SUMMARY: Responsible for the direct supervision of the Diagnostic Radiologic Technologists and Medical Imaging Specialists for this area. This position requires a dynamic and motivating personality. Supervises day-to-day operational needs, staffing, schedules, customer satisfaction, change management, process & quality improvement, hiring, on-boarding & training, coaching, career development, appraisals and disciplinary actions, performance improvement initiatives and budgeting. Must have strong communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving.
Must be a Clinical, Technical and Operational Resource. Performs all of the duties and adheres to the standards of a Diagnostic Technologist III with proficiency. Serves as a clinical expert and resource utilizing Computed Radiography, Direct Radiography, Fluoroscopy, (stationary or portable) and PACS. Demonstrates strong aptitude with process Improvement plans. Demonstrates experience or high level of competency in working with leadership to improve technical performance, implementing new technology and/or software applications, maintain or develop exam protocols, mentoring or teaching in respective specialty, and/or improving operational efficiency within their department. Maintains supplies and inventories for respective modality or work area. Applies the profession's code of ethics in all aspects of practice. Maintains knowledge of, observes, and enforces the safety measures in Environment of Care. Available after hours as a resource. Call and rotating shifts may be required. Will serve on an internal or external committee(s).
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School Diploma/GED and a graduate of a formal program in Radiologic Technology. College Degree - 2 year in Radiology preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire or transfer into position required. Candidates are required to have an active CRT- CA Radiologic Tech license and active RT-R - ARRT Registered Technologist Radiography and must possess or obtain an RHF - Rad Tech/Fluoroscopy License within 6 months of hire or transfer into the position. Minimum three (3) years experience in Diagnostic Radiology and a minimum two (2) years Leadership experience required. Pediatric experience preferred. Bilingual skills preferred.
POSITION DETAILS: Full Time, 80 hours per pay period, Days M - F 8:00 - 5:00 PM, however must be able to work all shifts and cover weekends as needed.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.