Oregon Health & Science University

General Radiology Manager

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2023-27528
Position Category
Radiology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Unclassified Administrative
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Salary Range
$99,341 - $168,854 per year
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Monday - Friday (with on-call hours and weekends)
Hours
Variable Day Shift Hours (with on-call hours)
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
No
LinkedIn Job Code
LI-DM2

Department Overview

OHSU is proud to be designated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Just 9 percent of U.S. healthcare organizations hold this designation. We pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades but also pushing a multifaceted mission that strives for excellence within the OHSU Culture.

 

OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage at low or no cost to employees
    • Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • Several retirement plans to choose from! – Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b, 401a and 457b)
  • Up to 200 hours (equal to 25 full days) a year of paid time off 
  • 96 hours of sick leave a year (prorated by FTE status)
  • Commuter subsidies
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Access to group life insurance, disability insurance and other supplemental benefits
  • Annual Raises
  • Employee discounts to local and major businesses
  • Childcare service discounts
  • Growth/Development Opportunities

We want you, apply and work with us today! https://www.ohsu.edu/

 

Under the general direction of both the Senior and Assistant Director of Diagnostic Imaging, the Manager of General Radiology is responsible for the daily leadership and operations management for the GenRad department and all locations where GenRad services are performed. While the range of duties and responsibilities is broad and varied, the position’s major responsibilities are managing all day-to-day operations including the delivery of care, human resource management, capital and operational budgeting, equipment oversight, financial management, Radiation Safety and all PI activities.

 

This position includes, but is not limited to the following direct and indirect responsibilities:

  • Management and supervision of Evening Shift GenRad Supervisor and Student Clinical Instructor.
  • Management and supervision of approximately 51 Radiology Technologists.
  • Provide daily oversight and participate in the daily operation and planning of the following equipment:
    • 15 C-arms, 5 General X-ray rooms, 4 RF Rooms and 11 digital portable units.
  • Coordination of all general x-ray department functions including general department operation and service to key areas including ED, OR, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (DCH), Physician’s Pavilion (PPV) an ambulatory clinic, and all Inpatient units.

The Manager is a positive, effective member of the Diagnostic Imaging Department’s senior management team, fostering a customer/patient focused perspective and ensuring a strong commitment to organizational service standards. The individual maintains collaborative multi-disciplinary relationships within and outside of the organization. Serves as an important member of the Department’s Senior Management team to address and resolve broad management/administrative issues such as planning for future programs and services, procedure coding and revenue capture, cost monitoring and control, patient scheduling, patient and staff safety, workflows, operational monitoring, regulatory compliance, public relations and the overall timeliness and quality of services provided to customers in assigned sections and across the department.

 

The Manager consults and collaborates with other members of OHSU leadership to ensure the effective integration of strategic objectives, performance management, PI and technological performance. This manager role is active within their respective modality and demonstrated by active participation in national and/or regional committee and/or presenting at industry related meetings.

Function/Duties of Position

Management of Staff and Service - Includes, but is not limited to:

  • Staff scheduling, workflow oversight and enhancement, rounding, and meeting participation.
  • Coordinating coverage for vacations, appointments, and any other outages during on duty and off duty hours;
  • Ensure compliance with hospital and university regulatory and safety requirements
  • Ensure compliance with staff credentials including licensure, registration and mandatory education.
  • Foster the OHSU Lean principles of OPEX with participation of daily department and appropriate inter-department huddles to ensure continuous improvement of daily work
  • Develop new standard operating procedures and department specific policy and procedures.
  • Perform and participate in supply chain assessment, department supply ordering and equipment inventory.
  • Orient/Onboarding applicants and/or new employees on the overall job requirements, policies and work procedures.
  • Overlook and make changes needed in oracle to HRE actions.
  • Interview and hire qualified job applicants.
  • Counsel employees on unsatisfactory performance and/or work behavior.
  • Responsible for staff retention, which includes ongoing staff monitoring and counseling employees at risk of ending their appointments
  • Administer formal disciplinary action, up to and including discharge
  • Prepare formal performance evaluations and/or GROW conversations, discuss performance results with employees, Medical Section Chief(s), and Director.
  • Delegate work duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintain time records and submit proper information to the payroll department.
  • Work in conjunction with Radiologist leaders and OHSU management and staff to develop materials used to teach the technological staff
  • Coordinate training of new staff technologists, maintain staff competency and coordinate the training necessary to keep technical staff current with the latest technological advances.
  • Ensure completion of annual competencies. Maintain training records.
  • Ensures department services are expediently delivered through effective organization of staff and workflow.
  • Resolves problems and communicates in a positive and effective manner with all staff, patients and visitors.
  • Oversees and ensures staff schedules are available according to schedule.
  • Provide regular staff/lead meetings and ensure written meeting minutes/summaries are maintained.

