Responsible for direction and coordination of the personnel in the Medical Imaging Department. Activities include performance of x-rays and other imaging services to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Works closely with the Radiologist to provide appropriate services to patients. Ensures services are of the best quality, are cost contained and are carried out in an expeditious manner. Responsible for recognizing results or problems that require referral to the radiologist or a physician. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Formulates and adheres to a budget.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Chief Ancillary Services Officer
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Current AART registration.
Iowa Radiology Licensure.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred.
5+ years of management in acute hospital preferred.
Knowledge of TJC and state regulations.
Knowledge of reimbursement and billing practices preferred.
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Heart Code BLS required. New employees certify within three (3) months after hire date.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
Strong written and verbal skills.
Basic computer knowledge.
Ability to work with physicians in a collaborative manner.
Ability to communicate with tact and professionalism.
Able to provide on-site telephone or electronic consultation to resolve technical problems.
Excellent technologist skills.
About Pella Regional Health Center
Pella Regional Health Center is a private, non-profit provider of health care accredited by The Joint Commission. Since opening in 1960, Pella Regional has grown from a facility to care for the acutely ill to a system that includes the hospital, outpatient services and medical clinics. The hospital is operated as a Critical Access Hospital, staffing 25 acute-care beds. Pella Regional Health Center offers a wide range of quality health care services for every member of your family—through every phase of life. From newborns to seniors, we can accommodate your health care needs. Not only do we offer the latest in modern technology and medical procedures, we’re focused on providing compassionate care to our patients, residents and their families.
We have clinics in six communities (Bussey, Sully, Knoxville, Pella, Ottumwa, and Prairie City) and outpatient services like Hospice of Pella and Home Health Care that extend well beyond the walls of the hospital.