Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Radiology Technical Supervisor - (1.0 FTE, Evenings) in Palo Alto, California


1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Evening Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Oversees day to day operations of diagnostic radiology including patient flow and quality of radiographs. Responsible for monitoring CR images, assuring high quality following established departmental and Quality Assurance (QA) protocols using independent judgment and initiative. Provides input back to staff regarding individual image quality. Provides data relative to image quality to staff for QA purposes. Performs general and specialized radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures which meet the department's standard of quality as required. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring/firing, scheduling, performance evaluations, quality reviews, timecard reconciliations, staff education, coaching, development, support and promotion of customer relations, and monitoring of activities to ensure performance standards are achieved.

Essential Functions

  • Compiles statistical and QA data as needed. Reviews CR images for quality, providing input back to staff regarding exposure levels and need to repeat images.

  • Coordinates and problem solves scheduling/patient care needs (including research) on a daily basis. Monitors outpatient schedule back-log, accommodates all emergency needs in a timely manner. Coordinates with personnel of other departments with regard to patient and/or staff related problems.

  • Functions as CR/PACs super user, providing instruction and assistance to staff. Manages information utilizing appropriate manual or electronic system.

  • Maintains technique charts for radiographic equipment to assure maximized exposure levels, minimizing the need to repeat imaging.

  • Notifies appropriate personnel of supply requirements; makes recommendations concerning the purchase, maintenance and/or repair of equipment.

  • Participates in orientation and training of assigned staff, students, residents and faculty.

  • Performs supervisory functions for the assigned program, section or unit by interviewing and recommending the hiring of new staff members; providing or arranging for training for subordinates; evaluating subordinates' performance; and recommending personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary action to ensure adequate and competent staffing.

  • Produces quality images as needed following established departmental and QA protocols to include technique, views, positioning, proper labeling and patient ID.

  • Revises, develops and implements departmental procedures; communicate necessary changes to affected staff and departments.

  • Supervises day-to-day operations of diagnostic radiology unit. Reviews task, sets priorities and revises workflow to effectively facilitate customer and departmental needs.

Minimum QualificationsAny combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.Education: Requirement met by License/Certification RequirementExperience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience, including one (1) year of supervisory responsibilityLicense/Certification: California State Fluoroscopic Permit (RTF), Certified by the State of California Department of Health Services in Diagnostic Radiology (CRT)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions.

  • Ability to budget, make financial projections and write reports.

  • Ability to manage workflow and/or unit productivity.

  • Ability to perform general and specialized radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality.

  • Ability to plan, organize, develop tactical plans and set priorities.

  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.

  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.

  • Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results.

  • Ability to work effectively as a team player.

  • Knowledge of billing process.

  • Knowledge of Imaging processes and fluoroscopic techniques, methods and equipment.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management.

  • Knowledge of radiation production, positioning and radiation safety.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.