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Pella Regional Health Center Director of Medical Imaging in Pella, Iowa

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Current AART registration.

Iowa Radiology Licensure.

Bachelor’s degree required. Master's Degree preferred.

Recent management in an acute hospital. At least 3 years progressively responsible experience in an acute setting as a technologist.

Knowledge of JCAHO 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.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Chief Ancillary Services Officer

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