Brigham and Women's Harbor Medical Associates is part of the Brigham and Women's Physicians Organization and is a multispecialty, primary care practice with more than 65 physicians in our several offices on the South Shore.
You will find our practice culture stimulating and rewarding. We value all our employees and offer comprehensive benefits. We are affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center and South Shore Hospital.
Under the direction of the Practice Manager, incumbent is responsible for overseeing, coordinating and maintaining the efficient utilization of available imaging time and human resources within the division daily.
Performs all staff Special Procedure Technologist duties as required.
Supervises and coordinates patient flow within the division daily. Assists clerical and support staff within the division as necessary.
Quality Control checks of exams and equipment as established by the division. Possess a thorough knowledge of equipment and troubleshooting techniques. Identifies problems and takes appropriate corrective actions and follow up.
Assists with and organizes preventative maintenance schedules for the divisional equipment as required.
Monitors adherence to safety policies established within the hospital and division.
Actively involved in ongoing Quality Improvement Projects within the division.
Actively implements and participates in new staff orientation and facilitation of ongoing development for other special procedure techs within the department.
Maintains effective working relations and communication with employees and physicians. Assist technical staff with the development and implementation of protocols.
Responsible for maintaining availability of supplies and inventory as assigned by divisional procedure. Ensures all expendable products are within safe use periods.
Uses independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative under pressure in a variety of situations.
Responsible for daily human resources decisions within the division. Provides feedback concerning staff performance. Informs and provides input to the Practice Manager concerning personnel disciplinary issues. May provide input for selection of staff. Assists Practice Manager with preparation of staff evaluations.
Recommends and implements policies and procedures regarding technical aspects of the division and provides direction necessary to ensure that all examinations are performed in a timely, safe and efficient manner.
Reviews daily exam records to ensure data is complete and accurate for divisional activity.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be a graduate of an approved School of Radiologic Technology; possess a current permanent Massachusetts License in Radiography and current certification and registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalent.
3 - 5 years progressive experience as a Special Procedures Technologist required;
Has obtained an educational degree equal to 2 years of college preparation
Possess the interpersonal skills sufficient to lead and interact effectively with departmental staff, medical staff, Nursing, and patients.
Must possess analytical abilities necessary to effectively utilize advanced knowledge of imaging processes, techniques, procedures and anatomy to direct activities, develop policies and procedures, ensure compliance and evaluate procedures and equipment.
Presents a positive attitude and a professional appearance.
Must be able to adapt to changing pace (stressful situations) within the department, with frequent interruptions.
Must be physically capable of lifting, (linen, supplies, patients, etc.).
Comprehensive understanding of computer operations relating to Digital Imaging, the Radiology Information System and all systems that integrate with the Interventional Suite relating to patient information and management (HIS, Order entry systems, Reporting Systems, PACS, EPIC, etc.).
Must demonstrate flexibility and willingness to adapt to diverse roles as a member of the departmental team.
Must be aware of hazards within the department/division(ionizing radiation, standard precautions, etc.), and adhere to safety standards established by BWPO and regulatory agencies.
Brigham And Women's Hospital