Staff Competency, Image Performance and Management - Includes, but is not limited to:

  • Ensures quality images are provided with accuracy, efficiency and timely follow through of exams.
  • Maintains level of technical knowledge and ability to provide imaging assistance in GenRad as necessary.
  • Ensures imaging equipment and work areas are neat and clean to meet compliance with all related regulatory standards
  • Demonstrates technical expertise to create and manage complex imaging protocols, and may include or delegate to technical staff.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of specific normal anatomy and abnormal pathology to aid in the diagnosis of disease. Must be able to decide on the completeness and quality of the patient’s studies when working independently of a Radiologist.
  • Demonstrates knowledge on patient positioning for GenRad. examination/procedures with a high regard for patient safety, care and comfort.
  • Demonstrates understanding of appropriate GenRad protocol for specific examinations.
  • Ensures all aspects of scanning duties, including data entry into the radiology information system and the hospital billing system are completed appropriately.
  • Demonstrates competent knowledge and skills in the use of all GenRad rooms and related ancillary equipment within the GenRad Department. Stays current in regards to new GenRad technology, hardware and software upgrades.
  • Meets all GenRad Technologist competencies.
  • This position also provides technical support and other related duties for GenRad clinical research studies.
  • Practices professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that leads to physician, patient and co-worker respect and confidence.

Department Senior Management/Leadership Responsibility - Includes, but is not limited to:

  • Engages with staff and participates in department recognition activities and events.
  • Responsible for knowledge and understanding of all represented employee contract agreements
  • Leads and participates department focused committees geared toward staff development, engagement and satisfaction.
  • Demonstrates support of OHSU, hospital and department policies, procedures and goals.
  • Supports management decisions in a positive manner.
  • Employs PI principals to promote staff involvement, customer service and departmental efficiency.
  • Applies OPEx leadership tools and concepts
  • Active participator in industry/modality specific committee, groups, meeting and/or presenting to the same.
  • Lead the team by example with professionalism in communication skills, personal appearance, and conduct that exudes confidence and respect for staff and all team members/colleagues.
  • Develop, review/revise department specific policies, procedures, and goals.
  • Ensure compliance with State, Federal and all related regulatory requirements. Including but not limited to DNV, ARRT and OBMI.
  • Participates in department level senior management team meetings and related functions.
  • Accountable for leadership and support of hospital and department mission, vision and values.

Management of Budget, Billing and Supplies - Includes, but is not limited to:

  • Assist in the preparation of the capital and operating budgets (revenue and expense) for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Analyze monthly operating and financial statements for areas of responsibility.
    Note variances in operating expense or revenue production, and determine actions to resolve variances when variances fall outside of limits of budget tolerance.
  • Responsible to meet budgetary targets including operating costs and revenue production.
  • Monitor flow of OHSU component patient charges and intervene as necessary to ensure timely, accurate and comprehensive flow of patient billing information.
  • Participate in the selection and initiate purchase of major and minor capital equipment items.
  • Responsible for acquiring, managing and ensuring optimal usage of consumable supply inventories for areas assigned.
  • Work to reduce inventories and reduce costs through standardization and selection of lowest cost supplies consistent with acceptable levels of quality.

Project Management – Includes but is not limited to:

  • Participation, support and completion of projects as assigned by the Department Leadership.
  • Participation on collaborative team in support of project development; project time lines; phase implementation and follow up
  • Development of department specific Policy/procedure through MCN

Provide Clinical Affiliation Oversight - Includes, but is not limited to:

  • Clinical Instructor Supervision - Supervise the Portland Community College / Oregon Institute of Technology student clincial program
  • Participate in student lectures, attend advisory meetings as appropriate, assist with student selections

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent years’ experience (3 years demonstrated progressive Imaging leadership)
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited diagnostic radiography program that meets current qualifications for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-R) registry/board examination.
  • Three years of Management /Supervisor experience.
  • Two years of professional experience as a Radiologic Technologist.
  • Working experience in Level 1 or Level 2 Trauma Center
  • Must have the ability to make independent decisions regarding patient care the completeness and appropriateness of exams ordered. Must have good judgement and have critical thinking skills.
  • ARRT Registered in Radiography
  • OBMI License
  • Valid, OHSU-approved Basic Life Support CPR card
  • Compliance with Code of Conduct, Respect in the workplace and Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • CRA

Additional Details

Pay Range: $99,341 - $168,854 per year

  • Full-time position, with flexible work schedule and extended hours as required. This position works in a busy environment with many interruptions, multiple demands and people interactions. It requires being exposed to noise, radiation, and human tissue/fluids. Must be able to be an On-Call Administrator on Duty rotation after hours and weekends approximately 6 -7 weeks per year.
  • Ability to speak clearly, demonstrate patience and understanding of patients' needs. Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of patients and internal customers. Use of personal computers, smart phones, I-Pad, Vocera or assocaited communication devices. Must be able to move around work area continually, lift up to 30 lbs. and carry 20 ft., continual keyboard operation and rapid mental / hand / eye coordination. Must have ability to stand, lift, and move patients.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

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