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Director, Site Imaging Services

Wellstar MCG Health • Augusta, Georgia • Day Shift • Full Time • JR-10225

Overview

When you join one of Georgia's largest and most integrated health systems, you'll be a fundamental part of our commitment to providing personalized care for patients at every age and stage of life. Nationally ranked and locally recognized for our high-quality care and inclusive culture, Wellstar empowers our teams to work as one to improve the health and well-being of the individuals and communities we serve.

  • Full Time
  • Day Shift
  • 6+ years of experience

Success Profile

Find out what it takes to succeed as a Director, Site Imaging Services:

  • Leader
  • Compassionate
  • Patient
  • Problem Solver
  • Communicator
  • Technologically Savvy

Hear From Our Team Members

Corporate

“Wellstar provides me with a platform to excel in patient care. I am able to provide quality sonograms, create calm, compassionate and inviting atmospheres, and engage with patients at their need levels. In essence, I am able to do what I love, providing patients with an excellent, total healthcare experience.”

Collette
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Corporate

“I like to take time out of my day to chat with patients whenever possible. I am extremely passionate about being able to positively affect patient’s lives. Having this opportunity is definitely the best part of my job at Wellstar.”

Desiree
CT Technologist

Benefits that Reflect Your Contributions

  • Your Pay

    A compensation program designed for fair and equitable pay.

  • Your Future

    Secure your future with plans that also include an employer match. Plans and guidance for the future.

  • Your Wellness

    Traditional healthcare benefits combined with progressive wellness programs to help you be your best self!.

  • Your Joy

    Special and unique benefits and programs ensuring a balanced life and a workplace culture built on trust.

Job Details

Facility: Wellstar MCG Health

Job Summary:


The Director of Site Imaging Services at Wellstar MCG Health is located in Augusta, Georgia and reports to the Chief Nursing Officer. This leader provides operational management for all Medical Imaging modalities at the facility and any Outpatient Imaging Centers associated with the main facility.

The Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with all Local, State, and Federal agencies rules and regulations. They are also responsible for ensuring that all accrediting bodies quality standards and rules and regulations are compliant. He/she is responsible for holding staff accountable for image quality, selection of appropriate technique or protocol. Promotes utilization of low-dose techniques and proper positioning.

Develops, interprets and implements budgets and strategic, long-term plans. Ensures that quality services are provided per established policies and procedures. He/she is responsible for performing a wide variety of management tasks requiring independent judgement, ingenuity and initiative. The Director can independently perform job functions. This leader should have a comprehensive operational understanding of hospital inpatient and outpatient imaging departments and equipment planning.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:


Financial Accountability/Leadership

- Holds leaders accountable for knowing what variances are occurring in their operational areas of oversight based on budgeted projections versus actual numbers.
- Works closely with Business Development Consultants to mitigate issues brought forward by medical staff, referring physician practices and their office staff.
- Actively engaged with the community and its needs, brings ideas for new Imaging opportunities to senior leadership.
- Holds leaders accountable for maintaining imaging equipment utilized in the Medical Imaging department to ensure they are being in properly maintained and inspected, which will limit the amount of downtime and potential for lost revenue.
- Ensures that all imaging equipment is ACR accredited in a timely manner.
- Accountable for updating managed care websites in a timely manner when equipment or staffing changes, or delegates and holds staff accountable.
- Holds staff accountable for charging exams and supplies used at the time of service.
- Actively engaged with Enterprise Imaging (PACS) staff at facility and manages any concerns appropriately.
- Handles day to day operational duties within areas of responsibility.
- Collaborates with facility leadership in moving the strategic plan forward for the facility. Manages strategic planning for Medical Imaging

- Able to manage and stay on point when new equipment is being delivered and installed, including completing all state notifications and ACR accreditation submission.
- Works collaboratively with the Facilities Engineering Department on capital equipment installment, when the on-site facility engineering department is handling the project.
- Collaborates with System Medical Imaging Department leaders on capital equipment selection and subsequent purchase/installation.
- Actively engaged in new projects affecting their facility, such as new health parks, new imaging centers, acquisitions of practices with Imaging, etc.…
- Understands that maintaining a positive collegial relationship with other department leaders will move the facility mission forward.

Required Minimum Education:


A graduate of AMA approved Medical Imaging Program is required.
Baccalaureate degree is required, preferably in Health Care Administration or related allied health field is required.

Master's Degree in Health Administration or related field or MBA is preferred.

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):

At least one of the following: ARDMS, ARRT (R) (N) (MR) (CT) (US) or NMTCB = CNMT, ARMRIT is required.

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

One of the following is preferred:
Basic Life Support
BLS - Instructor
BLS - Provisional

Required Minimum Experience:


Seven (7) to ten (10) years of radiology experience, five (5) years progressive leadership experience in radiology in the healthcare setting is required.

Required Minimum Skills:


Performance management skills, sound financial judgement, strategic planning, communication skills, knowledge of industry standards, leadership and interpersonal skills.
Must possess analytical skills to solve technical problems as well as abstract reasoning skills to define course of actions when information is vague or unclear.
Organizational skills that enable the individual to react and perform under stress and emergency situations and to manage two to three activities at one time on an on-going basis.
Management skills to effectively lead employees in a task-oriented environment, time management skills to meet scheduled and non-scheduled operational deadlines, analytical skills to prepare and manage budget.
Excellent negotiation skills and equipment/product knowledge to maintain competitive edge in technology.
Lean Six Sigma/Process Improvement experience preferred.
The individual must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude.

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Mission, Vision & Values

At a time when the healthcare industry is changing rapidly, Wellstar remains committed to exceeding patients’ and team members’ expectations, while transforming healthcare delivery.

Our Mission

To enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve.

Our Vision

Deliver worldclass health care to every person, every time.

Our Values

  • We serve with compassion

  • We pursue excellence

  • We honor every voice

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