Provide leadership and budget management for the operations of the Diagnostic Imaging Department to include X-ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography & DEXA. Works with hospital staff and Radiologists to provide coordinated, safe, quality care to the radiology patient. Responsible for ensuring DNV standards and departmental, organizational policies and procedures are followed. Ensures staff competency and coordinates the education and orientation of staff in these departments. Responsible for the business and administrative activities, including formulating and managing budgets in addition to clinical management. Ensures department complies with all hospital and regulatory agency standards. Coordinates and implements departmental growth priorities. Responsible for hiring and performance management of all department staff.
1. Responsible for the leadership of the Diagnostic Imaging Department. Provides leadership, role modeling, mentoring and direction to staff with focus on employee retention and morale. Ensures that patient care standards are upheld in accordance with all regulatory agencies to include but not limited to; Wyoming Board of Radiologic Technologists Examiners, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Wyoming Board of Nursing, DNV and Federal and State law. Delivers services according to Scope of Service. Determines the resources (equipment, supplies, space etc.) necessary to carry out the functions of the department. As appropriate, participates in selecting outside sources for needed services. Provides for department and job specific employee orientation, assesses and monitors staff competency, provides education/inservices when needs are identified and conducts timely employee performance evaluations.
2. Provides financial management for Diagnostic Imaging. Determines the quantity, qualifications and competence of departmental personnel required to provide patient care. Acts as a clinical resource to staff. Develops the annual operating and capital budget, monitors it closely making recommendations for adjustments as necessary. Manages the operations of the department within the approved budget. Assist manager in developing and managing realistic staffing budgets that address need and efficiency.
3. Demonstrates good planning in the replacement needs of aging equipment. Collaborates with Medical Physicist to assure all imaging facilities are designed and shielded to achieve the required degree of radiation protection. Member of the Radiation Safety Committee. Responsible for future planning of new services and potential site locations.
4. Develops, reviews and revises (as required), complies with and enforces hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Communicates with peers, and staff and integrates, coordinates, and collaborates services intra- and interdepartmentally to promote efficient and effective operations within the organization. In collaboration with the Director of Oncology, assume responsibility and maintain necessary quality control programs for the Radiation Oncology Brachytherapy Program (NRC regulatory, Radioactive Materials License and radiation safety).
5. Develops and carries out departmental goals and objectives in conjunction with the organizational mission, strategic plans and other identified needs, as well as in the planning, supervising, and coordinating and directing the activities of the department. Participates in hospital committees and hospital sponsored programs or activities as requested. Adheres to and practices SJH's Corporate Compliance Program and participates in Performance Improvement activities.
6. Maintains professional growth and development through attendance at seminars and workshops, participates in professional affiliations and reviewing applicable current literature.
Minimum Education: Required: Graduate of an AMA Health Educational Program in Radiologic Technology Preferred: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Work Experience: Required: Director level experience with a minimum of 5 years experience in a hospital Diagnostic Imaging department. Must have comprehensive knowledge of all imaging modalities and services. Proven leadership abilities with excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills. Preferred: Multi-departmental leadership experience. 8+ years of proven multi-departmental Healthcare leadership.
Required Licenses: ARRT Registered and license eligible in the State of Wyoming, BLS
Functional Demands Working Conditions: Hospital environment, frequently stressful situations, ionizing radiation, office/computer work. Frequent interruptions, irregular hours, meals and breaks. Must be on-site at the SJH campus or other facilities to fulfill the responsibilities of this role. Able to work remotely when needed.
Physical Requirements: 75% of the shift walking, standing and physical activity. Ability to work long hours and to be flexible when department needs require. Ability to push, pull, lift, bend, twist and stoop intermittently. Must possess the ability to move patients, equipment and supplies. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Intermittent sitting and computer use.
Direct Reports: Diagnostic Imaging Staff
Internal Number: 2020.724.4
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