As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. HMC RADIOLOGY has an outstanding opportunity for a full time IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST - LEAD. This individual reports to department Imaging Supervisor and/or Manager. Regularly assigns, instructs, and checks the work of employees. Routinely works as a technologist. Mentors new staff, develops and presents in-services, creates daily schedules, and coordinates flow of patients. Primary Job Responsibilities:
Regularly assigns, instructs, and checks the work of employees.
Performs duties of the appropriate Imaging Technologies in assigned area.
Functions as a preceptor. Orients new employees according to department's standards.
Serves as information resource for staff. Routinely answers patient care, equipment and technical questions including the PACS. Assists in problem solving. Provides clinical leadership. Assures appropriate, effective utilization of IDXrad system.
Develops and presents in-services in coordination with Imaging Supervisors and Manager, Imaging.
Implements daily staff schedules and holiday coverage to ensure adequate level of staffing in area of responsibility.
Participates in reviewing films/images and makes recommendations for quality assurance/quality control. Collects data and presents report to the Radiology QA meeting.
Reviews and reports daily operational status of equipment; Initiates repair service calls and documents malfunctions.
Coordinates flow of patients within specialty area. Assigns patient procedures to staff.
Assures appropriate utilization of Radiation Protection prescribed by safety standards is utilized.
Understands and complies with all safety, fire, disaster, evacuation and chemical safety procedures; reviews departmental policy and procedure manual annually.
Assists supervisor in evaluating employees' competency and year performance evaluation.
Monitors supplies and places orders to replenish supplies.
In supervisor's absence (or when requested), may be assigned charge operational, technical, and clinical responsibilities. Competitive candidates will have:
Two years experience in applicable modality.
Documented in-service presentations to staff/students/patients during the past year.
Membership of a departmental or hospital-wide Committee, Task Force, or Team during the past year. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page. Minimum Qualifications:Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training program in an AMA approved school; registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) And one year of experience in applicable modality OR A minimum of 6 months of technical experience in the applicable modality AND previous leadership experienceORequivalent education/experience.Legal RequirementCertified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist. For leads in mammography, certified by ARRT as a Mammography Technologist.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.