Kaiser Permanente Supervisor Diagnostic Imaging Services in San Marcos, California

Within a full-service Diagnostic Imaging Department, supervises the daily activities, patient flow, operations, clinical procedures and performance of Diagnostic Imaging Technologists on a regularly scheduled shift for an assigned work area/unit such as, but not limited to, diagnostic radiography, fluoroscopy, contract studies, special procedures, mammography, computed tomography, ultrasound, MRI. Integrates assigned areas/units administrative and clinical services, processes and procedures with departmental and organizational business goals/objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.

  • Schedules Technologists and patients/exams/procedures and assigns daily work; reviews clinical tests, documentation, records and procedures for quality and in assigned area monitors work and clinical processes, procedures and systems to ensure quality, patient care and clinical standards/goals are achieved.

  • Assists in the design and implementation and improvement of a department-wide quality management/assurance program.

  • Supervises daily work procedures and performance of D.I. Technologists; monitors and reviews performance of staff and participates in formal performance evaluation procedure with appropriate departmental manager.

  • Quality checks radiographs/film for diagnostic quality.

  • Analyzes D.I. Technology administrative and clinical procedures, processes and systems in terms of quality, cost, efficiency and productivity metrics and makes appropriate recommendations to modify/improve. Implements/monitors policies, procedures standards and clinical protocols in order to ensure quality patient care; monitors and reports compliance on an on-going basis; ensures compliance with TJC, NCQA, MQSA, and other applicable local, state and national standards, requirements and regulations.

  • Addresses and resolves patient complaints/issues.

  • Ensures that supplies, tech and radiation generating equipment are utilized safely and in accordance with all departmental, organizational, local, state and federal radiation control/safety/protection requirements.

  • Implements and monitors radiation safety program in order to minimize radiation exposure and prevent unnecessary exposure; conducts regular and special radiation surveys in accordance with local, state and federal requirements.

  • Develops timely and accurate work load, statistical and operating reports and makes appropriate recommendations to improve productivity and utilization of staff, equipment and materials. Resolves on a first level human resources and labor relations issues.

  • Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant clinical experience as a staff technologist in an acute care hospital.

Education

  • Associate of arts or science degree in radiologic technology diagnostic ultrasound from an AMA approved school OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Certification as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT-R) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Certification by the State of California Department of Public Health (CDPH) as a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) or registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist (ARRT-N) or certification by Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) as a certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist required. Specific certification in any of the above disciplines maybe required as determined by the hiring manager.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience supervising and/or reviewing the clinical work performed by D.I. Technologists.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize communication, inter-personal, labor relations and work planning skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all applicable local, state and federal regulatory and radiation safety standards and requirements.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Notes:

  • This position will be responsible for the daily operations for Oceanside, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Escondido and Rancho Bernardo Medical Office Buildings in addition to assisting other locations service area wide as needed.

  • This position will include a rotation of weekly call to help assist the San Diego Service Area.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Supervisor Diagnostic Imaging Services

LOCATION: San Marcos, California

REQNUMBER: 672986

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.