Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
This is a full-time role that will manage the imaging operations at Allegheny Valley Hospital and Forbes Hospital. AHN is an integrated health system dedicated to providing exceptional care to people in our communities. Our business also includes the Highmark Health Plan, one of America's largest Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers. We're 35,000 employees strong — and proud to be serving millions of customers across the U.S. every day.
In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, AHN shows employee appreciation through a comprehensive benefits package and access to wellness programs and resources.
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Provides operational and financial oversight of imaging departments for a region (Central/Academic, East, South, and Far North). Plans, directs, administers, monitors and evaluates the delivery of imaging services and is responsible for improving quality, operational efficiency, and productivity while providing cost savings and revenue enhancing services.
- Conducts assessments of department operations to identify opportunities for improvement in the areas of operational, quality, and process improvement, including patient access, care alignment, patient satisfaction, and revenue cycle. Identifies barriers and implements corrective action measures to ensure positive outcomes. (20%)
- Determines, justifies, negotiates and plans for new locations, equipment purchases, and program development across the region. Plans and monitors the opening of new facilities, equipment installations, and oversees proper working order of equipment. (20%)
- Develops, plans, and budgets on a strategic, tactical, and operational level for each location. Prepares capital and operational budgets and ensures that sections/department operates within allocated funds and productivity levels. (15%)
- Manages and monitors key financial and revenue cycle metrics, including staff hours, resource allocation, expense budget, patient volumes, and the revenue cycle process. Works to achieve volume and financial goals at site level, regional level, and network level. (15%)
- Oversees the recruitment, development, and retention of department personnel; provides feedback and conducts staff performance evaluations; determines leadership development plans and ensures overall staff competencies (technical proficiency). (15%)
- Assists in development and implementation of site-specific and network-wide policies / procedures / protocols / operating standards to meet regulatory requirements such as JCAHO, DOH, Medicare, NRC, FDA, and ACR. (10%)
- Proactively ensures appropriate levels of productivity, standardization of study and procedure times and protocols, and maximizes utilization and capacity with a focus on next appointment availability, ED TAT, and inpatient LOS. (5%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Bachelor's degree in radiologic sciences, healthcare administration, business administration, or related field
- 5 - 7 years progressively responsible experience in imaging
- 3 - 5 years managerial experience with multiple sites and departments
- Registered Technologist (RT) and/or full certification in a medical imaging specialty issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
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