UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a DAY SHIFT, FULL TIME, IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST SUPERVISOR. The Imaging Technologist Supervisor organizes workflow, oversees day-to-day operations, and manages personnel, equipment, and supplies to ensure efficient functioning, quality services, and cost effectiveness of assigned section(s) within the Diagnostic Imaging Department. The incumbent functions in a “hands on” capacity and is expected to possess a working knowledge of all equipment, processes and exams, and performs the duties of a staff technologist when needed.
Effectively delegates, manages change, sets expectations and goals, makes decisions, solves problems, and models fairness and respect
Fosters teamwork and collaboration to accomplish organization’s goals, inspires trust, deals effectively with conflict
Standards & Accountability
Identifies quality benchmarks, assesses departmental performance and designs improvement plans, models accountability, integrity, ethics, and honesty
Promotes safety and security, assures compliance with regulations and rules
Planning & Decision Making
Develops goals and objectives in support of the Hospital’s mission, develops and maintains policies and procedures, resolves complex problems,
Develops budget and monitors/controls expenses to fit budget expectations, improves department cost efficiency and productivity
Facilitates open communications and joint decision making with staff, demonstrates effective interpersonal, verbal, writing, listening, and presentation skills
Development & Talent Retention
Interviews and selects staff, hires, and promotes
Evaluates staff performance and competency; coaches, disciplines, and discharges to improve individual and departmental performance
Motivates and develops competent staff, facilitates continuous learning and development, monitors staff retention and satisfaction, and designs succession plans
Professional Growth & Development
Strives to expand own knowledge and skills, monitors trends in healthcare industry, and adapts to changes and new developments
Clinical, Operations & Technical Coordination
Prepares employee schedules and prioritizes daily work activities, identifies and plans for short and long-term staffing issues and proactively takes appropriate action
Evaluates patient flow and makes adjustments, assists with staff coverage issues in other sections of DI by sharing/floating staff as needed
Assigns and checks work; assists staff with problems and questions, acts as expert technical resource, ensures prompt and accurate reporting of patient exam results; monitors technical quality of exams and other departmental output
Provides support and diagnostic exam coverage and supervises or performs particularly complex and/or unusual procedures
Facilities, Equipment and Supplies: Schedules, coordinates, and performs (or oversees) calibration and maintenance on equipment
Maintains appropriate documentation and records necessary for accreditation by Joint Commission or other regulatory/accrediting bodies
Evaluates products and/or services and makes recommendations for purchase or changes in procedures
Assists Manager and Director with capital equipment/project planning, including financial and clinical justifications
Maintains a cost effective department through the proper selection/inventory of supplies, expense control, and appropriate levels of staff for workload volume
Satisfactory completion of a formal radiologic technology training program in an AMA approved school; registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) AND registered or registry-eligible in an equivalent specialty area
One year of experience performing the work of an Imaging Technologist Lead in the relevant specialty service area(s)
Certified by the state of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist. For supervisors in mammography, certified by the ARRT as a Mammography Technologist.
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 detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
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.