Lead Radiologic Technologist

Cleveland Clinic

Dover, OH

Job posting number: #7182309 (Ref:ccf19171533)

Posted: September 25, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Located in Dover, Ohio, Union Hospital is an award-winning not-for-profit community hospital serving the communities of eastern Ohio. Community and personalized care are at the forefront of Union Hospital’s values. At Cleveland Clinic, you will be part of a talented, compassionate, and driven team of caregivers. You will work with state-of-the-art technology and provide stellar patient care. At Cleveland Clinic, you will build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world. As a Lead Radiology Technologist, you will promote a positive team experience and work directly with our community by providing excellent care. Your duties will include but are not limited to: •Performing Radiology exams and Fluoroscopic procedures on patients of all ages while maintaining patient safety. •Scheduling routine preventative maintenance on equipment. •Training, counseling, and evaluating performance of employees. •Scheduling work assignments and preparing the master schedule. The ideal future caregiver is someone who: •Has strong leadership skills. •Can multi-task effectively. •Has strong communication skills. •Is a critical thinker. At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Under the direction of the Clinical Manager, supervises and coordinates work activities of assigned personnel
  • Schedules work assignments and prepares master schedule
  • May perform payroll time sheet for employees
  • Provides training, guidance and feedback to employees
  • Assists with interviewing applicants and recommends selection
  • Maintains procedure manual and communicates changes to staff
  • Assists with all policies and procedures required by local, state, or federal law
  • Assists with compliance or credentialing bodies (ACR, MQSA, Medicare, Medicaid, FDA, etc.)
  • Assists with instrument calibration and records to ensure compliance with quality assurance requirements
  • Ensure and maintain quality control, radiation protection and safety standards
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations
  • Ensure quality assurance test are performed daily/weekly and all policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Provides technical direction with complex cases and problem solving
  • Schedules routine preventative maintenance on equipment to meet safety and regulatory standards. Instructs other area personnel in protection, as needed, and ensure their safety
  • Prepares and checks patients prior to procedure
  • Acquires patient questionnaire, chart, data/requisition and reviews all
  • Verifies and validates patient screening safety form
  • Performs imaging procedures required per protocol
  • Educates patients regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure understanding and cooperation
  • Performs venous punctures as necessary and maintains competencies
  • Ensures patients’ comfort and safety during and after the exam
  • May assist with scheduling of patients as needed
  • Knowledgeable in acquiring, archiving, transmitting and printing images via PACS
  • When applicable, knowledgeable in afterhours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork
  • Immediately reports any malfunctions to help desk and PACS Administrator
  • Reviews process films/scans to determine quality and need for additional images
  • Observes potential equipment dysfunctions and reports problems to appropriate individuals calling for service as required
  • Maintains available equipment up-time at the highest level for patient accessibility
  • Knowledgeable in billing via RIS
  • Provides instruction/mentoring to new hires and on-going training of technologists
  • Continually strives to learn new technical information and skills through attendance of period in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation sessions
  • Leads participation in modality enterprise meetings or specialized committees or projects within the Diagnostic Institute
  • May be assigned to primarily one specific site, but is required to provide leadership and clinical coverage for other imaging modalities and/or locations as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Graduate of an accredited educational program in Radiography



  • Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(ARRT), in good standing; specific credential dependent on modality or may also be credentialed as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS, through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or be a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist through the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board: C.N.M.T. dependent on modality.
  • Current state licensure required prior to employment, dependent on modality.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication skills are essential to provide excellent care to patients and families
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years recent modality experience.
  • Ability to direct, evaluate and supervise others.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.
  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7182309 (Ref:ccf19171533)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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