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Supervisor, Nuclear Medicine

Company: Sutter Health
Location: North Highlands
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:The Nuclear Medicine Supervisor performs all nuclear medicine imaging and non-imaging procedures. - In the context of "daily operations", the Supervisor directs the staff in their work assignments, troubleshoots equipment problems, and acts as a resource for technical or clinical information. - - Under the direction of the Diagnostic Imaging Operations Manager, the incumbent provides training to other staff on equipment operation, new procedures, and acquisition/processing of patient exams. - The incumbent also works closely with the Radiation Safety Officer and other Sutter Departments to ensure departmental compliance with hospital policies and all regulatory agency guidelines. The Nuclear Medicine Supervisor works with the Medical Director, Operations Director and Operations Manager to maintain the Clinical and Computer Procedure Manuals. - In the absence of, or at the direction of the Operations Manager, the Supervisor may assume other duties. - -Supervision of Nuclear Medicine - - - - - - - - Oversees overall Nuclear Medicine operations and personnel in all acute and non-acute entities within and associated with Sutter Medical Center Sacramento. - - - - - - - - Ensures Nuclear Medicine procedures/systems are functioning at optimal levels and evaluates processes regularly for continuous improvement. - - - - - - - - Ensures Nuclear Medicine services are provided in an effective and timely manner. - Ensures departmental procedures and processes are periodically reviewed for the potential to further improve the services provided. - - - - - - - - Strategically plans and prioritizes Nuclear Medicine services. Develops improved techniques and practices that will enhance services. -COORDINATION/INTEGRATION: - Ensures effective integration and coordination of Nuclear Medicine services within Sutter Medical center as follows: - - - - - - - - - Coordinates and integrates services, resources (staff, space, equipment, supplies, etc.), and programs to ensure high quality, cost effective, and coordinated services. - Identifies new opportunities for coordinating and consolidating services that will improve service and/or reduce cost. - - - - - - - - Develops routine, effective planning and communication monthly meetings or "Team Forums" for direct reports. - - - - - - - - Routinely monitors all areas of responsibility and regularly meets with all Nuclear Medicine staff. - - - - - - - - - Processes/Systems: - When appropriate, implements changes in Diagnostic Imaging departmental processes which will streamline operations and create state-of-the-art functions that will result in greater cost effectiveness and improved quality. - - - - - - - - Products: - Strives for standardization in the areas of supplies, equipment, and service agreements that will result in cost savings as well as continue to meet satisfaction levels of customers/users. - Participates in area and system wide processes related to standardization. -FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: - Ensures cost effective financial management and efficient use of all resources as follows: - - - - - - - - - - Ensures the cost effective operation of Nuclear Medicine Services. - In collaboration with the Operations Manager, establishes effective routine monitoring and reporting systems for operating budgets and productivity. - Ensures corrective action plans are developed and implemented promptly to address unfavorable variances. - - - - - - - - - Ensures appropriate resources exist to provide services to medical center units, Emergency Department, and outpatient physician offices. - - - - - - - - - Identifies and implements cost savings and revenue initiatives - - - - - - - - - Establishes and monitors productivity systems. - Implements routine monitoring and comparisons of similar-type facilities. - - - - - - - - - Demonstrates continual focus on improving service levels and reducing non-salary costs for all services. -REGULATORY COMPLIANCE: - Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies and accrediting agencies as they relate to -Nuclear Medicine -programs. - - - - - - - - - Reviews and updates all required Nuclear Medicine postings on an annual basis (Medical Director approved medication and radiopharmaceutical dose lists and authorized list of - - - - - - - - - - - technologists administering radiopharmaceuticals). - - - - - - - - - Oversees daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly quality control of all equipment. - Assures all - - Q.C. procedures are performed within established guidelines. - Keeps abreast of regulatory requirements and implements changes to maintain compliance. - - - - - - - - - Oversees documentation of radiopharmaceutical receipt, administration and disposal. - - - - - - - - Continually monitors quality of services provided and effectively initiates changes as needed. - - - - - - - - Ensures that all Diagnostic Imaging departments are in compliance with TJC, Title 22, Title 17, facility administrative and/or medical staff policies, and all other regulatory agency or facility requirements. - - - - - - - - Ensures timely preventive maintenance is provided for each piece of equipment. - - - - - - - - Actively participates on Radiation Safety Committee and other committees as needed. -Human Resources: - - - - - - - - - Develops and motivates assigned staff to actively support and participate in regional objectives and focus. - - - - - - - - - Team Building: - Creates creative, participative method s and forums that will build "team" efforts of staff. - - - - - - - - - Implements staff development efforts to ensure staff competence.. -Technical oversight, Committees and Projects: - - - - - - - - Technical competence in area of registration/certification. - - - - - - - - Through professional networking, publications and educational forums, ensures professional/operational knowledge consistently remains as progressive, state-of-the-art level. - - - - - - - - Actively participates in, role models and supports the Sutter Difference and Partnership Councils. - - - - - - - - Projects: - Performs other and various projects related to department services and issues as requested by Manager or Director. - -Qualifications:Education: - - - - -

  • High School Diploma required
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in a related field is desirable.
  • Either NMTCB or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification is required.
  • Certification by the State of California (NMT) is required.
  • BLS provider certification is required. Experience
    • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist in an acute care hospital.
    • Both strong clinical background and technical experience.
    • Experience in coordinating personnel and operational processes is highly desirable.
    • Prior successful experience in supervisory role or demonstrated leadership/coordination skills in a progressive Imaging department. -Knowledge: - - - - - -
      • Knowledge of normal and abnormal anatomy.
      • Complete understanding of Nuclear Medicine methodology, equipment and radiopharmaceuticals is required.
      • A comprehensive knowledge of all The Joint Commission (TJC), Title 22, Title 17, State, federal, state licensing and other local regulations as they relate to Diagnostic Imaging Services is preferred.
      • Knowledge of technological advancements, equipment, sophisticated diagnostic imaging equipment for all services, and other state-of-the art departmental specific systems is desirable. Skills: - - -
      • Excellent team leadership and organizational skills are required.
      • An ability to prioritize multiple demands is critical.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • An ability to build teams as well as consensus is desirable.
      • Effective interpersonal skills are required.
      • Must be a self-starter with a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently.
      • Will maintain all technical skills in the area of certification and competent to perform all related duties as a Nuclear Medicine technologist. -Special Requirements: - Requires some traveling between facilities throughout the Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region.Organization:Sutter Medical Center, SacramentoEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Referral Bonus: NoBenefits: YesPosition Status: ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: DayShift Hours:8 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Monday-FridayWeekend Requirements: RotatingSchedule: Full TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80Applications Accepted:All Applications AcceptedSchedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, North Highlands , Supervisor, Nuclear Medicine, Healthcare , North Highlands, California

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