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Dir Site Imaging Services

Wellstar North Fulton Hospital • Roswell, GA • Leadership • 114530 • Days • Full-Time


The Director of Site Imaging Services reports to a member of the Facility Senior Leadership Team and 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 Responsibilites 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 for All Jobs

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct.

  • Qualifications

    Required Minimum Education

  • A graduate of AMA approved Medical Imaging Program Required and
  • Baccalaureate degree required, preferably in Health Care Administration or related allied health field Required and
  • Master's Degree in Health Administration or related field or MBA Preferred

  • Required Minimum Experience

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

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

  • Registered Medical Sonographer 1.00 Required 1.00
  • Certified MRI Technologist 1.00 Required 1.00
  • ARRT Computed Tomography 1.00 Required 1.00
  • ARRT Magnetic Resonance Imagin 1.00 Required 1.00
  • ARRT Nuclear Technology 1.00 Required 1.00
  • ARRT Radiography 1.00 Required 1.00
  • ARRT Sonography 1.00 Required 1.00
  • Cert Nuclear Med Tech 1.00 Required 1.00
  • Basic Life Support 2.00 Preferred 2.00
  • BLS - Instructor Preferred
  • BLS - Provisional Preferred

  • Additional Licenses and Certifications

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