Manager - CT/MRI Imaging Services - Radiology Administration (1.0 FTE, Days)

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Category: Radiology
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Req: 17594
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 CT/MRI Manager is responsible for the overall management of CT and MRI departments and co-manages the PET-MRI program. The CT/MRI Manager will partner with radiology nursing leaders and support radiology nursing. Primary duties include designing, monitoring, and managing departments to provide and promote high quality, safe, efficient, cost-effective services in compliance with hospital, accrediting, and regulatory requirements. The CT/MRI Manager also manages assigned staff and utilization of resources within assigned areas to meet financial and productivity standards, quality standards and strategic goals of the department and hospital. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring/firing, scheduling, performance evaluations, quality reviews, staff education, coaching, development, support and promotion of customer relations, strategic planning & initiatives, and monitoring of activities to ensure performance standards are achieved.

In collaboration with the CT and MRI Medical Director, the CT/MRI Manager develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and complex imaging equipment. The CT/MRI Manager provides input to the development of business plans, leads projects, member of departmental committees, workgroups, and Performance Improvement teams. The manager identifies and resolves technical, operational, and strategic issues. The CT/MRI Manager is responsible for creating mission and vision objectives executable by the coaching and empowerment of the team.  The CT/MRI Manager reports directly to the Executive Director of Radiology and collaborates closely with the CT and MRI Medical Director.


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.

  • Manages directly, and through assistant manager and supervisors, the effective delivery of quality Radiology services for assigned technical areas; meeting customer needs, department standards, policies and procedures, community standards and regulatory agency requirements for assigned areas within Radiology.

  • Hires, evaluates the performance of and implements corrective action, up to and including termination, for assigned staff as necessary. Addresses individual staff performance problems as needed; directs the design and implementation of corrective action plan where performance is an issue. Assures staff competency to handle technical responsibilities by developing competency standards and measurement tools and assuring that staff is appropriately licensed, certified, trained and reviewed.

  • Strategically assesses the effectiveness of current programs in achieving department and organizational objectives. Identifies best practices and benchmarks and develops recommendations for modifications to align to strategy and business goals.

  • Develops, implements, monitors, and continuously improves technical, clinical policies and procedures and instrumentation as required. Standardizes and consolidates technical processes and efforts when appropriate. Develops and maintains an effective and efficient system of information, records, and reports, utilizing manual and electronic systems.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of operating budgets and management decision making of overall resource requirements (e.g. people, systems, and equipment).

  • Collaborates with the Director and Executive Director to ensure that annual operating budgets are monitored and implemented to meet the financial goals of the organization, to meet or exceed budget targets and that budget variances are resolved or justified. Collaborates with Director and Executive Director to assist in the coordination and integration of capital budget requests and purchases. Leads efforts to achieve cost standards and operational targets.

  • Leads efforts to identify and communicate all variances to schedule and budget targets to the Executive Director. Presents solutions to correct variances and communicates delays to appropriate individuals.

  • Plans and manages the implementation and maintenance of clinical equipment for the assigned technical areas. Supports and collaborates with the Executive Director, physician leadership and other managers to implement new services and programs. Evaluates space and utility requirements needed to meet the needs of the Radiology Department.

  • Develops, implements, monitors, and continuously improves quality programs for assigned technical areas. Promotes continuous improvement in quality of Radiology services, service delivery, customer satisfaction, and cost effectiveness through coordination of quality and resource/risk management programs. Develops systematic methods of measuring satisfaction and quality of care.

  • Effectively manages and collaborates with vendors and external partners, including managing performance of contracts to ensure maximum values of services is delivered.

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 related field

Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible directly related work experience.

License/Certification: Current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

License/Certification: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - MRI


License/Certificate: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - CT


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. 

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

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

  • Knowledge of trends in health care

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

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate methods, processes and systems to improve efficiency of department operations.

  • Ability to plan and implement technical policies, procedures, and instrumentation.

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with hospital staff, physicians and the general public. 

  • Ability to organize work priorities and adjusting as circumstances require.

  • Ability to develop and implement improvement plans, and new processes.

  • Ability to develop financial budgets and manage expenses.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to provide leadership and influence others.

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.

  • Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues.

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): $134,888.00 to $178,869.60

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.