The MRI Technical Manager/Director is a position within the CUIMC Department of Radiology. In collaboration with the Medical Director, Practice Plan Director and Departmental leadership, the MRI Manager/Director will be responsible for ensuring delivery of consistent high-quality patient-centered care, and the coordination and supervision of staff and healthcare services throughout the Department.
Responsible for oversite of the clinical technologist staff, including on-boarding, training and supervising the technologists.
Participate in the development and implementation of clinical service programs, policies and procedures throughout the clinic, as well as quality improvement initiatives.
Manage the technical staff training and competency programs; participate in development and implementation of standardized protocols and efficent workflows.
Provide coverage for Director of Imaging Services when he/she is unavailable.
Monitor and organize Department resources to maximize productivity and ensure optimal patient outcomes.
Responsible for training current and new technical support staff on the use of systems/equipment and departmental policies and procedures.
Responsible for monitoring the timeliness of continuing education of technical staff and compliance with mandatory Medical Center education programs.
Communicate departmental changes to staff via staff meetings, huddles and email.
Responsible for overseeing and monitoring daily schedules for all sites, developing clinical workflows and coordinating technical staffing needs of the practice.
Responsible for analyzing productivity reports, identifying trends proposing and implementing anticipated corrective actions.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and participating in professional societies.
Works with the Medical Director and Practice Plan Director on future MRI installations and upgrades.
Ensures all departments within Imaging areas are in compliance with all applicable polices, licensure and regulatory agencies.
Works with the medical director to establish quality improvement initiatives annually.
Travel is required to lead training and educational activities for all sites.
Performs additional duties as needed.
Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five years of related experience.
Current ARRT/MRI license. At least 4 years of management experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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