Oct 27, 2020

Rad Tech Principal Lead-MLK Hospital

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesPrimary location will be MLK Hospital. Under direct supervision of the Radiology Directors and Medical Director, Lead Principal Radiologic Technologist will monitor and report daily aspects of imaging services, coordinate daily operations to maximize quality of patient care and maintain imaging quality, ensuring proper equipment performance, guaranteeing safe and clean equipment. Ability to act as a trainer or resource technologist. Perform all job functions of the Radiologic Technologist by producing diagnostic images utilizing a variety of radiographic equipment. Fixed radiographic, fluoroscopic, and mobile equipment following prescribed protocols and procedures. Competently perform radiographic procedures on neonates, infants, children, adults, and geriatric patients. Assist physician and nurse in administration of contrast material. Operate the Radiology and Hospital Information Systems. Competent in ordering supplies for department. Assist in maintaining JCAHO requirements and education.  Maintain clean, safe, orderly work and patient care areas.      QualificationsSkills and Abilities Ability to accept and carry out oral and written instructions accurately. Skill in performing all daily tasks independently, while working as part of a team, within a demanding environment. Ability to promote team ownership of a project and avoid personal control. Ability to prioritize work, handling multiple tasks to completion, within the time allotted. Excellent interpersonal skills effectively and diplomatically with patients, visitors, hospital staff, physicians, and other outside offices both in person and over the phone. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly in English, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar. Skill in reading documents written in standard English, including (but not limited to) requisitions, medical, documents, and policy and procedure manuals technical and operator equipment manual. Knowledge of medical terminology, with ability to distinguish between- types of procedures within the assigned department(s) and medical diagnoses. Telephone manners and skills to handle heavy telephone lines with courtesy and tact. Excellent skill in performing under the stress of frequent interruptions and/or distractions. Ability to respond efficiently to expressed needs of referring services, physicians and patients. Ability to be courteous, professional and diplomatic in any given situation, particularly with patients who are anxious and agitated. Ability to be flexible with working hours given adequate notice. Demonstrate consistent professional appearance. Skill in employing independent decision making while performing various job functions. Ability to respond appropriately to emergency situations. Understand the requirements of the EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act). Ability to identify and recognize contraindications for exams.(Radiology Only) Ability to adapt to advancement and changing technology. Ability to show attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness.   UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 77360346.jpg