Director - Radiology Operations, IS, and Strategy (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Radiology
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Req: 17108
FTE: 1


1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

The Director of Radiology Operations, IS, and Strategy is responsible for streamlining Radiology patient care operations and Information Systems, supporting strategic planning for Diagnostic Imaging Services. Develops and manages the department capital and operating budgets for all radiology systems and equipment. Develops, plans, and implements strategies to ensure cost control and revenue enhancements. Directs operations including vendor relations, contract negotiations, system design and development, maintenance and administration, and delivery of services. Drives activities to ensure effective planning, implementation, and continued maintenance of Radiology systems/equipment that ensure quality and safe patient care. Responsible for various reporting related to regulatory and/or other annual reporting.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.

  • Partners in the development of strategic plans and leads improvements to LPCHS' patient care operations and information systems. Provides the tactical strategy to implement new systems/equipment for diagnostic imaging services to reduce delays, improve safety, and increase capacity and volumes.

  • Collaborates with Executive Leadership and Business Manager in developing annual and long-term plans. Drives a progressive approach to diagnostic imaging strategy, development, and implementation.

  • Sets Priorities and manages and allocates resources to align with departmental and organizational needs.

  • Evaluates market trends for new imaging systems/equipment. Assesses the effectiveness of current equipment serving our patient population. Makes recommendations to support Radiology’s capital equipment strategy to support imaging services and volumes.

  • Oversees installation of new imaging equipment as well as maintenance of current equipment. Supports the development and execution of Radiology’s capital equipment strategy.

  • Leads and manages the design and administration of all equipment policies and procedures including developing strategies and recommendations based on hospital needs and/or regulatory/equipment changes. Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Keeps leadership informed of new developments and disseminate the information as necessary.

  • Negotiates contracts for services with outside equipment vendors to obtain cost-effective, maximum coverage for our equipment. Selects and manages vendors and the relationships to ensure optimum efficiency. Manages relationships with outside vendors to ensure maximum equipment performance and operation and that all contract terms are effectively administered, maintained, and updated. Evaluates vendor performance, provides improvement feedback, and makes changes as necessary.

  • Manages and develops the performance and behavior of team through establishing expectations, performance standards, and ongoing coaching/feedback. Mentors, develops, and grows the functions to ensure a high level of customer service.

  • Collaborates with Executive Director and Vice President to prepare, analyze, and present budget and get requests approved. Manages department budget and expenses by reviewing plan design objectives, utilization trends, expense projections and recommending alternative options to Radiology management.

  • Leads the implementation of research trials and studies to enable medical advancements. Supports ongoing development and troubleshooting of imaging techniques to improve quality outcomes for patients.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

License/Certification: Registry of Radiologic Technologists, (A.R.R.T.)

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to develop long-range business plans and strategies.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation.

  • Ability to negotiate with and influences others internally and externally; including executives within the organization and vendors/or regulators

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.

  • Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues.

  • Ability to provide leadership and influence others.

  • Ability to use judgment and make sound decisions.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.

  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.


 Physical Requirements and Working Conditions


The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 


Pay Range

Compensation is based on the level and requirements of the role.

Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, location, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Typically, new team members join at the minimum to mid salary range.

Minimum to Midpoint Range (1.0 FTE): $151,590.40 to $201,000.80

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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