Radiology Technical Officer
Administration Radiology
Deadline Aug 23 2019
The Administration Radiology has an opening for the position of Radiology Technical Officer above grade 12. Since this provides an opportunity for PROMOTION from within, kindly circulate this information and/or post it in your area of jurisdiction so that those interested and having the minimum qualifications may apply.
Basic Functions
Provide technical assistance and recommend new techniques, equipment, and procedures. Responsible for assessing the performance of the Diagnostic Radiology Department for the purposes of awarding accreditation. Conduct on-site assessments and review evidence submissions of the Diagnostic Radiology Department, write assessment reports and follow-up actions required to address outstanding mandatory requirements. Manage Radiographer education, professional development and performance.
Support the mission and vision of the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) and that of the Department
Minimum Requirements
  • Master's Degree in Radiological Sciences
  • 5 years experience in a related position
  • Strong command of Arabic and English (EEE >/= 500)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Applications as well as other software needed by the job
  • Work Schedule: Regular weekdays


Interested applicants are invited to register/login and complete the online application and apply to the vacancy prior to August 23 2019 on the following link: http://www1.aubmc.org.lb/hremp/

For Internal Applicants: In addition to the updated C.V., a letter of intent should be addressed to the Human Resources Department with a copy to the concerned Supervisor(s).

Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Summary
Provide technical assistance and recommend new techniques, equipment, and procedures. Responsible for assessing the performance of the Diagnostic Radiology Department for the purposes of awarding accreditation. Conduct on-site assessments and review evidence submissions of the Diagnostic Radiology Department, write assessment reports and follow-up actions required to address outstanding mandatory requirements. Manage Radiographer education, professional development and performance.
Support the mission and vision of the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) and that of the Department
Essential Functions / Task Groups

Accreditation Duties:

  • Assist in the continuous development and maintenance of accreditation methodologies, standards, processes and tools.
  • Assess the performance of the Diagnostic Radiology Department for the purposes of awarding accreditation:
  • Evaluate the Diagnostic Radiology Department's level of actual performance to achieving the ACR accreditation standards.
  • Review and evaluate desk top audit submissions.
  • Conduct initial assessments of new diagnostic services; prepare initial assessment reports; and award provisional accreditation in accordance with ACR Committee policy.
  • Conduct focused visits as required and develops focused visit reports documenting findings from the focused visit and any recommended courses of action.
  • Review submissions from Diagnostic Radiology Department in response to outstanding mandatory requirements and determines whether the Department has fulfilled the outstanding mandatory requirement.
  • Follow-up directly with the facility as required to clarify information or ask for additional information.
  • Document their assessment of fulfilling the outstanding mandatory requirement, or a recommended course of action to be taken by the diagnostic imaging facility/service.
  • Provide reports and documentation in a timely and prescribed manner to the Chairperson.
  • Perform Pre-Assessment activities:
    - Answer queries from Diagnostic Radiology Department related to the interpretation and the application of ACR accreditation standards.
    - Assist in the development of an accreditation strategy and schedule for each Diagnostic Radiology Unit including reference to any regional/corporate structure models.
  • Perform On-site Assessments:
    - Review and evaluate desk top audit submissions from Diagnostic Radiology Department in accordance with ACR assessment policies and procedures.
    - Conduct on-site assessments in accordance with ACR assessment policies and procedures.
    - Follow up with Diagnostic Radiology Department, as required, for further information or clarification of submitted information.
  • Perform Post Assessment activities:
    - Prepare reports resulting from the evaluation of desk top audit submissions and on-site assessments.
    - Identify outstanding mandatory requirements to be addressed by the Diagnostic Radiology Department with associated timeframes for completion.
    - Perform the technical quality review of the report for the Diagnostic Radiology Department
    - Submit reports to the Chairperson within the timeframe defined in the ACR service standards.
    - Make recommendation to the ACR Committee on the appropriate level of accreditation award for the Diagnostic Radiology Department assessed.

Technical Duties:

  • Oversee radiology services by directing and coordinating the services of radiology and diagnostic imaging procedures.
  • Oversee staff in operation of imaging equipment, such, as x-ray machines, fluoroscopes, computerized tomography (CT) scanners, or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment.
  • Meet radiology operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews.
  • Implement production, productivity, quality, and patient-service standards.
  • Assist with the maintenance of facility profiles, key contact lists, etc.
  • Participate in the summation of significant findings and recommendations by size and type of organization; and by accreditation program.
  • Manage, encourage, and follow-up on all medical research projects at the Diagnostic Radiology Department sections.
  • Facilitate meetings, forums, focus groups and workshops.
  • Review the Radiographers quality patient care.
Critical Competencies
Organizational Awareness, Client Focus, Achievement Orientation, Initiative, Communication Skills, Safety and Health Management, Change Leadership, Developing Others, Resource Management, Problem Solving, Technical Expertise, Professional Development, Team Skills, Business Acumen, Planning and Organizing, Human Resources Management, Information and Records Administration, Professionalism, Quality Management, Applied Technology, Computer Skills, English Comprehension, Evidence Based Practice.
Knowledge / Know-How
Knowledge:
Thorough understanding and experience in up to date Diagnostic Imaging operations and processes/workflow and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of JCIA and ACR standards.
Knowledge of organizational structure, work flow, and operating procedures.
Knowledge of medical terminology.

Education:
Minimum Education: Master's Degree in Radiological Sciences

Experience:
Minimum Experience: 5 years experience in a related position.

Languages:
Minimum Languages: Arabic and English (EEE >/= 500)

Computer Skills:
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Applications as well as other software needed by the job.
Impact of Actions / Decisions
Failure to carryout the work effectively may affect negatively the work of AUBMC in terms of the accreditation process.
Job Structure
Ensure operations' effective achievement of objectives in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Managerial / Supervisory Responsibility
Reporting Channel:
1st Level: Clinical Department Administrator - Radiology
2nd Level: Chairman, Diagnostic Radiology

Supervisory Channel:
None
Job Characteristics
Physical Effort: Moderate Physical Effort
Work Schedule: Regular weekdays
Working Conditions: Slightly confined workspaces