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Manager Radiology - Full-time in Chicago, IL at Shirley Ryan Abilitylab

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

General Summary


Directs the activities of personnel engaged in operating radiology equipment to obtain radiographs, transport patients to and from Radiology area and develop radiographs. Oversight of Cat Scan, MRI, and general xray. Develops policies and procedures, ensures all activities comply with Institute and outside regulatory agency standards, and monitors supply levels and equipment maintenance.


Consistently demonstrates support of the SRAlab statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.


Principal Responsibilities


  1. Understands the principles and demonstrates competency in performance of a variety of radiographic examinations on patients of all ages and with various disabilities. The age of the patients includes pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
  2. Coordinates and directs activities of subordinate personnel engaged in performing diagnostic radiologic and sonographic procedures, processing radiologic film and transporting patients.
  3. Develops, secures approval of and administers budget which provides for attainment of agreed upon goals and objectives.
  4. Interviews, hires, trains, schedules, assigns work to, evaluates the performance of and, when necessary, disciplines and terminates subordinate personnel.
  5. Develops and, upon approval, oversees maintenance of departmental quality control program designed to ensure provision of high-quality care for patients.
  6. Monitors supply levels and equipment maintenance by ordering necessary supplies, arranging for equipment repair and negotiating and monitoring service contracts. Investigates and evaluates new equipment and supplies and recommends their purchase to the Vice President of Inpatient. Operations.
  7. Ensures departmental records and files are properly maintained and prepares or directs the preparation of reports and analyses reflecting departmental activities such as the number of patients seen and equipment and supply usage.
  8. Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with various Institute departments to gather and exchange information, obtain solutions to problems and improve services provided.
  9. Works with the Radiation Safety Officer to ensure department compliance of radiation Safety program.
  10. Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of SRAlab.

Other Responsibilities


  1. Keeps abreast of developments, trends and techniques of general radiologic and sonographic procedures by reading appropriate technical journals and attending seminars and conferences.

Reporting Relationships


  1. Reports to Vice President of Inpatient Operations. Reports and collaborates with the Director of Radiology regarding clinical issues.
  2. Supervises staff of technical, clerical and support personnel for radiation safety and practices.

Job Requirements


  1. Knowledge of radiologic equipment and procedures at a level normally acquired through completion of two years training at an AMA approved school of radiologic technology.
  2. Must possess current license as a Radiologic Technologist from the State of Illinois.
  3. Approximately three years progressively more responsible related work experience necessary to have complete understanding of radiologic policies and procedures and equipment maintenance.
  4. Interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective leadership for technical and support personnel, to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, nurses, and other Institute personnel, and to deal with sales representatives in the research and evaluation of products.
  5. Analytical abilities necessary to direct day-to-day operations, to ensure efficient scheduling of personnel, and to respond effectively to equipment malfunctions.  

Working Conditions


  1. Generally good working conditions with occasional exposure to radiation, but little chance of injury when safety precautions are followed.
  2. Normal patient care environment with little or no exposure to excessive temperature, noise, dust and the like. Occasional exposure to infectious diseases when working with patients. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  For the purposes of the ADA, “Principle Responsibilities” are essential job functions.


SRAlab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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