Team Lead, Interventional Radiology - Main Hospital

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 228512

Shift: Any

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 


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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Radiology Director of Clinical Operations, manages the day-to-day operations of the IR and Flouro departments.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee schedules, verifications, documents, reports, relationships, and work product.
  • Oversee prioritization, quality, resources, supplies, processes and facilities (must stay within budgetary constraints). 
  • Plan and evaluate the use of staff, resources for departmental programs and services. 
  • Ensure adherence to regulations, safety standards, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain logs and records, equipment maintenance, and orders supplies. 
  • Organizes work and provides direct supervision to subordinates. 
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff. 
  • Identify and implement training opportunities to help the staff better meet standards.
  • Complete all mandatories in set time frame
  • Identify areas of growth for staff.
  • Collaborate with department director to identify and address staff deficiencies.  
  • Manage employee relations of staff and keep director informed
  • Collaborate with Director regarding new strategies and strategic initiatives for continued growth  
  • Participates collaboratively in staff meetings, committees, projects and teams and assists in resolving conflict and meets goals
  • May observe and monitor the quality of images, prepare reports based on activities.
  • Must hold staff accountable
  • Devises and maintains QA protocols and criteria for the Interventional division.
  • Supervises all aspects of the IR/CT and IR/OR procedures.
  • Call responsibilities

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Must be registered in Radiology with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists ARRT RT (R).
CPR Certification issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) required. AHA certification within one (1) year of placement into position is required.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:  Graduated from accredited school of radiology technology.

Required Experience: Ten (10) years in IR and five (5) years supervisory experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Experience: Pediatric Experience

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Certification in Interventional Radiology through ARRT

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Provides Family Centered Care
  • Integrates knowledge and assessment of child and family (Age- Specific Competency)
  • Ability to work independent of supervision
  • Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Be visible and present as a leader, remain sensitive to daily hospital operations, act as an escalation point for operational concerns
  • Serve as a leader that exercises strong collaboration and communications skills, both locally and with respect to the CHOP enterprise
  • Support a Fair and Just Culture that balances institutional learning and personal accountability.  Model and promote safety behaviors, teamwork and communication to create a respectful and resilient work environment.
  • Demonstrate behaviors that exemplify organizational sensitivity, resiliency and flexibility, ability to influence, conflict management.
  • Foster open, transparent and effective communication at a local level and across the system as a whole
  • Lead with a focus on operational, process and procedural innovation, challenging traditional approaches as necessary
  • Promote collaboration and sharing of resources with a focus on the development of flexible staffing and leadership across areas
  • Advanced knowledge of radiology information systems

Additional Technical Requirements (Continued)


  • Advanced knowledge of HIPAA regulations 
  • Intermediate knowledge of electronic medical record software (EPIC)
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology and protocols
  • Intermediate proficiency with office software (Microsoft Office) including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent critical thinking / problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Solid leadership skills
  • Responsible for maintaining the continuing education required for this position.
  • Completes all on-line Mandatory education required by hospital
  • Obtains at least 12 CE credits/year

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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