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Area Director Imaging Services

Primary Location San Jose, California Job Number 1074456 Date posted 05/23/2022
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Description:

In conjunction with the Chief(s) of Diagnostic Imaging, responsible for the operational, service and fiscal management of Diagnostic Imaging Services across the medical center or Service Area (typically multiple inpatient settings and/or large tertiary setting, and one or more outpatient settings). Develops a strategic approach to achieve an integrated service line for diagnostic imaging across multiple sites Directs the operations of full service, high volume, multiple imaging sites (inpatient and outpatient, 7 days, 24 hours) which generally includes Radiology, MRI, CT, I/R, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Mammography, Cardiac Cath Labs and Imaging Files.





Essential Functions:



• In conjunction with the Chief(s), directs the operations of diagnostic imaging to meet the clinical needs of physicians, staff and members across the service line; develops and administers imaging standards and protocols for the delivery of medical imaging services in keeping with service, value, quality, and access goals of the organization.



• Oversees all administrative, technical and clerical operations of the Imaging Services to ensure quality, access and budget goals are achieved.



• Coordinates the operations of department across multiple sites by maintaining appropriate staffing levels, developing/monitoring performance improvement, safety, quality and regulatory standards.  



• Develops the strategic planning of major facilities construction/renovation projects to ensure the safe and effective placement of imaging equipment and efficiency of operations. Ensures imaging service levels are maintained during periods of construction and transition.  



• Oversees fiscal management of the department, including forecasting and monitoring of operating performance. Identifies and implements strategies to reduce costs and improve quality of service.  



• Directs the management of human resources, labor relations, employee and department safety and risk management issues. Accountable for the on-going training and development of technical and administrative imaging staff.  



• Recommends the acquisition and implementation of new technology based on knowledge of developments in diagnostic imaging technology.  



• Accountable for adherence to state and federal rules and regulations on safety and quality assurance programs. Ensures compliance with The Joint Commission, MQSA, federal, state and local agencies.



• Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.







Secondary Functions:




  • This position will require travel to our satellite locations 20% of the time.


Basic Qualifications:

Experience

• Minimum five (5) years of management experience in a full service imaging department required.

Education

• Bachelor's degree in health care, business OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

• N/A

 

Additional Requirements:

• Previous accomplishments in health care leadership.

• Demonstrated achievements in management and staff development.

• Demonstrated excellent communication skills and a track record of previous administrative project initiatives.

• Demonstrated labor relations and human relations skills.

• Comprehensive knowledge of federal state and local regulatory standards required.

• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



 



Preferred Qualifications:

• Certification as CRT, CNMT, or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) preferred.

• Master's degree preferred.



 



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Primary Location: California,San Jose,San Jose Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Department: San Jose Hospital - Radiology-Administration - 0206 Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.