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Radiology Educator/Staff Development Specialist
Virginia Hospital Center Arlington, VA
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Radiology Educator/Staff Development Specialist

Virginia Hospital Center
Arlington, VA
  • Full-Time

Radiology Educator/Staff Development Specialist

Job Description

Radiology Educator/Staff Development Specialist

The Staff Development Specialist is involved in the training and professional development of staff at all levels of the organization. Unit based Staff Development Specialist may oversee direct and indirect care of patients. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative collaborations, along with demonstrated leadership ability are inherent in the position. The position requires knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures as well as standard practice guidelines and regulatory requirements. The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory or visual fashion is essential. Written, telephone, and manual dexterity skills are required for this position.

Come join a hospital dedicated to you and your career!

VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in "Best Hospitals" in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Accredited Program in Radiology Technology required.
  • Five years of experience in Healthcare/Patient Care in relevant discipline preferred.
  • Certification in area of specialty, when eligible to be obtained within 12 months.
  • BLS Certification required.
  • Membership in one professional organization preferred.


Responsibilities:
  • Leads, coaches, and counsels staff with a goal of promoting best practices outcomes.
  • Provides guidance and support to others to achieve professional goals.
  • Collaborates with leadership team to address and achieve organizational goals.
  • Acts as a consultant and liaison in area of specialization throughout the organization.
  • Acts as a lead program manager for at least one specific, ongoing, program.
  • Demonstrates integrity by accepting responsibility for own actions/behaviors.
  • Proactively seeks and participates in experiences and learning opportunities that will advance his or her knowledge of interventions, therapeutics, and clinical skills.
  • Adheres to and promotes unit and hospital guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Submit and maintain clinical education documents accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Takes ownership of delegated tasks through development, execution and/or evaluation of projects.
  • Participates in conservation of financial resources.
  • Contributes to unit and organizational goals and measures to include performance improvement projects.
  • Keeps Director of Staff Development and appropriate leadership informed of departmental activities, needs and opportunities for improvement.
  • Demonstrates flexibility by adapting to changes in priorities and the work environment to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Establishes and fosters a collegial and collaborative relationship with current and new members of the team through respectful communication, resource building, and networking.
  • Engages in problem solving and shared decision making activities with the team by providing or soliciting appropriate constructive feedback and/or solutions.
  • Recognizes and facilitates conflict resolution issues to promote a positive inclusive working environment.
  • Facilitates staff development through support of: role transitions; clinical ladder advancement; career expansion, and/or lifelong learning.
  • Apply coaching and/or mentoring principles to assist staff in achieving job performance competence or professional goals.
  • Support all elements in the professional development practice model to include: In-service, Continuing Education, utilize research and EBP, academic partnerships, orientation and competency programs.
  • Educates learners with regard to protection of rights, responsibilities and accountability.

Address

Virginia Hospital Center

Arlington, VA
USA

Industry

Education

Posted date

March 18, 2024

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Virginia Hospital Center job posting for a Radiology Educator/Staff Development Specialist in Arlington, VA with a salary of $40,300 to $102,400 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.