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Looking for a leadership opportunity? Want to inspire other to dream more, learn more, do more and become more? The Cornell University Hospital for Animals wants you!
What you will do:
The Section Supervisor for Imaging Services in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) is responsible for the following:
Daily operations, manage staff schedules, assists with strategic changes and organize the preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment
Collaborate with the Section Chief for Imaging, developing plans for efficient operation to acquire imaging examinations for animal patients in the CUHA and interacts with virtually all other services in the hospital to satisfy the daily requirements for diagnostic imaging.
Will have primary responsibility for the following:
Staffing - assist with recruitment, orientation, training and scheduling
Providing performance evaluation of technicians in the Section of Veterinary Imaging
Equipment - assist faculty and in-house biomedical engineer with selection, siting, performance acceptance, operation, preventative and corrective maintenance and safe use of imaging equipment including all current modalities
X-ray portable and stationary generators
Digital x-ray detectors (CR and DR)
R/F systems (stationary and mobile C-arm);
Computed tomography (CT),
Nuclear medicine (planar scintigraphy systems)
Magnetic resonance (MR).
Oversight of the digital image archive (PACS) and the interface with the hospital information system(s)
Safety - the manager is responsible for the safe operation of imaging equipment. Safe use of the equipment as well as orientation and training (house officers, students, technicians, faculty) for the equipment;
Vendor relations - the manager should be capable of excellent communication with vendors offering image-producing equipment to the CUHA. This may include initial contact, requests for demonstrations, producing and critiquing RFPs, evaluating equipment and image quality, and in some cases negotiating the price of purchase, lease, and maintenance contracts;
Hospital citizenship - the manager will need to work effectively with all Sections within the Hospital, as well as others at the College and University level; diagnostic Imaging - the manager oversees the acquisition and archiving of digital images made for screening, diagnostic, and research purposes.
Image quality assumes best practices in the operation of equipment and the manager will have responsibility for quality assurance testing, preventative maintenance, and training to meet standards.
The CUHA provides care to patients 24/7, 365 days of the year. Although the primary schedule for this position will be M-F, day shift, you will be required to accommodate evening, weekend, holiday and overtime shifts, as needed.
What are the qualifications?
Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited program or an Associate's degree and ARRT certification. NYS licensure or eligible to be licensed required.
Demonstrated experience of at least 3-5 years as an imaging technologist in a veterinary or human medical facility, using radiation-producing equipment, digital capture and archive technology (PACS).
Seeking an individual with 1-3 years of leadership experience. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment, while demonstrating a high level of initiative, in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
Must develop and maintain excellent working relationships including communicating with a diverse faculty, staff, student and technician population, as well as referring veterinarians and clients, in a professional manner at all times.
Must be able to lift/move animals that may exceed 50lbs.
verbal and written communications skills essential.
Nuclear Medicine, CT or MRI knowledge, experience and /or advanced certification is strongly desired but not required.
Experience working with multiple species (most commonly includes dogs, cats, horses, cattle, exotics) is highly desirable.
**Please note: no visa sponsorship or relocation assistance available for this position**
What's in it for you?
3 weeks of vacation and 13 holidays with generous holiday pay if you work on those days.
Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer costs covered by Cornell.
An award-winning employer of choice benefits program.
Comprehensive health care options.
Access to wellness programs.
Employee discounts with local and national retail brands.
Generous retirement contributions.
Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.
Who we are and what we do:
Cornell University, located at the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, public health, biomedical research, and veterinary medical education. Ranked as one of the top veterinary colleges in the nation by US News & World Report, the CVM excels in providing education and advanced training that prepare veterinarians and scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic veterinary medicine, public health, scientific inquiry, and public policy.
Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) is our core clinical training, patient care and research unit within the CVM, composed of six diverse world-class veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty care. Our core teaching hospital has 23 services led by board-certified veterinary specialists that are nationally and internationally renowned, providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care of animals including 24/7 emergency care. We strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and fulfilling work environment for our family of employees who are committed to outstanding patient care, client service and veterinary training.
How to apply:
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We welcome your application! For this position, applications must include:
1. Your resume/CV.
2. A cover letter that includes a Statement of Contribution to Diversity. Because we take effective and inclusive supervision seriously, any applications considered for supervisory positions at the College of Veterinary Medicine must include a Statement of Contribution to Diversity where you describe your past, present, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in your career as a supervisor and/or to convey how you see these commitments continuing in your role as Supervisor for Veterinary Imaging Services at Cornell.
University Job Title:
Veterinary Technician, Section Supervisor
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