Radiology Nursing Supervisor

UCSD | La Jolla, CA

Posted Date 9/19/2019
Description

This position will remain open until filled.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/03/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Supervises and facilitates the flow of patient care activities and coordination of the interdisciplinary clinical staff for assigned clinics/centers. Assures quality care and compliance with internal policy, external regulations and accepted practices across the continuum of care. May also supervise the fiscal and administrative operations. Supervises the quality of employees meeting patient service standards and coordinates the clinic patient care services, resolves system issues, advises on work methods, manages scheduling based on patient census, and ensures compliance with internal procedures and external regulations. Mentors staff to communicate with patients regarding their conditions, treatments, and concerns.

Evaluates subordinate staff and participates in decision-making on hiring, salary actions, disciplinary actions, performance ratings, and other human resources matters. Evaluates the competencies of clinical staff, according to scope of practice for the position. Assures completion of orientation and training of all patient care staff. Identifies and implements department specific educational opportunities for staff in collaboration with ambulatory administration. Assure work is performed in adherence to patient service standards, internal policies, external regulations, and quality/quantity expectations. Serves as a resource to clinic staff/Directors on patient care issues, new policies, and technology.

Keeps staff informed of changes and resolves escalated issues. Recommends internal policies and procedures for quality improvement within the practice(s). May serves as a resource to staff for instructing patients on chronic diseases and self-care management, and with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and treatments. Participates in the performance of routine audits, accreditation, and licensing inspection readiness activities. Monitors services provided by support departments and collaborates to improve utilization and efficiency. Promotes a climate of effective teamwork, communication, and collaboration.

Communicates regularly with management on practice activities and on pertinent operational or human resources issues. Encourages and assists staff in meeting professional goals using standard practice evaluation tools to identify areas for growth. Consults with clinical leaders and educators on developing, implementing, and evaluating strategies for performance improvement. Monitors and ensures that fiscal and material resources are managed according to budgetary parameters across assigned clinic(s) or center(s). Understands unit financial goals and educates staff of cost-containment strategies. Maintains unit expenses within budget. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's Degree in business, healthcare administration or related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience / training.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.
  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
  • Five (5+) or more years of relevant experience in Radiology to include: Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, CT, MRI Mammography and Nuclear Medicine.
  • Experience and proven success in skills to effectively supervise clinicians and to manage the complex workflow and multiple priorities involved with a clinic(s)/center(s). Strong knowledge of practice operations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • In-depth experience with Imaging exams for Pacemaker Patients.
  • Experience complying with Radiology Regulatory Guidelines.
  • Working knowledge of Contrast and Radiation Safety Protocols.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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