JOB SUMMARY : The Manager - Radiography under the direction of the Director manages the provision of an efficient and effective general radiography imaging service for the department of Radiology / Diagnostic Imaging.
The Manager is responsible for the management of Technologists Radiography within the service to ensure the continuity of service delivery.
The operational unit of Radiography provides general radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, BMD, theatre and mobile radiology service to inpatient and outpatients on a referral basis.
The service provides resources to medical research as directed. Through the production of high quality images, the Manager is responsible for ensuring a high standard of service is continually provided to all patients, their families and other hospital staff as prescribed in the patient care and facility standards set down by Sidra Medical and Research Center.
KEY ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Responsible for the delivery of the Radiography service; scheduling of resources and services, supervision, delegation and management of Radiography service resources to ensure an efficient flow and optimal utilization of equipment and personnel
Provides modality expertise in the planning for all new facilities, recommending facilities, equipment and personnel needs in reference to the Radiography service as required
Responsible for managing the quality of service provided by the Radiography patient care team within the Diagnostic Imaging services.
Ensures that systems and standards that promote patient safety and safe practices for delivering patient care for the modality are adhered to as directed
Provides modality expertise in reference to the Radiography service, taking the lead role in its maintenance and development
Acts independently in the assessment of referrals for Radiography examinations, taking full responsibility to ensure evidence-
based standards of practice of Radiography are applied to the examination
Utilizes skills to assess a patient’s condition, often acute, and decide on an appropriate method to obtain a diagnostic image from a range of options
Performs all Radiography procedures and provides patient care to patients of all ages as required
Ensures the safe and efficient use of the Radiography equipment, taking action to resolve faults / issues and advising the Director of Medical Imaging
Reports on the Radiography imaging services performance in relation to established goals, implements change to effect continual improvement in services provided, and ensures compliance with all internal and external standards as well as regulatory and legal requirements as directed
Ensures quality improvement programs and competency assessment initiatives for the Diagnostic imaging services are followed by the Radiography patient care team
Undertakes appraisals of staff as directed
Participates in mandatory training and actively practices continual professional development in alignment with Sidra’s professional development programs to ensure maintenance of professional licensure / accreditation
Develops and / or delivers training programs to new employees on equipment and procedures in the area of operations in alignment with the department’s and Sidra’s training objectives and plans
Acts as the educational resource for Radiography and contributes to the education of patients, staff and physicians and other stakeholders as required
Monitors stock levels for consumables relative to the service
Provides support and relief for other Diagnostic imaging managers as required
Observes and implements departmental and applicable organizational policies, procedures, regulations and information to the Radiography patient care team
Adheres to and promotes compliance with the hospital’s radiation safety and protection policy and associated codes of practice, and takes appropriate action where non-compliance is evident
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner. Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, and maintains patient confidentiality at all times
Attends divisional and other meetings as appropriate
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies
In view of the developing and changing needs and opportunities within Sidra during this start-up phase, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS SELECTION CRITERIA :
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS SELECTION CRITERIA
Certification and Licensure
PACS application Siemens, GE or Philips.
Job Specific Skills and Abilities