Northwell Health Administrative Director, Radiology in Forest Hills, New York

Req Number 001VCX

Job Category General Administration

Job Description

In the role of Administrative Director of Radiology, you will direct, plan, organize and evaluate the staff and activities of the Radiology Department. You will also manage staff and recommend/implement appropriate policies and procedures. Further, you will ensure licensed, registered and/or certified employees maintain current and active credentials.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Plans, directs and evaluates all the technical aspects of the department's services and programs.

  • Meets with vendors to gather required information needed to perform equipment evaluation for potential purchases.

  • Performs continuous monitoring of the quality of service given by vendors who have service contracts and warranties with the Hospital.

  • Reviews the demand for services and evaluates/assesses the potential expansion of the radiology service.

  • Maintains responsibility for the preparation and management of the department's personnel, supplies and equipment budgets.

  • Evaluates the technical, clerical and auxiliary staffing requirements necessary to provide quality patient care and to perform services rendered by Radiology department in an efficient and productive manner.

  • Maintains proper staffing levels.

  • Collaborates with radiology supervisors to develop standards for recruitment, interviewing and development of staff.

  • Assists in the coordination of in-service and continuing education programs for staff to ensure technical quality of films and quality patient care is rendered.

  • Performs recruitment of radiology personnel and recommends/authorizes the promotions, transfers, and hiring of Radiology Technologists, clerical and auxiliary staff.

  • Ensures timely completion of the staff competency assessments and performance evaluations.

  • Coordinates and organizes the planning and construction for replacement and new equipment and installations.

  • Plans and organizes the space requirements.

  • Obtains the architectural drawings for the project.

  • Sets timetable for the project and prepares staff for changes in scheduling or triage of the radiology procedures prior to the construction.

  • Resolves problems requiring administrative authority or professional knowledge and outlines policies, procedures and methods for resolving lesser problems by subordinate staff.

  • Informs supervisory staff of proper Hospital procedure and department procedure when dealing with different departmental and personnel issues.

  • Offers assistance and guidance to staff. Promotes the idea that all of the staff, particularly the supervisory staff, extends courtesy and consideration to others.

  • Delegates duties and responsibilities to staff.

  • Prepares reports and documents for the C.O.N. applications.

  • Identifies the trends for demand of radiology services.

  • Evaluates the department statistics.

  • Supplies technical information and materials and helps prepare application justifications for equipment.

  • Coordinates Quality Control and Quality Assurance activities.

  • Incorporates the departmental statistics into the Q.A. Committee and Utilization Committee and identifies quality indicators.

  • Organizes the In-house equipment maintenance programs to ensure testing procedures are performed and equipment is maintained.

  • Ensures proper logs are maintained of these various testing procedures.

  • Directs the student Radiologic Technology Program.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Science in Radiology Technology or related field, required. Graduate studies in Business Administration or Health Care Administration, preferred.

  • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist, required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible leadership experience in Radiology Technology.

Our Culture  

                                              

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at Northwell Health each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow.

Please note: Northwell Health is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.