Physicians

Radiologist Attributes

Medical Colleague

Clinical Competency
The reports prepared by this radiologist are accurate, clear, timely and concise in answering the intended questions and offering a differential diagnosis when appropriate. The radiologist is able to analyze complex problems while working within the limits of his/her expertise. The radiologist recommends and queries diagnostic and imaging requests. He/she applies safe radiation practices.
Communication and Collegiality
The radiologist works well with technologists and other members of the diagnostic team and demonstrates professional and ethical behavior. The radiologist acts in a responsible fashion and accepts feedback constructively. The radiologist is available, consults well with colleagues, performs urgent investigations and communicates urgent results promptly. The radiologist manages conflict appropriately and maintains a healthy balance of professional and personal wellbeing.
Professional Development
The radiologist shows leadership by participating in educational and professional activities, committees, and departmental meetings to contribute to quality improvement. The radiologist is knowledgeable about current medical practices and uses resources efficiently and appropriately.
Professional Behavior
The radiologist arrives for work on time, works at a reasonable pace and accepts an appropriate share of the work. The radiologist performs technical procedures skillfully.

Co-worker

Professional Responsibility
The radiologist works to resolve conflict and responds professionally and skillfully in urgent situations. The radiologist treats co-workers respectfully and contributes to their learning. The radiologist is approachable, punctual and works efficiently. He/she has effective written and verbal communication skills.
Patient Interaction
The radiologist is reasonably available and communicates in a respectful manner with patients to assist them in understanding the procedure. The radiologist introduces him/herself appropriately, listens to patients, answers their questions and respects patient confidentiality.

Referring Physician

Professional Development
The radiologist manages conflicts of interest appropriately and accepts feedback constructively. Leadership in the health care field includes accepting responsibility for professional actions, using resources efficiently, demonstrating professional and ethical behavior, and striking a balance between professional and personal obligations. The radiologist is able to analyze complex problems within his/her expertise and refers to and communicates previous imaging studies to other health care professionals. The radiologist demonstrates current knowledge of his/her discipline and queries inappropriate requests.
Professional Consultation
The reports generated by this radiologist are accurate, clear, timely and concise in answering the intended questions and offering a differential diagnosis when appropriate. The reports direct management appropriately.
Professional Responsibility
The radiologist performs urgent investigations and communicates urgent results in a timely manner. The radiologist is available and consults well with other physicians.