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Imaging Services Manager

Location: Modesto, CA Additional Locations:

Modesto Medical Offices 4601 Dale Rd., 4601 Dale Rd., Modesto,California, 95356
Job Number: 808088 Date posted: 06/26/2019

Supervise the daily activities, patient flow, operations, clinical procedures and performance of Diagnostic Imaging Technologists on a regularly scheduled shift for an assigned work area/unit such as, but not limited to, diagnostic radiography, fluoroscopy, contract studies, special procedures, mammography, computed tomography, ultrasound, MRI. Integrates assigned areas/units administrative and clinical services, processes and procedures with departmental and organizational business goals/objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implements and monitors radiation safety and quality program in order to minimize radiation exposure and prevent unnecessary exposure and ensure quality images.
  • Conducts regular and special radiation surveys in accordance with local, state and federal requirements
  • Develops timely and accurate work load, statistical and operating reports and makes appropriate recommendations to improve productivity and utilization of staff, equipment and materials.
  • Resolves on a first level human resources and labor relations issues.  
  • Performs daily huddles and rounding to engage staff and improve employee satisfaction and contribute to retention of staff.
  • Supervises daily work procedures and performance of Diagnostic Imaging Technologist and other assigned staff members.
  • Schedules Technologists and patients/exams/procedures and assigns daily work
  • Ensures that supplies, techs and radiation generation equipment are utilized safely and in accordance with all departmental, organizational, local, state and federal radiation
  • Addresses and resolves patient and staff complaints/issues.  Works with other departments in partnership to improve patient workflows, outcomes and satisfaction.
  • Reviews clinical tests, documentation, records and procedures for quality. Monitors work and clinical processes, procedures and systems to ensure quality, patient care and clinical standards/goals are achieved.
  • Assists in the design and implementation and improvement of a department-wide quality management/assurance program.
  • Monitors and reviews performance of staff and participates in formal performance evaluations.
  • Disciplines and coaches staff in regards to attendance, quality, safety and performance.
  • Hires and on boards new staff to ensure service, safety, attendance and quality expectations are fully understood.
  • Trains and implements new policies and procedures to ensure staff are educated and trained in latest protocols and quality initiatives.
  • Trains and observes staff to ensure competency in greeting patients, performing hand hygiene policy,  checking 2 patient identifiers, use of appropriate safety mobility devices and performing correct protocol and exams.
  • Analyzes Diagnostic Imaging Technology administrative and clinical procedures, processes and systems in terms of quality, cost, efficiency and productivity metrics and makes appropriate recommendation to modify / improve.
  • Facilitates Process Improvement projects to increase efficiency and provide a safe environment for patients and staff.  Engage staff to identify efficiencies.
  • Identifies opportunities to reduce waste by improving/standardizing work flows and work process.
  • Monitors and maintains  compliance on an on-going basis.
  • Ensures compliance with TJC, NCQA,MQSA, and other applicable local , state and national standards, requirements and regulations
  • Implements and monitors radiation safety program in order to minimize radiation exposure and prevent unnecessary exposure.
  • Conducts regular and special radiation surveys in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Minimum two (2) years of relevant clinical experience as a staff technologist in an acute care hospital or multi-modality outpatient imaging center.
  • Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology or Diagnostic Ultrasound from an AMA approved school; OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Certification as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and/or registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT-R) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or certification by the State of California Department of Public Health (CDPH) as a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT), or registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist (ARRT-N), or certificate by Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) as a certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist required.
  • Specific certification in any of the above disciplines maybe required as determined by the hiring manager.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Clear understanding of Imaging operations and workflows.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
  • Primary Location: California,Modesto,Modesto Medical Center 4601 Dale Rd Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Imaging Services Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Imaging & Radiology Careers

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    Do the best work of your career as you collaborate with colleagues and participate in continued learning and professional achievement opportunities. With a range of specialty areas in which to focus — from mammography to MRI, cardiac cath lab to ultrasound — and a variety of different scheduling options, there is plenty of room for you to grow — from technologist, to manager, and beyond — in our supportive environment.

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