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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Cardiac Sonography Supervisor in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Supervises daily operations of the Echocardiology Lab under the leadership of the Manager of Non-Invasive Cardiology.

  • Schedules and provides direction to the other Sonographers.

  • Ensures personnel are knowledgeable; coordinated quality improvement activities.

  • Monitors inventory levels of departmental supplies and equipment keeping cost at or below budgeted levels.

  • Responsible for completion of new staff departmental orientation and staff competency including documentation in accordance with ICAEL published Policies.

  • Responsible for equipment maintenance and service records.

  • Coordinates in supervisors absence.

  • Assists the Manager of Non-Invasive Cardiology in the developing of departmental short and long term goals and objectives.

  • Supervises staff and manages employee performance, providing on-going performance feedback to the employee and management.

  • Orients and trains employees, verifies competency, and identifies and suggests ways to develop skills when necessary.

  • Provides documentation to verify employee competencies and performance following ICAEL policies.

  • Prepares daily work schedule including staff assignments, and monitors the workflow in the lab throughout the day.

  • Works with the department manager to project staffing needs, interview candidates and provide feedback to the department manager and HR.

  • Assists with the development of and adherence to departmental policies and procedures and develops any new technical procedures according to ICAEL standards.

  • Participates on departmental performance teams and/or projects.

  • Coordinates staff meetings to communicate operational changes and to do technical peer reviews of images and quality initiatives according to ICAEL guidelines.

  • Seeks input and recommendations from the staff on ways to improve operations or procedures.

  • Communicates with physicians to assure optimal patient care and resources.

  • Identifies staff educational needs and establishes a program to allow staff to acquire CMEs on site.

  • Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Ultrasound technology. Current RDMS or CCI certificate.

  • Minimum three years of clinical experience.

  • Two years of experience in area of concentration.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Echo Cardiology

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 96460

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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