As the Director of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology for the largest hospital in New Jersey, you will have responsibility over the divisions of diagnostic radiology, MRI, nuclear medicine/cardiology, mammography, ultrasound, computerized tomography, and interventional radiology. This highly visible positon reports to the Chief Operating Officer and will oversee the clinical and business operations of a department which has seen millions of dollars of capital investment over the last 24 months. Highly competitive candidates will have a mix of critical thinking, staff development and mentorship as well as strong interpersonal communication skills to continue to help transform the department. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree as well as a current NJ License in a Diagnostic Radiography field or Nuclear Medicine. Current ARRT certification as well as an advanced degree are highly preferred.
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Exercises administrative responsibility for the Department of Radiology including the Divisions of Diagnostic
Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Echocardiography, and Computerized Tomography. Works in close
cooperation with the Medical Director of Radiology. Plans, directs and supervises all non-physician personnel
in the Department. Acts as liaison to the Medical Staff. Assures that the services, functions, and policies of
the department are consistent with the mission and goals of the Medical Center.
Communication: Strong written and verbal skills are demonstrated in reports, correspondence and presentations. Ensures staff are kept informed of Medical Center and departmental priorities. Communicates vision statement and goals and demonstrates commitment toward their achievement.
Professional Development: Participates in conferences, workshops, and other professional development activities to maintain licensure and/or remain professionally current with advances in field of expertise.
Staff Development: Ensures staff receive mandated in-servicing in Safety, Quality Assurance, Risk Management, Customer Service, Infection Control and any other in-service that may apply.
Problem Solving: Recommendations and decision making reflect strong analytical skills and focus on quality, cost containment, and impact of change on other departments.
Customer Service Management: Incorporates the Medical Center's Customer Service goals in developing and/or revising departmental policies and systems. Continually reviews the service delivery process to exceed customer expectations. Is perceived as a role model by staff, peers in customer service leadership.
Project Management: Participates in multidisciplinary task forces, committees and projects, demonstrating team spirit and ability to work with different internal customers. When leading a project team demonstrates the ability to bring together different views and skills toward timely and effective completion of project objectives.
Clinical Leadership: Clinical management staff provide clinical supervision. Leads clinical (treatment) planning meetings. Provide inservice training and maintenance of clinical standards. May provide leadership for hospital-wide clinically oriented committees.
CODE JOB FUNCTIONS (see attached list of ADA Reason Codes)
Plans, directs and coordinates administrative functions of the Department which impact upon Departmental personnel.
Selects, hires and supervises senior departmental staff (e.g., Technical, Clinical Coordinators); initiates disciplinary action, including terminations; carries out annual performance appraisal of employees recommending promotions, raises, etc.
Establishes and monitors work schedules for all non-physician Departmental personnel.
Conceives and implements policy changes for the Department including introduction of new programs.
Assures that Radiologic services are maintained in accordance with standards established by the Hospital, State, local and Federal authorities.
Advises and makes recommendations regarding equipment modifications, purchases and contractual agreements. Monitors Departmental purchases.
Prepares departmental expense budget; monitors budget performance throughout the year to ensure department is operating within budget guidelines.
Establishes a capital budget by selecting and recommending purchase of equipment and other items necessary to move the department forward in technology and improve departmental efficiency.
Performs analysis to determine cost appropriateness of new programs.
Works closely with Medical Director of Radiology and maintains frequent contact with the other Medical Service Directors to secure cooperation in the application of administrative practices designed to increase program effectiveness, economy of operation and patient care.
Ensures established operating procedures required for gathering statistical information are in place.
Customer Service: respect, flexibility, knowledge, confidence, professionalism, pleasant attitude, patience and helpfulness. All responses should be timely, professional, caring, and respectful in accordance with Customer Service Performance expectations
Understands and adheres to the Medical Center’s Code of Conduct.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards. Assesses gaps in policies and procedures, and create necessary policies and procedures to fulfill these gaps.
Familiar with the Medical Center’s Mission, Vision, and Values Statements.
Radiology Department; contact with staff, patients, regulatory agencies, vendors.
Mainly sedentary but mobility required.
Internal Number: TC02
About Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC), a clinical affiliate of Rutgers, is a 1,070-bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 1916 to treat patients with contagious diseases, the Medical Center is both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in New Jersey and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation.
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, a not-for-profit safety net facility, provides high-quality comprehensive services, including acute care, behavioral health care, and long-term care to the greater Bergen County community. The Medical Center, including its Long-Term Care Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is one of the largest medical facilities providing a continuum of care for the behavioral health community.
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center offers acute medical services, including 24/7 emergency department, surgical suites, physical rehabilitation, pharmacy, laboratory, radiologic services (including digital mammography), and more than 26 medical specialties available through its Ambulatory Care Center. The Medical Center is a Veterans Choice Provider proudly serving the healthcare needs of veterans.