Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 11/22/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the daily operations and long-range planning of Diagnostic Imaging Services to include Diagnostic Radiology, Computed Tomography, Mammography, Special Procedures, Angiography, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, CT Scanning, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Transport, and evolving technologies. Provides leadership to and collaborates with all D.I. section heads. Oversees budgeting for all D.I. modalities and assumes overall financial responsibility for the department. Collaborates with physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure the smooth operation of the department and provide exceptional patient care.

Key Responsibilities:

• Prepares the annual budget to include: revenue projections; departmental expenses & salaries; capital equipment; short & long term plans.
• Evaluates new products and equipment and forwards recommendations for purchase based upon research.
• Oversees staff scheduling, work rotations, in-service education and the scheduling of staff meetings. Interviews and hires qualified candidates. Performs criteria-based evaluations of staff. Responsible for corrective action, when necessary. Reports staffing needs and recommendations for change to Administration.
• Maintains and reports monthly volume statistics.
• Prepares and implements a department specific Quality Assurance Plan to ensure compliance with acceptable standards of care. Assists the Medical Director with peer review activities as warranted.
• Assists the Radiation Safety Officer in the implementation of department specific Radiation Safety Programs and hospital-wide Radiation Safety. Ensures adherence to the Department of Public Health Radiation Control Program ALARA Guidelines. Responds to Federal, State and local inspections in order to remain in compliance with acceptable standards.
• Prepares and maintains department specific policies, procedures and protocols and reports according to JCAHO Standards to include Radiation Safety, General Fire, Fire Safety, Infection Control, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Education and Personnel qualifications.
• Prepares, maintains or amends policies and procedures developed in cooperation with the Medical Staff, Administration, Nursing Services and other clinical or support services to ensure quality of care and overall safety.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of management experience in Diagnostic Imaging is required. Must possess strong communication and analytical skills.

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of management experience in Diagnostic Imaging

Certification/Licensure:

n/a

Software/Hardware:

Experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word are required. Meditech experience preferred.

Other:


Additional Information

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Important COVID message

Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

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