, Supply scan, etc).
- Performs duties of an Imaging Technologist II, CT, MRI, Angiography, or Mammography Technologist (depending on modality).
- Functions as a preceptor. Orients new employees according to Department's standards.
- Serves as information resource for staff. Routinely answers patient care, equipment, and technical questions including the PACS. Assists in problem solving. Provides clinical leadership. Assures appropriate, effective utilization of IDXrad system.
- Develops and presents in-services in coordination with Imaging Supervisors and Managers.
- Implements daily staff schedules and holiday coverage to ensure adequate level of staffing in area of responsibility.
- Participates in image/ study review and makes recommendations for quality assurance/ quality control. Collects data and presents report to the Radiology QA meeting.
- Reviews and reports daily operational status of equipment; Initiates repair service calls and documents malfunctions.
- Coordinates flow of patients within specialty area. Assigns patient procedures to staff.
- Assures appropriate utilization of Radiation Protection prescribed by safety standards is utilized.
- Understands and complies with all safety, fire, disaster, evacuation, and chemical safety procedures; reviews departmental policy and procedure manual annually.
- Assists supervisor in evaluating employees’ competency and provides input to the supervisor for yearly evaluations.
- Monitors supplies and places orders to replenish supplies.
- In supervisor's absence (or when requested), may be assigned charge operational, technical, and clinical responsibilities.
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Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training program in an AMA approved school; registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) And one year of experience in applicable modality OR A minimum of 6 months of technical experience in the applicable modality AND previous leadership experience.
Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist. For leads in mammography, certified by ARRT as a Mammography Technologist.
Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist.
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