University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

SHS X-Ray Supervisor

Payroll Title: UCP IV
Class Code: 0408-9084
Job Family: SHS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 463

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of responsible health professional is responsible for the overall management of the SHS Radiology department and performs a variety of radiological procedures for diagnostic purposes.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Is responsible for the supervision, training and evaluation of staff technologist(s) and arranges for in-service continuing education programs for staff members.
  2. Initiates policies and procedures for department and informs Medical Director of changes within the department; submits monthly and annual reports of services provided.
  3. Maintains a quality assurance program within the department.
  4. Is responsible for a program of preventative maintenance and repair for the radiographic and processing equipment; maintains an adequate inventory of radiological supplies.
  5. Prepared cases and attends case readings as required and provides information to other health professionals regarding x-rays or associate problems.
  6. Maintains accurate records of radiation exposure to personnel.
  7. Responsible for the arrangement of an annual radiological review by an outside consultant.
  8. Conducts standard radiographic examinations using appropriate x-ray equipment.
  9. Positions and transfers patients; adjusts x-ray equipment to correct settings for each examination; determines proper voltage, current and desired exposure time; positions x-ray equipment as proper distance and angles to the patient’s body; cones radiation beams to specific areas; uses immobilization devices as required.
  10. Processes radio-graphics utilizing Computerized Radiography equipment; prepares and sends to be read by physician.
  11. Provides radiation protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  12. Assists in performing first aid as necessary.
  13. Oversees overall operation of x-ray unit, including maintenance of records and x-ray files, procedures for release information and maintenance of equipment.
  14. May participate in various SHS in-service continuing education programs, committees and advisory groups.
  15. Keeps informed of technological advancements in x-ray equipment procedures.
  16. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Graduate of an ARRT approved two year certificate program OR an Associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology
  2.  Must be certified and currently registered with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists
  3. Licensed or eligible to be licensed by the State of Connecticut
  4. At least two years experience as a radiologic technologist with previous experience in a digital computerized environment
  5. Supervisory ability

CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

It is the responsibility of each radiological staff member to accrue a minimum of 12 hours of documented continuing education annually.

Date Created: 6/28/85
Revised: 09/18/09