WellStar Health Systems Manager - Imaging Services in atlanta, Georgia
At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Medical Imaging Manager is a registered professional who provides leadership and management of the staff under their purview through the effective use of knowledge and skills to promote the creation of a center of excellence for staff recruitment and retention and clinical and business outcomes. The medical imaging manager is the standard bearer for his/her modalities and holds all participants working in his/her modalities accountable for the delivery of care and services through effective communication; observation; and the management and measurement of specific interventions/practices and their associated outcomes. Responsibilities include clinical, financial, human and material resources deployment and associated outcomes or goals. The manager provides safe, age appropriate care to the patients in accordance with Policy and Procedures. The Medical Imaging Manager serves as a chief retention and safety officer and ensures that safety and quality standards are upheld or met by effective use of data and technology to make decisions and proactively mitigates unnecessary risks for his/her area of responsibility. The Medical Imaging Manager creates and ensures a desirable, safe work environment that enables the organization to meet or exceed its mission and goals. He/she models the way to foster communication and collaboration with physicians, staff, patients and other departments. He/she is responsible for performing a wide variety of management tasks requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative.
It is expected that all Medical Imaging Managers are certified, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of imaging as outlined by the ASRT Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Society of Radiology Technologists. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.
Required Minimum Education : Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology or other accredited Modality Imaging Program. Must be a Registered Technologist in at least 1 Imaging Modality. Prefer BS degree in Health Sciences or related field.
Required Minimum Experience : Five (5) years’ experience in the medical field. Prefer two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Required Minimum Certification : At least (One) 1 of the following certifications: ARRT-R, ARRT-CT, ARRT-MR, ARRT-M, ARRT-N, ARRT-S, ARRT-CI, ARRT-VI, ARRT-VS, ARDMS, NMTBC,CNMT, OR ARMRIT; BLS
Required Minimum Skills: Must exhibit excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. The employee must have the ability to follow through with assigned tasks within established timelines. This position requires frequent verbal and written communications with patients, visitors, physicians and department personnel. Routinely communicates with other hospital personnel. Explains and gives instructions/directives regarding services, rules, policies, procedures or standards of care. Obtains, presents and discusses information pertinent to job responsibility. Requires tact and adequate communication skills to clarify or give facts, to avoid misunderstanding, and to promote goodwill. Must be able to perform effectively in a stressful and fast paced work environment. Must have the ability to prioritize appropriately. Must be detail oriented and have the capacity to effectively multitask throughout the work shift. Must have excellent communication skills and the capacity to interact professionally with a variety of "customers", including but not limited to patients, families, co-workers, volunteers, and physicians throughout the work shift. Must possess the ability to function independently, yet productively as a cooperative team member with various work teams associated with the position. Must be compliant, with a willingness to follow all Hospital policies as well as the established practices, protocols and procedures of the position, department and applicable professional standards. Excellent written/oral communication skills and project management skills required. Must be able to work effectively with a diverse group of people. Ability to work well under pressure and on concurrent, multidisciplinary projects.
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Department Imaging Services
Facility WellStar Atlanta Medical Center