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Job Summary

The Technical Supervisor for the Radiology Department is responsible for assisting with coordinating the activities in the Radiology Department, including the supervision of the Radiographers. He/She will also be responsible for performing various diagnostic imaging examinations, advising, and assisting with quality control, equipment acquisition and maintenance and other departmental related matters.

Main duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assigns, directs, and schedules the day-to-day work of assigned staff in the Radiology/Imaging Department
  • Liaises with Radiologists and the technical team
  • Prepares monthly On Call and daily Radiographer’s rotas.
  • Process timecards and claims as necessary
  • Ensures assigned rooms are stocked and clean
  • Monitors and evaluates the work of assigned employees; assists management in establishing employee performance expectations, objectives, and goals; monitors and reviews the quality and quantity of employee work; initiates and implements disciplinary action if necessary.
  • Orients and trains new employees on departmental policies and procedures and the proper use of diagnostic imaging equipment; develops in-service training programs to help staff maintain competency and/or to learn how to use new procedures/equipment; ensures that all assigned staff have the required core competencies.
  • Coaches and encourages staff in a manner that fosters a teamwork approach and facilitates good working relationships between department personnel and other hospital employees, including physicians.
  • Oversees students/interns and ensures that programme agreements and training requirements are met.
  • Reviews procedures to ensure that they are being performed in a manner consistent with defined protocols and the highest standards; assists management in the development of departmental policies and procedures pertaining to personnel, supplies, equipment, and patient care.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of effective quality control and quality assurance processes.
  • Ensures the highest level of patient care.
  • Documents and reports accident/incidents; receives and reviews concerns, and keeps management informed regarding Department concerns and issues; researches, analyzes, and resolves problems effectively.
  • Assists management in evaluating the need for new equipment, supplies and services and prepares cost/benefit analysis and supportive documents to justify recommendations; assists with equipment selection and procurement.
  • Prepares reports, correspondence, and other documents; analyzes data and develops logical conclusions and recommendations; utilizes standard office administrative tools, including computers, to facilitate communication and work efficiency.
  • Participates in the efficient operation of the assigned work unit by performing diagnostic imaging procedures as needed; may perform the most complex and difficult procedures in area(s) of specialization.
  • Schedules and coordinates equipment maintenance or repair as needed.
  • Attend and schedule meetings as necessary
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Academic qualifications and experience required for job

  • Bachelor’s degree/ Caribbean Diploma/ B.Sc. in Diagnostic Imaging (Radiography)
  • Five (5) years as a Diagnostic Radiographer with Supervisory experience
  • Additional modality certification and experience (CT, MRI, Ultrasound etc.)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR)
  • Current registration with the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine
  • Be knowledgeable of and committed to the philosophy, principles, and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Functional skills and other Competencies

  • Reliable and confidential
  • Innovative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of radiation protection and safety.
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong supervisory management skills
  • Excellent patient care etiquette
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of methods and techniques used in radiography such as Conventional Radiography, 64 Slice MDCT, Bone Densitometry, MRI, and Ultrasound.
  • Great team player

 

Application letter along with resume should be submitted as one document by Thursday, January 26, 2023, to

Human Resource Director

Andrews Memorial Hospital Ltd.

27 Hope Road, Kingston 10

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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