Hard working ,highly motivated ,accomplished Radiology Supervisor looking to further her career with a company that allows her to grow. Experienced as a Mammography Supervisor who has been in the field for over 25 years with strong clinical and people skills. Responsible for leading and training new technologist in the field of women's health. With excellent communication skills that motivates others to strive for excellence. Very patient-focused and very detailed oriented to ensure that department is running efficiently. Hands on type that is willing to assist staff in times of need. That is able to multi task when needed
Inventory control ordered supplies for mammography department staying within a strict budget
Skilled negotiator haggled with suppliers to lower prices saving department money
Supervision and training of all new staff members ensuring they where competent in all areas of breast imaging
Highly involved with staff training/ motivation/ development.Have radiologist present breast imaging diseases and positioning issues that can cause misdiagnosis of patients. Supply staff with coffee and bagels to show appreciations. Give staff pointers/techniques used to ensure adequate positioning is obtained
Extensive knowledge of OSHA/FDA regulation and ACR accreditation
Knowledge of Healthcare billing and coding to ensure payment is received for work rendered
Strong medical ethic ensuring patient privacy and HIPPA compliance is kept at all times. Also in treatment of staff
Extensive medical terminology that assures that the correct exams is being performed for the diagnosis doctor has given
Highly motivated individual who works hard to achieve goals
Resourceful can improvise to ensure the job gets done even when short staffed or if patient it difficult to position due to body habitus or disability
Problem resolution ability to diffuse situations ensuring all parties are satisfied at end
Strong clinical judgment allowing prioritization of critical patients
Familiarity with disease management programs that ensure proper precautions are taken to ensure safety of all involved
Capable of doing performance evaluations of staff and management fairly, giving compliments when do and constructive criticism on how to improve in areas that need improvement
Computer-savvy knowledgeable of numerous soft ware programs.
Trained team of staff of 6-8 technologist in positioning and breast biopsy procedures and a staff of 2 receptionist on scheduling patients to guarantee consistent quality of care
Delivered compassionate care that exceeded office requirements. That patient would request for me to perform their examines solely
Successfully provided quality care to about 1 thousand out patients with in 1 years
Assisted in implementation of new tracking system that resulted in improved patient care.
Documented patient information obtained during consent for biopsy procedures
Educated patients in regards to office policies, medical procedure steps, recovery measures and medication instructions.
Consistently praised by physicians for efficient assistance in difficult biopsy procedures and patient processing handling. Physician would call me to review a case and ask my opinion on wether we could perform stereotactic core biopsy or did the patient need to go for surgery
MULTI -MODALITY TECHNOLOGIST12/2008 to CurrentHARTSDALE IMAGINGHartsdale, NY
Over see flow of department including x-ray ,Mammography and Ultra- sound
Perform all day to day QA on multiple radiology equipment
Maintain books for FDA inspection
Help in accreditation of machines for ACR
Help maintained all confidential personnel files, licensing and compliance records
Implemented new patient questionnaire regarding patient scheduling for mammogram appointments to ensure proper exam and ample time is given to perform examine
Help radiologist perform stereotactic core biopsy using Hologic table and Sourus vacuum assisted gun
Clean and sterilize and disposed of contaminated supplies according to infectious control policies
Served as a liaison between patients and radiologist to assist patients in understanding their treatment plan
Provided necessary health education training for patients regarding breast self examination
Poficient in performing mammograms, MRI, Bone density and general X-ray
MRI TECHNOLOGIST07/2007 to 10/2008WESTSIDE RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATESNY, NY
Extensive training in MR on GE 1.5 tesla and Hitachi .3 open magnet able to perform most examines proficiently
Extensive training in breast MR and MR guided breast biopsies
WEEKEND SUPERVISOR07/2004 to CurrentST. BARNABAS HOSPITALBronx, NY
Direct staff of 6 technologist and 2 transportes ensuring that in patients are brougth down for schedule procedures, that they are prepped properly and appropiate procedure done.
Delegate work to staff members
Ensure that we have adequate staffing, call others in in times of crisis authorize over time if need to
Reponsible for ensuring work flow goes smoothly at a busy trauma center
Identify areas that are having issues and relay it to manager of department
Trouble shoot problems with machines , call for service when needed
Utilize compehensive communication skills to tactfully adress doctors needs and concerns of ER patients with traumatic illness
MAMMOGRAPHY SUPERVISOR02/1991 to 07/2007WESTSIDE RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATESNY, NY
Assisted in the execution of expanding the mammography deparment that contributed to about a 15% growth of the organization in the 1st finacial year
Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained 3-4 new staff annually
Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.
Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development.
Conducted or approved the performance evaluations for all mammography department employees.
Jumped in to fill gaps for sick technoloist when necessary.
Diligently monitored the QA (Quality Assurance) program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care.
Actively maintained up-to-date knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and regulations.
RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST09/1988 to 02/1991LINCOLN HOSPITALBronx, NY
Performed all general x-ray, mammograms, OR case at busy trauma center
Education and Training
Health AdministrationSt. Joseph CollegeBrooklyn, NYHealth Administration
Associate of Applied Science: RadiologyHostos Community CollegeBronx, NYApplied Science
New York State Licensed Diagnostic Technologist 1988-Present American Registry Of Radiologic Technologist 1988-Present American Registry Of Mammography 1994- Present
Certificate in Leadership 2003
Bilingual fluent in English and Spanish
Able to perform CPR
Able to inject as per guidelines of FDA
Enthusiastic people person
Advance problem solving skills
Great organizational skill
Empowering women with knowledge about health issues that can occur in their life time
running for breast cancer and donating to children with brain cancer
learning about new cultures and exploring the world
Zumba, salsa dancing, playing word games and card games