Job: Director of Radiology

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Posted: 01/02/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 6444

Job Description


Location: St. Dominic Hospital
Department: RADIOLOGY-GENERAL DIAG. - 7180
Employment Type: Full Time 80
Shift: Day
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Job Code: 6444

SDH Director Diagnostic Imaging

 
Job Summary
Directs the operation of the Diagnostic Imaging Department including Nuclear Medicine, Ambulatory Radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Special Procedures/Interventional Radiology, General Diagnostic Radiology, Center for Women's Health, Radiology Clerical/Film Library, Patient Transportation. (St. Catherine's Village and North Campus Radiology.) Plans, directs, and evaluates all services, and programs in accordance with the hospital's philosophy, objectives, and approved policies and procedures. Reports to the Vice-president of Professional Services.
 
Job Requirements
Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree or graduate of a radiologic technology program required.
 
Minimum Work Experience
Supervisory experience is required; sufficient previous experience working in radiologic technology, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance preferred.
 
Required Licenses[Mississippi, United States] Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists preferred.
 
Required Skills
Must demonstrate ability to recognize patients' individual needs based on medical conditions, age, limitations, and planned procedures.
 
Organizational Expectations
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization. Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention. Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience. Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice. Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations. Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities. Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards. Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information. Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization. Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.
 
Essential Functions
Assures department operates according to standards of JCAHO, State Board of Health and established laws and regulations.Develops department goals and objectives, established and implements policies and procedures.Develops and recommends department operating and capital equipment budget and ensures that department operates within budget.Directs the preparation and maintenance of all departmental reports.Analyzes current clinic operations, policies, systems, procedures, and space: develops and implements necessary and innovative changes.Establishes and maintains communication within the department and with other hospital departments and managers. Develops relationships with professional affiliations and others as appropriate.Oversees new procedures and related protocols. Encourages and approves introduction and demonstration of new techniques and equipment.Develops and maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, and safety standards.Directs maintenance of departmental facilities, equipment, supplies and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort and safety of patients and staff.Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends of expertise.Participates in hospital/medical staff committee meetings as required. Attends and serves on professional/civic service organizations as hospital representative.Maintains good communication between Assistant Director, Charge Personnel and Support Staff.

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