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Assistant Director Diagnostic Imaging Services-Med Off

Location: Bakersfield, California;

Job ID : 546729


Manages the daily operations of assigned areas/modalities or assists the Director in managing the daily operations of a smaller department. Either role/function is in an outpatient diagnostic imaging department (eg: Antelope Valley/Kern County). Manages all administrative, clinical, technical and clerical operations of the assigned areas to ensure quality, access, patient care and budget goals are achieved; provides Diagnostic Imaging Services which are integrated with departmental, service line and organizational/strategic goals and objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:
- Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
- Assists the Diagnostic Imaging Services Director in meeting the clinical needs of physicians, staff and members, as well as developing a strategy to integrate diagnostic imaging services.
- Manages the daily operations of assigned areas, or assists the Director in managing daily operations of a small department by maintaining appropriate schedules (both staffing and patient), and monitoring performance improvement, safety, quality and regulatory standards.
- Participates in the planning of major facilities construction/renovation projects to ensure the safe and effective placement of imaging equipment and efficiency of operations.
- Ensures equipment and procedures are safe, functional, and capable of meeting the diagnostic needs of the medical staff in a timely manner.
- Develops and monitors payroll and non-payroll budgets for the assigned areas.
- Identifies opportunities to reduce costs and implements appropriate actions, policies and procedures.
- Manages union supervisors and staff and resolves human resources, labor relations, employee and safety issues.
- Selects and trains technical and administrative imaging staff.
- Monitors staff performance and participates with the Chief and Director in the development of competencies, performance standards and imaging protocols/standards.
- Develops and implements a plan for equipment procurement, maintenance and replacement.
- Keeps abreast of new developments in diagnostic imaging technology and makes recommendations on the acquisition and implementation of new technology.
- Accountable for adherence to state and federal rules and regulations on safety and quality assurance.
- Ensures compliance with federal, state and local agencies.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience as a staff technologist in a diagnostic imaging modality.
- Bachelor's degree in radiologic technology or other imaging discipline, health care, business or health services administration OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT-R) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), OR,
- Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers OR,
- Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) OR,
- Registration registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist (ARRT-N) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) OR,
- Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMTCB) by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board.

Additional Requirements:
- Recent (within past three years) supervisory or leadership experience in diagnostic imaging operations in an ambulatory or medical center diagnostic imaging department.
- Demonstrated strong communication skills, labor relations and human relations skills essential.
- Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local regulatory standards required.
- Computer and standard software package skills required.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Working knowledge and experience in a high volume imaging department preferred.
- Experience managing in a union environment strongly preferred.

Primary Location:California,Bakersfield,Stockdale Medical Offices 3501 Stockdale Hwy.

Scheduled Hours (1-40):40


Working Days:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri


Job Type:Standard

Employee Status:Regular

Employee Group:Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt

Job Level:Director/Senior Director

Job:Imaging / Radiology

Public Department Name:Diagnostic Imaging

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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