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Director of Outpatient Imaging (SDI)

Company: Northbay Healthcare
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

At NorthBay Healthcare the Director of Outpatient Imaging is responsible for management (e.g., administrative, operational, financial) of Solano Diagnostic Imaging (SDI), which encompasses all outpatient imaging services for NorthBay Healthcare (NorthBay), at multiple sites. Imaging modalities include CT, X-ray, mammography, bone density (Dexa), ultrasound, stereotactic and MRI guided breast biopsies, PET and all diagnostic and treatment modalities. In addition, the Director is responsible for inpatient and outpatient MRI services, as SDI provides MRI services for hospital operations. SDI is a busy outpatient imaging business (performing - 70,000 exams each year), and it is important that the business reflect efficient, standardized operations and throughput, timely responsiveness to referring physicians, and exemplary levels of quality and patient satisfaction.The Director is therefore responsible for ensuring optimal operational and clinical performance levels, as well as meeting annual budget (e.g., revenue and expense) goals. In addition, the Director is responsible for supervision of SDI's manager(s) and staff, including recruitment, training and day-day management, as well as ensuring proactive, consistent coordination with hospital and ambulatory (e.g., NorthBay Medical Group) operations, and Information Technology.The Director is also responsible for financial management, including alignment with SDI's outsourced revenue cycle management firm (e.g., to effectively and efficiently transmit all patient demographic and insurance information for optimal charge entry, billing and collections), as well as Third Party Contracting (to ensure optimal negotiation of insurance contracts and corresponding payer mix management). Finally, working with the Outpatient Imaging Medical Director and other internal NorthBay resources, the Director is responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations of federal and state statutes, Medicare Rules of participation, and the accreditation standards governing the provision of Diagnostic Imaging Services.
Education: Bachelor's degree in healthcare (e.g., nursing), engineering, healthcare/business administration, public health or a related field is required. Master's degree is highly preferred.Experience/Skills: The following qualifications are required.

  • Possession of current license, certificate or registration in one of the disciplines of Diagnostic Imaging (CRT, CRTNM or ARDMS ) preferred.
  • Five to six (5-6) or more years of progressive management experience, at least 2 in the discipline.
  • Demonstrated track record building and managing imaging services teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership, facilitation, networking skills and the ability to apply a consistently high level of emotional intelligence. Demonstrated experience interacting with physicians and hospital and ambulatory operations leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing imaging workflows and supporting them with information technology.
  • Demonstrated analytical and financial management skills, including developing/managing operating and capital budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and monitoring revenue cycle management metrics to ensure accurate charge entry and support collections (payer and patient). Demonstrated effective project and change management skills.Interpersonal Skills: Adherence to the NorthBay Way. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence.
    NorthBay Healthcare provides sophisticated healthcare services not only in our two hospitals - NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield and NorthBay VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville California - but in our primary care and specialty care practices. From oncology to open heart surgery, and from birth through the end of life, NorthBay Healthcare has teams of medical experts ready to assist in your care.It is our goal to exude warmth and caring as we meet and greet patients, family and visitors in our hospitals and medical offices. Our dedication to our patients continues throughout their healthcare journey.

Keywords: Northbay Healthcare, Fairfield , Director of Outpatient Imaging (SDI), Executive , Fairfield, California

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