DIRECTOR OF IMAGING

Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Job ID
2021-5586
Category
RADIOLOGY
Type
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE)

About Us:

 

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:

This position manages the radiology program for SEARHC and assures that there is Consortium-wide consistency in radiology policies and procedures.  Assess and monitors on-going staff training and competency.  Develops and monitors radiology quality improvement activities. Coordinates with other SEARHC departments as appropriate.  Makes recommendations on capital purchases.  Monitors and supervises employees remotely.  Ensures proper training of employees who have no radiologic background who will perform radiologic studies at field sites.  Develops business proposals to meet the radiology needs of the consortium.  Requred to make quarterly site visits as needed to those areas where radiology services are offered.

Responsibilities:

Management

  • Oversees the activities of the Radiology program throughout SEARHC.
  • Ensure full compliance with regulatory requirements and Joint Commission standards are met and maintained.
  • Develop and ongoing professional relationship with the radiologist and referring providers to ensure the promotion of the department.
  • Create strategic alliances for growth opportunities
  • Promote standards of care through proper staffing metrics   
  • Tracks all radiology studies coming into MEH to ensure they are properly submitted and reported.
  • Oversees and assist with PAC’s training Consortium-wide.
  • Assists with radiology report issues.
  • Assures that all radiology equipment is appropriately maintained and inspected as required by any regulatory agencies.
  • Works directly with the clinic administrators and medical directors to ensure quality.
  • Responsible for Radiology equipment quotes and purchases.
  • Creates and/or maintains Radiology policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the radiation protection monitoring program for all employees exposed to radiation throughout SEARHC.
  • Develops clinic specific radiology emergency plans.
  • Works with Finance to maintain the radiology charge master, as well as identify areas for improved revenue capture.
  • Ensures all QA/QC activities are being done at all locations.
  • Prepares reports as necessary and required.
  • Oversee that lead apron testing is performed and documented annually Consortium-wide.
  • Performs any radiologic exam that the employee is qualified and competent to perform.
  • Responsible, consortium-wide, for ensuring training and competency of staff that perform radiologic exams.
  • Oversees all new service line development and responsible for growth strategies.

Supervision

  • Daily supervision of radiology employees.
  • Performs timely employee evaluations.
  • Ensures competencies of all staff that perform radiologic exams.

Qualifications:

 

Education

  • Graduated from an accredited School of Radiology
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred

 

Certifications

  • Registered Radiological Technologist (ARRT) and certified/licensed in one or more additional modalities.

 

Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in Radiology Management and supervision
  • 5 years’ experience as Radiology Technologist
  • RIS/PACS training and familiarity with multiple electronic record systems used in radiology.
  • MRI technologist experience, preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of any federal, state, or accreditation regulations related to SEARHC radiology services.
  • Considerable knowledge of digitized imaging.
  • Knowledge of and ability to assist with MQSA requirements

Skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Abilities

  • Must be able to travel in large and small aircraft.
  • Ability to effectively supervise employees (including those not directly supervised).
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in multiple computer systems referenced above in RIS/PACS statement
  • Able to write radiology manuals and document medical information in an organized manner.
  • Able to supervise employees to create a strong team environment.
  • Able to implement new imaging exams as required by radiologists or providers.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with radiologist on site and with tele-radiology vendors.

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