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Radiology Director Job 938213

Guidepost Search Group, LLC Full-Time  Mohave Valley, Arizona, United States 2 Jul 2013

Job Description

Radiology Director Job 938213

My client, a 230+ bed hospital in beautiful AZ, near the Grand Canyon, has a need for a Director of Radiology and Cath Lab.

CEO is looking for someone that has a long list of accomplishments, not just job duties, is aware of and in support of Studer Principles and has a strong sense of Service Excellence.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities. Oversees the delivery of services by the Diagnostic Imaging and Cath Lab Departments.

Provides excellent customer service and adheres to the Behavioral Expectations Agreement.

Ensures that the delivery of care and services in the Diagnostic Imaging and Cath Lab Departments meet Federal, State, Joint Commission, and other regulatory/accreditation requirements.  Ensures that hospital policies and procedures are followed.

Develops and implements a system of care for patients that include staffing patterns based on patient/customer needs.  Reviews and monitors work schedules, work hours, and duty assignments of personnel.  Investigates irregularities in the delivery of care or service, policy violations, etc., and takes corrective action when necessary.  Ensures that departments’ personnel are properly oriented, trained, in serviced, and evaluated including age specific topics within established periods.  Ensures employee evaluations are completed in a timely manner.  Creates a management structure that can meet assigned tasks in an effective, efficient manner.

Ensures that sound fiscal and budgeting policies be established and followed and that services are provided without waste of either labor or supplies.  Develops and recommends to the appropriate Senior Manager operational and capital expenditure budgets for Diagnostic Imaging and Cath Lab on an annual basis in accordance with established deadlines.  Provides feedback to the appropriate  Senior Manager concerning departments’ financial performance on a regular basis.  Recommends adjustments or exceptions to the budget when unexpected or unusual circumstances arise.

Evaluates past and current conditions, and then recommends a course of action, which will promote the development of Diagnostic Imaging and Cath Lab.  Analyzes, evaluates, and recommends the necessary resources (personnel, supplies, facilities, etc.) to facilitate service growth and improvements within the departments.

Working with the Public Relations Department, promotes Diagnostic Imaging and Cath Lab Services as well as emphasizes community health education and health promotion activities.

Leadership and Management Skills.  Through persuasion or example, motivates and influences members of the Diagnostic Imaging and Cath Lab Departments toward the achievement of desired objectives.

Effectively communicates with Board Members, Medical Staff, employees, patients and visitors.  Generates trust and respect through honest, candid, and courteous interaction with the administration, medical staff, employees and community.  Presents verbal and written ideas and information concisely, logically and effectively, keeping in mind intended audience.

Creates an atmosphere in which goals and objectives are met through teamwork and cooperation; holds reporting staff accountable for achieving desired goals and objectives.  Delegates duties appropriately to ensure maximum efficiency in the attainment of goals and objectives.

Makes good decisions by recognizing key issues, soliciting input when appropriate, identifying alternatives with the associated possible risks and gains, and choosing the alternative that best contributes to hospital goals and objectives.

Performs day-to-day management functions efficiently and effectively.  Also, effectively handles stressful situations.

Participates in professional growth and encourages professional growth in others

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1.                 Current Arizona (MRTBE) & ARRT licensure.

2.                 Knowledgeable in administrative, leadership, and organizational skills

3.                 Knowledgeable in diagnostic imaging practices and cath lab practices and regulatory standards

4.                 Strong written, verbal, and negotiating skills

Education and Training:

1.                 Credentialed as a Registered Radiologic Technologist.

2.                 Minimum or five (5) years managerial experience.

3.                 Possesses skill or is willing to learn modalities within scope of service.

4.                 State of Arizona (MRBTE) & ARRT licensure

75 FTEs.  The current Director retired.

Our 230+-bed non-profit medical center has grown into a facility capable of providing highly technical and specialized care not normally available to residents living in a rural setting.  Receiving the Governor’s Arizona Innovation Award, being named one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals in community value, and becoming Arizona’s first rural teaching hospital are the results of local leaders working to meet the healthcare needs of their community.  Because we focus on the work environment and embrace the concept of continuous improvement, we have also become a leader in patient satisfaction.

The town and the surrounding area has a population of about 40,000 people and is currently experiencing a growth rate of about 6% annually. It has a highly rated hospital and several medical facilities as well as major shopping areas(with more being added). The public school system offers several elementary schools, a junior high school, two high school campuses and there are also charter schools in the area. Post-secondary education is provided by Mohave Community College and a branch of Northern Arizona University.

Recreational opportunities include golf courses, parks and trail systems. The Hualapai, Cerbat and Black mountains that surround the area offer numerous recreational opportunities. Mohave County boasts 1,000 miles of shoreline on the Colorado River, which includes Lake Mead, Lake Havasu, and Lake Mohave. These areas provide fishing, boating, swimming, and other water sports.

Just east of the town is beautiful Hualapai Mountain Park, which is at an elevation of 6,700 feet. Offered there is overnight camping, picnicking, hiking and other activities.

Nearby there are ghost towns and old mining town sites including Oatman and Chloride. These places are interesting to visit and they help preserve the heritage of the area.

$85–$110K depending on education and experience

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