West Florida Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital in Pensacola, FL, with 339 beds. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 84,616 patients visited the hospital's emergency room. The hospital had a total of 13,583 admissions. Its physicians performed 3,046 inpatient and 4,462 outpatient surgeries.
The first hospital in the area to offer all private rooms, West Florida Healthcare proudly provides market-leading quality outcomes performance. West Florida Healthcare is also recognized as the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, the area's first Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, and the area's only Certified Atrial Fibrillation Program. West Florida Healthcare has also been designated as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has been named as a "Key Performer on Quality Measures" by The Joint Commission for four years in a row. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, a mental health facility, and a cancer center.
Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as oncology, orthopedics, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.
Under the direction of the Director, supervises and performs those duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures applying ionizing radiation or other forms of energy. This person will work in concert with the Director of Diagnostic Services to help facilitate a good workflow within the department. Will work with the Director in the daily operation of the department. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the QI process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior.
Provides leadership and supervision as needed in assigned section to provide for orderly work flow and quality performance of duties.
Works collegially with the leads in all areas of Diagnostic Imaging to help optimize cost reductions.
Works with the PACS Administrator to help facilitate PACS issues.
Initiates counseling sessions in accordance with Positive Performance guidelines. Reports and documents problems relating to staffing morale, work, methods, procedures, transfers, and recommends action in all personnel matter for those personnel assigned, in consultation with the Director.
Participates in and oversees ongoing program to provide for an organized atmosphere and pleasant appearance of the physical plant especially in those areas accessible to patients.
Monitors condition, care and maintenance of diagnostic Radiologic equipment. Provides for documentation of problems, response time of service organization and completion of repair. Deals directly with service organizations to ensure adequate equipment care according to established parameters.
Demonstrates C.A.R.E.S principles and behaviors appropriately.
Coordinates and participates in formal and continuing education programs of the department, instructs and demonstrates specific techniques, initiation of new procedures and use of equipment.
Participates in the administration of policies and procedures of the hospital and department, and provides for fair and impartial application to all employees, participates, as necessary, in a variety of tasks relative to the management of the Radiology Department such as preparation of reports, surveys, and special projects.
Adheres to prescribed standards of Radiation Safety; participate in the Quality Improvement and Safety programs.
Ensures appropriate recording of hours worked, adhering to hospital policy.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements on or before the due date.
Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety. Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an Accredited Program and current ARRT (if applicable) registration are required
Bachelor's Degree in Related Field Preferred