Mary Greeley Medical Center Radiation Oncology Manager in Ames, Iowa
Under general direction, provides organizational leadership in the development, implementation and maintenance of service consistent with the Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan of the Mary Greeley Medical Center. Leader understands, supports, communicates, and promotes hospital initiatives. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care and a respectful work environment.
Unit Specific Position Responsibilities
Instill a culture of customer service by emphasizing responsiveness, resourcefulness, follow-through, accuracy, timeliness and accountability.
Coordinates unit shared decision-making teams; ensures effective utilization of meeting time and that meeting minutes are documented.
Creates ownership in decision-making processes by collaborating with others to identify problems, develop solutions, and implements and monitors effectiveness of solutions.
Implements, revises, communicate and monitor compliance with organizational and pediatric specific policies and clinical guidelines for safe patient care delivery.
Accountable for attendance, participation and dissemination of information from organization and nursing department meetings.
Participates in the medical centers’ Quality Improvement plan by gathering and analyzing data associated with continuous improvement of care and services, and monitoring quality control programs.
Acts as a department resource for unit-specific core competencies.
Functions in the capacity of staff as needed.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience
Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):
De-escalation training prior to performing direct patient care or within 90 days of hire
Completion of a 24 month American Medical Association Radiologic Technology program in plus completion of a 12 month Radiation Oncology program, or an equivalent; 2 years related work experience.
Registered as a Radiation Therapist with The American Registry of Radiologic Technology.
In possession of a valid Iowa Permit to Practice as a Radiation Therapist.
Mandatory Reporter training within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.
At least one additional year of supervisory experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Skill in effective oral and written communication in English.
Knowledge of basic arithmetic, algebra, statistics, and their applications.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Active Listening skills, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Ability to manage one’s time effectively.
Ability to coordinate and monitor Radiation Oncology activities and services; ability to evaluate personnel performance and supply/equipment needs; ability to develop and maintain effective and tactful working relations with other staff and the public.
Considerable knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology procedures, services and techniques; considerable knowledge of all aspects of Radiation Oncology; considerable knowledge on principles of radiation physics, safety, and protection; considerable knowledge of various aspects of quality assurance/ control.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience: