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Ultrasound Jobs by ARDMS

Imaging and Pathology Director | Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center


San Francisco, California, This position directs the operations of all imaging departments to include the Vascular Lab, Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology along with X-ray, Breast Imaging Center, Computer Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (including Interventional MRI), PET/CT, Ultrasound and PACS (incl. EMR-EPIC Domain). Additional responsibilities include Radiation Safety and oversight of Pathology at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center. This position requires knowledge of regulations that govern a comprehensive Imaging department. Further, as the leader of a revenue-generating department, the candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of ICD-10 codes, charge masters, EMR (EPIC), staffing models/staffing grids. Other attributes for consideration are proficient in excel, finance, lean methodologies, writing pro forma for expansion or contraction of services, as well as new services in the interest of patient care, and excellent communication skills. Supervises the recruitment selection and evaluation of professional, technical and support personnel directly and through subordinate supervisory staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Directs and coordinates all diagnostic imaging, nursing and support services and programs of the Imaging Department, to include general diagnostic, Fluoroscopic, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance, Interventional Radiology, Vascular Lab, Cath Lab, PET/CT, Computed Tomography procedures; Breast Imaging Center, and Pathology; image results and generation, distribution security and storage. Develops, implements and evaluates departmental clinical and administrative policies and procedures in compliance with hospital standards, applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals and Titles 22, 17, and 10 requirements. Monitors all departmental quality assurance program; participates in quality assurance reviews. Supervises the recruitment selection and evaluation of professional, technical and support personnel directly and through subordinate supervisory staff; supervises the development of performance objectives for subordinate personnel and monitors performance against such objectives; assesses in-service education needs; develops, implements and monitors effective training programs. Additionally, disciplines staff/subordinates when applicable Develops, implements and monitors the annual departmental budget for personnel, equipment, supplies and services; develops fee schedules and assures prompt billing of hospital and professional fees that are compliant with HCFA regulations Implements and updates Quality and Performance Improvement programs through systematic analysis of services, performance measurements and implementation of effective solutions. Develops goals and objectives for the department. Assures effective radiation protection programs, serves as alternative Radiation Safety Officer; develops and maintains effective orientation and training programs. Develops resources, negotiates contract provisions, and monitors the acquisition of medical and non-medical equipment and supplies and awarding of contracts for goods and services; assists in feasibility analyses and development of specifications for the purchase of new and replacement equipment; negotiates and monitors service contracts and leases. The  Imaging and Pathology Director  (0933 Manager V) performs other duties as assigned or required.     How to Qualify MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1.        EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in health care or business administration; AND 2.        EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years as an administrator in a Radiology department of a general acute care hospital which must include three (3) years supervising licensed professionals; AND 3.        LICENSE:  State of California Radiology Technologist (CRT) AND current registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART) OR Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) OR American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).  SUBSTITUTION:  Two (2) years of additional experience as an Administrator in a Radiology department of a general acute care hospital may be substituted for the educational requirement.  One (1) year (2,000 hours) of work experience is equivalent to 30 Semester Credits or 45 Quarter Credits. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ·         Supervisory/management experience in a hospital union environment Pension

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US helps determine pregnancy risk based on IUD position


Research presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting found that women with improperly positioned intrauterine devices had a higher chance of getting pregnant within a year of ultrasound assessment. However, the findings revealed no significant differences between properly positioned and malpositioned IUDs for pregnancy rates with IUD in situ after expulsion or after removal. Healio (free registration) (5/13)