Sutter Health Interventional Radiology (IR) Supervisor - Catheterization Laboratory (Full-time, Days) in Roseville, California


The Interventional Radiology (IR) Supervisor may perform IR procedures. In the context of “daily operations”, the IR Supervisor directs the technologist in their work assignment, troubleshoots equipment problems, and acts as a resource for technical and clinical information. Under the direction of the IR Manager, the incumbent provides training to staff on equipment operation, and new procedures/protocols. The IR Supervisor works with the IR Medical Director, IR Nurse Manager, and Imaging Director to maintain the IR policy and procedure manual. The IR Supervisor prepares the staffing schedules, including the on-call schedule. In the absence of, or at the direction of the IR Manager or Imaging Director, the IR Supervisor may assume other duties.

Supervision of Interventional Radiology

· Provides daily Interventional Radiology operations oversight and serves as direct resource for all acute and non-acute entities.

· Ensures Interventional Radiology services are provided in an effective and timely manner. Ensures departmental procedures and processes are periodically reviewed for the potential to further improve the services provided.

· Supports manager in implementing clinical coordination oversight and establishes clinical effectiveness for projects and initiatives within interventional radiology.

· In collaboration with the manager and Director assists in developing and operationalizing annual Interventional Radiology goals and objectives.

· Collaborates with the manager and Director in planning and implementation of new profitable business lines.

COORDINATION/INTEGRATION: Ensures effective integration and coordination of Interventional Radiology services and operations as follows:

· Develops routine, effective planning and communication monthly meetings or “Team Forums” for direct reports.

· Partners with manager to develop harmonious, customer-focused working relationships and communication mechanism within the interventional team.

· Routinely monitors all areas of responsibility and regularly meets with all interventional radiology staff.

· Processes/Systems: When appropriate, supports manager in implementing change in Interventional Radiology departmental processes which will streamline operations and create state-of-the-art functions that will result in greater cost effectiveness and improved quality.

· Products: Assists and supports manager in partnering with physicians, nurses and technologists for standardization in the areas of supplies and equipment that will result in cost savings as well as continue to meet satisfaction levels of customers/users.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Ensures cost effective financial management and efficient use of all resources as follows:

·Oversees daily utilization of resources in the department to manage productivity and expense.

·Identifies and implements cost savings and revenue initiatives.

·Benchmarks services, operations and programs to similar organizations and industry standards using available productivity reports. Ensures accurate reporting and monitoring. Identifies and implements opportunities for improvement.

· Demonstrates continual focus on improving service levels and reducing non-salary costs for the service

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE: Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies and accrediting agencies as they relate to Interventional Radiology programs.

· Continually monitors quality of services provided and effectively initiates changes as needed.

· Ensures that the Interventional Radiology department is in compliance with TJC, Title 22, Title 17, facility administrative, nursing and/or medical staff policies, and all other regulatory agency or facility requirements.

· Ensures timely preventive maintenance is provided for each piece of equipment.

· Actively manages the hospital radiation safety program.

Human Resources:

·Assists in developing and motivating assigned staff to actively support and participate in regional objectives and focus.

·Team Building: Creates creative, participative methods and forums that will build “team” efforts of staff.

·Supports and assists in developing efforts to ensure staff competence.


· Committees: Participates in at least one facility-specific or regional committee focused on standardizing practices and products, as well as staffing methodologies.

· Technical competence in area of registration/certification.

· Through professional networking, publications and educational forums, ensures professional/operational knowledge consistently remains as progressive, state-of-the-art level.

· Actively participates in, role models and supports the Sutter Difference and Partnership Councils.

· Projects: Performs other and various projects related to department services and issues as requested by manager and/or director.



  • High School Diploma required

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent education/experience in a closely related field is desirable.

  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.

  • Certification by the State of California (CRT) is required.

  • Flouroscopy permit required (within six months of hire).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider certification through American Heart Association is required.


  • Prior experience as a Special Procedures Radiological Technologist in an acute care hospital is required.

  • Both a strong clinical background and experience in working with IR Medical Directors is desirable.

  • Experience in coordinating personnel, operational processes within IR and information systems is highly desirable.

  • Prior successful experience in supervisory role or demonstrated leadership/coordination skills in a progressive Interventional Radiology department is required.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of technological advancements, equipment, sophisticated diagnostic imaging equipment for all services, and other state-of-the art departmental specific systems is desirable. Knowledge of all specialized equipment, CT, angiographic exams and digital subtraction, and IR.

  • Complete understanding of Interventional Radiology methodology, equipment and imaging contrast is required.

  • A comprehensive knowledge of all The Joint Commission (TJC), Title 22, Title 17, State, federal, state licensing and other local regulations as they relate to Diagnostic Imaging Services is preferred.

  • Knowledge of technological advancements, equipment, sophisticated diagnostic imaging equipment for all services, and other state-of-the art departmental specific systems is desirable.

  • Excellent team leadership and organizational skills are required.

  • An ability to prioritize multiple demands is critical.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • An ability to build teams as well as consensus is desirable.

  • Effective interpersonal skills are required.

  • Competency and certification in venipuncture.

  • Must be a self-starter with a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently.

  • Will maintain all technical skills in the area of certification and competent to perform all related duties as a radiological technologist.

Special Requirements: Requires some traveling between facilities throughout the Sutter Valley Operating Unit.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Roseville

Organization: Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.