Coordinator, Radiology

Employer
Princeton University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Overview

The Coordinator of Radiology Services performs all departmental activities including budgetary forecasting, hiring, terminating, supervising, and evaluating radiology staff. The coordinator maintains and provides quality controls on the DR radiographic unit, Spirometry, Automatic External Defibrillator, Audiometer, and the Intoxiliazer Alco-Sensor for University Health Services. The Coordinator will maintain and oversee the radiologic technologist's credentialing, monitor the radiation badge results, maintains the schedule during the year, and provides performance improvement activities as well as performance appraisals for all technologists. The coordinator will assume responsibility to maintain and monitor all quality controls as dictated by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Agency for the annual state inspection.

The Coordinator also schedules maintenance on the equipment, maintains inventory for the department and ordering supplies when necessary. The Coordinator is responsible for updating and improving departmental policies and procedures and implementing training sessions for the all technologists. Work requires interactions with University constituents within the campus community as well as referring physicians off-campus. Additional responsibilities include managing the PAC's system, maintaining preliminary documentation for the radiology consultant group for final interpretation, providing medical record release, and overseeing the automatic external defibrillator program for University Health Service.


As a member of the UHS staff, your job may be deemed “essential” as defined by University and UHS policy. Please ask you supervisor for additional information.



Responsibilities
Radiology • Performs all diagnostic radiographic studies subscribed by a medical physician, nurse practitioner, and physician's assistant
• Actively seeking new processes within the Radiology community, Association of American Medical Physicists, the American Radiology Association, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and the American Society of Radiology Technology
• Maintaining supplies, scheduling preventative maintenance, and corrective action
• Supervising, orientation, and scheduling of all radiographers
• Provide on-call support when per diem/on call technologists are covering
• Acts as a liaison between the UHS physician staff and the referring radiologist, cardiologist, or other specialist.
• Responsibility for writing letters of concern to Radiologists as directed by the UHS physicians.
• Quality/Accuracy screening of all incoming dictated radiology reports from Princeton Radiology and other external facilities, returning any inaccuracies to dictation for correction.
• Providing tracking of all pending reports, preliminary, and finals.
• and other external facility Data entry of all radiology reports, medical releases, and electrocardiograms into the electronic medical record. Preparing radiology reports, burning CDs, and emailing images to assist with continuity of care.
• Requesting archived studies from Access Corp for continuity of care. release. In addition to assisting with shipping charges.
• Tracking and maintaining destruction of radiology records from Access Corp.
• Implementing and coordinating legal administrative functions regarding risk management services.
• Changing and tracking all radiation badge results.
• Participates in Quality Assurance Program for NJDEP.
• Develop, review, and revises patient care policies and procedures for radiology services.
• Providing a tracking mechanism for casual hourly coverage annually
• Oversees budgetary charges.
• Ensures patient confidentiality
• Develop guidelines and work instructions for radiologic techs to follow
• Maintaining medical records management
• Peer Review Committee member

Maintaining all Digital Radiology Digital Imaging Services:

• Pushing images for interpretation to PRA
• Troubleshooting and Implementation
• Pushing all follow-up images and notifying courier for pick-up of all hard copy studies for comparison.
• Charges for certain ancillary services
• Preparing CDs for release

Ancillary Roles & Responsibilities:

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)/CPR Coordinator:
• Is responsible for the day-to-day management of the UHS AED Program.
• Coordinator of Monthly Quality Control on three AED Units.
• Maintain all QC Records, Usage Reports, unit inventory, maintenance, and testing records.
• Maintaining a current up-to-date inventory replacing expired pads and batteries as needed.
• Maintains a copy of manufactures equipment and/or user manual for each type of AED in their inventory.
• In collaboration with the Assistant Director of Medical Services, ensures the AED units are properly maintained and tested as per the manufacturer's guidelines. Ensures department personnel receives and maintain training following guidelines established by the University AED program medical advisor, ensures that the AED-related supplies and recommended ancillary medical equipment are kept on hand; Conducts and oversees purchasing for all the expired equipment on the systems
• Maintains a copy of the written program for department's
• AED program satisfies New Jersey state law and appropriate portions of ACOEM guidelines.

Audiometric Tests (COHC):
• Performs audiometric testing for Princeton University hearing conservation program and well visits for the student population
• Educating the employee about the threat of hearing loss after each test.. (Ongoing)
• Providing training for Hearing Protection placement
• Keeping current on the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation
• Maintaining annual certifications and calibrations

Pulmonary Function Test: Performs
• Spirometry testing for respirator program for Princeton University and well visits for student population
• Performs Spirometry testing for all university constituents
• Maintaining Quality Control tests and assurance program
• Maintaining machines, supplies, and inventory

Cardiac screening:
• Assisting, coordinating, test EKG equipment for Athletics with Cardiac Screening for freshman athletes

Administrative Roles & Responsibilities:

Financial Management:
• Manages the budget for the Radiology department
• Reconcile charges and expenses through Concur
• Facilitates purchasing and procurement transactions

Human Resource Management Related Duties:
• Works closely with Associate Director of Medical Services in coordinating the search process for all radiology technician positions, both regular and per diem positions.
• Coordinates orientation and on-boarding of new radiology staff
• Tracks and Approves per diem time in Time and Absence Management system
• Approves time off requests for regular/permanent radiology staff

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

• AAS degree in Radiological Sciences from accredited community college
• NJ DEP State licensed (New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection)
• ARRT Certification (American Registry Radiologic Technology)
• CPR/BLS Certified
• Spirometry Certified NIOSH Approved
• Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist by CAOHC
• +7 year hospital, diagnostic radiography experience in digital radiology preferred.
• Proficient use of computers, digital systems, scanning and electronic health records
• Blood borne Pathogen Training
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Flexibility, Dependability and attendance is critical
• Management experience
• Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications

• Essential knowledge of ALARA principles “As Low As Reasonably Achievable” in radiation safety
• Computer knowledge in Excel, Microsoft Office and the ability to follow directions with new upgrades in ancillary equipment to support your everyday process.
• Knowledge and implementation of state and federal policies and the adherence to privacy laws as required
• Prior experience in a university health service or academic community
• Ability to physically move non-ambulatory patients
• Familiarity with Concur and iCIMS

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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