Assistant Director of Radiology - Medical Center (8a-5p)

 
Position: Assistant Director of Radiology - Medical Center (8a-5p)

Job ID: 143658

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PEDI RADIOLOGY - ADMIN

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Assistant Director of Radiology – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide administrative direction, effective leadership, and advanced technological guidance for the Radiology Services by ensuring that the staff have the resources, training, and leadership to provide the finest possible pediatric health care services and education in a competent and cost-effective manner. You will also ensure patient care is provided in a manner that is developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served (0-Adult).

 

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Ensures quality patient care and safety in Radiology Services. Advises and provides direction and leadership, and makes available advanced technological instruction for the technical sections of Radiology on an ongoing basis
  • Ensures adequate and safe staffing levels, state of the art equipment, and supply procurement in a cost-effective manner consistent with Radiology’s goals and practices by consulting with Supervisor and monitoring and controlling appropriate resources as needed
  • Assists in performance improvement efforts for Radiology by collaborating with the medical staff and working with Managers and Technical staff to identify opportunities to advance the quality of services for patients, families, physicians, and customers when change is identified
  • Audits and participates in the development, improvement and maintenance of methods to facilitate the Departmental financial accounting process and reporting mechanism to the Administrative and Medical Directors
  • Facilitates and provides resources to encourage continuous education opportunities and promote staff career satisfaction by appraising and coordinating the staff development process which facilitates employee success in job specific endeavors on a continual basis
  • Ensures appropriate reimbursement for examinations performed by coordinating and participating in the maintenance of charge codes associated with the diagnostic services
  • Completes timely performance appraisals for direct reports
  • Assures that new staff attends hospital orientation within 30 days of employment
  • Prepares and submits annual capital and operating budgets
  • Submits performance planning documents, ongoing planning materials, action plan and department goals


Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, finance or business, or other relevant field
  • Eight (8) years of experience in Radiology, including five (5) years of formal supervisory experience
  • Completion of a Master's level degree will substitute for two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of radiologic, MRI, CT, Angiographic, Interventional Radiology and Ultrasound procedures
  • Knowledge of radiation safety standards, word processing and spreadsheet applications, high level budgeting concepts, and proficiencies in quality improvement methods
  • Ability to demonstrate good leadership skills, excellent customer service and positive guest relations
  • Maintains positive inter and intra departmental communications and relationships and confidentiality
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical skills
  • Utilizes a personal computer for word processing, data management and spread sheet development
  • Analyzes and reports budget variance
  • Bilingual skills are preferred
  • A Master’s Degree in Healthcare or Management related fields is preferred
  • Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) credential through the Radiology Administrator Certification Commission (RACC) is preferred
  • Completion of an accredited two-year training program from a school of Radiologic Technology, Ultrasonography, or Nuclear Medicine is preferred
  • Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT), Certification by the Texas Department of Health/Bureau of Radiation Control (CMRT) if Registered Radiographer is preferred
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), or American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) is preferred
  • Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification (CMRT) issued by the Texas Medical Board is preferred
  • Experience in an academic environment and Radiology is preferred
  • Experience in project management, business planning and quality improvement is preferred


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