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Radiology Director, Radiology, M-F Days, Full-Time

Arkansas Children's Little Rock, AR
  • Posted: October 07, 2019
  • Full-Time

Work Shift:
Day Shift
Time Type:
Full time
Department:
CC014209 Radiology Administration
Summary
Provides oversight to the Department Managers regarding Radiology Services and the provision of safe, compassionate care that meets high quality and safety standards. Ensures that department managers provide leadership in staff engagement, development and training. Provides department budget development, implementation and monitoring; oversees the capital equipment requests and project implementation process; oversees the timely resolution of staffing and labor issues; promotes quality and safety; and demonstrates dynamic leadership in the following modalities including, but not limited to, MRI, Ultrasound, X-Ray, Nuclear Medicine, CT and Radiology Support Services. The Director works under the general oversight and has a direct reporting relationship to the Vice President of Ambulatory Care Services and is the primary liaison to the Section Chief of Radiology Services.
Description
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Construction and Capital Equipment Purchases

  • Collaborates n space, design and construction planning
  • Proactively communicates regarding current and future space, furniture, design or construction needs to ensure appropriate budgeting and planning of projects.
  • Evaluates and selects Capital Equipment in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Facilitates communication between design team, construction team and vendors regarding equipment installation
  • Oversees planning for use of space, equipment and patient schedule modifications during construction periods
2. Daily Operations
  • Supports managers and team leads in directing daily operations of the department and setting goals and action plans.
  • Oversees downtime planning and ensures written plans are in place
  • Provides guidance and support to radiology scheduling templates, appointment coordination and accurate patient scheduling
  • Provides guidance and facilitates communication to management teams responsible for ensuring proper working condition of equipment, imaging and radiology related information technology products
  • Participates in contract development and review related to research initiatives, equipment purchases or leases, equipment service, school affiliations and reviews invoices associated with contracts to ensure proper billing
3. Develops and maintains professional expertise in radiological care
  • Leads Radiology team in planning, implementing, analyzing, improving and maintaining systems, procedures and processes
  • Applies clinical and technical knowledge to translate goals and objectives into operational plans
  • Evaluates new technology and clinical knowledge to improve operational efficiency and fiscal impact
  • Works with Radiology schools to train new practitioners and identifies new educational needs
  • Monitors department staffing plans based on volumes, patient acuity, anticipated workload, skill mix and competency
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable Federal and State regulatory agencies and scope of practice acts.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Required - Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university - Field of Study: Business, Leadership, Process Improvement, Clinical preferred
  • Preferred - Master's degree or equivalent degree - Field of Study: Business, Leadership, Process Improvement, Clinical preferred
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Required - 5 years total experience required, which includes 3 years of additional healthcare leadership experience
  • Preferred - 2 years Business experience preferred
CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Preferred - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT R)
SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Required - typing,data entry,word processing etc.
  • Required - Experience with Microsoft Office software (Outlook,Word,Excel,PowerPoint)
  • Required - Demonstrated organizational, delegation, time management, decision making, priority setting, leadership and collaborative skills.
  • Required - Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Required - Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadlines and tasks.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight Up to 35 pounds
  • Noise Level Noise Level
  • Physical Activity Reach with hands and arms
  • Physical Activity Sit
  • Physical Activity Stand
  • Physical Activity Talk or hear
  • Physical Activity Use hands to touch, handle, or feel
  • Physical Activity Walk
  • Physical Environment Blood or bodily fluid
  • Physical Environment Infectious disease
  • Physical Environment Inside Office Environment / conditions
  • Physical Environment Lasers
  • Physical Environment Risk of radiation
  • Physical Environment Work in a confined area
  • Physical Environment Work near moving mechanical parts
  • Safety Sensitivity This position has been designated as safety sensitive.
Children are at the center of everything we do. Arkansas Children's is the only hospital system in the state solely dedicated to caring for children, which allows our organization to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas.
As Champions for Children, Arkansas Children's Hospital has joined the elite 6 percent of hospitals in the world that have Magnet Status . Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes.
Arkansas Children's is driven by four core values: safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence. These values inform every decision and every action, from the aggressive pursuit of zero hospital infections to treating each family with dignity, kindness and concern. These core values fundamentally guide our work at Arkansas Children's.
For more than a century, Arkansas Children's has continuously evolved to meet the unique needs of the children of Arkansas and beyond. Today, Arkansas Children's is more than just a hospital treating sick kids - our services include two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow.
Arkansas Children's reaches more children in more ways where they live, learn and play. Our system includes a 336-bed hospital in Little Rock with the state's only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, and research institute as well as a nationally-recognized transport service. We are nationally ranked by U.S. News World Report in four specialties (2017-18): Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery, ranked No. 37; Neonatology, No. 38; Pediatric Pulmonology, ranked No. 47; and Pediatric Urology, ranked No. 48. A sister campus, Arkansas Children's Northwest , opened in February 2018, bringing 233,613 square feet of inpatient beds, emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.
Arkansas Children's provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children's will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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