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Lead Bone Chest Diagnostic Radiographer - Full time - Weekend Days - Hosp of the Univ. of Penn

Job ID: 149116
Category: Radiology/Imaging
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 17, 2022
Work Schedule: Weekend Days

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is Seeking a Full time Lead Diagnostic Radiographer for Weekend Days.

Shift: Thurs and Fri 12p-830p; Sat and Sun 8 am - 8:30 pm

Summary:

The lead technologist for the diagnostic radiology department will assist the manager with the operations. Under supervision of the Manager, the lead technologist is responsible for maintaining the smooth operation of the specific departments as well as performing patient procedures and quality control. The lead technologist needs to ensure all of the employees work together as a team and routinely rotate through each area. It is important that the lead technologist accepts directives without reservations. There are on call responsibilities. 

Responsibilities:

· Employee Satisfaction

o Works effectively with all staff.

o Able to build productive relationships and improve communication among staff.

· Clinical Management

o Manage the daily scheduling of staff in Inpatient, and ER Radiology.

o Mange the on-call schedule for all staff.

o Consults with Manager regarding scheduling, equipment problems and maintenance and other departmental issues.

· Materials Management

o Maintains supply stock levels needed for daily operation.

o Communicates need and/or acquires supplies for each section.

o Ensures Q-sight is properly managed by all staff.

· Radiology Equipment

o Safely operates radiology equipment using proper techniques.

o Maintains radiology equipment and troubleshoots service problems.

o Performs quality assurance testing consistent with section protocols.

o Practices radiation safety at all times.

· Patient Care

o Ensures patient safety at all times.

o Always verifies patient identity prior to exam and ensures preparation of room prior to patient arrival.

o Aids radiologists, doctors, and other UPHS team members in completing procedures.

o Responds to emergency situations according to department/hospital policies.

o Takes initiative to resolve concerns from patients, family members, physicians, UPHS personnel and co-workers.

· Operations

o Expresses Compassion and Hospitality

o Works well with others for results.

o Listens actively, carefully, and respectfully to understand other perspectives.

o Shows initiative with helping in all areas needed.

o Continually seeks the highest standards for personal and professional performance.

o Consistently verifies that all work is completed before shifts end.

o Continually Learns and Improves performance.

    o Assist with the new employee orientation and make that person feel comfortable and welcome.

    Licenses/Certifications:

    ARRT (R) - required at time of hire

    AHA CPR within 6 months of hire

    Education:

    High school diploma or equivalent required.

    Graduate of an approved Radiologic Technology Program required.



      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

      Live Your Life's Work

      We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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