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Manager, CV Diagnostics, UPMC Harrisburg

  • Job ID: 175575384
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Cardiology Section
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $38.06 to $57.09 / hour

Description

Responsible for management and daily operation of the Cardiovascular Diagnostic, Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Labs for Harrisburg Hospital, CGOH, the Fredricksen Outpatient Health Center, and Bloom Diagnostic Building. Responsible for the oversight of the daily age-specific patient testing activities and care within the clinical and technical scope of services provided by the various departments.

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties:
Patient Testing: Maintain optimal staffing levels at all sites to optimize the timely completion of patient testing. Monitor changing workload patterns with staffing assignments.
Conduct quality audits that measure and monitor such variables as: timely test completion, accuracy of test results, timeliness of results reporting, timeliness of physician signature, and timeliness of patient scheduling. Initiate changes as necessary to enhance efficiency and/or productivity.
Ensures compliance with all safety, procedural and accrediting standards required by Federal, State, JCAHO, DOH, ICAEL, ICAVL, or other regulatory organizations.
Serve as a technical resource individual for the Echo and Vascular labs.
Provide a supportive environment for the clinical education of HACC Echo and Ultrasound students and also Lackawanna Vascular students.
Staff Recruitment and Development: Specifically define those traits and characteristics necessary to perform at a high level for each job description. (periodically review and adjust as necessary)
Develop and utilize behavior based interviewing techniques that look for defined traits / characteristics in the perspective applicant.
Responsible for interviewing and hiring of all Sleep Lab, Neurology and Cardiology staff.
Support individual staff efforts for professional certification and/or registry.
Work with department Clinical Coordinator to facilitate on-going section specific in-services.
Leadership:
Conduct regularly scheduled staff meetings
Interacts with other departments as appropriate and necessary.
Policy and Procedure:
The Manager must be aware of the internal and external trends within each field and develop appropriate policies and procedures.
Communicate all policy and procedural changes to the staff.
Cost Control:
The Manager is responsible for controlling costs within each department.
Develop and monitor budget and expenses.
Recommend improvement strategies to meet objectives.
Capital Equipment:
Work directly with Biomed and equipment manufacturers to optimally maintain all diagnostic equipment.
Secondary Duties:
Assist the Director in completing the capital equipment and operating budget on a yearly basis.
Keep up-to-date on equipment advances and new developments with procedure techniques.
Regularly visit each facility / site and seek staff input.
Annually review and update policies and procedures as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Human Relations / Contact and Communications:
Build effective working relationships with physicians, senior management, patients, hospital visitors, and sales and service representatives.
A positive and supportive atmosphere shall be maintained with these contacts.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • A Bachelors Degree or equivalent training and experience within the cardiology field. 
  • Three to five years of supervisory experience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: None specified.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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