Job Title : Head of Radiology Services
This position is responsible for directing the activities of the (Diagnostic) Imaging Department, through effective leadership and efficient, professional-level coordination of all personnel activities and operations within the various Branch Imaging Units;
ensuring quality service delivery, compliance and adherence to all safety regulations and statutory obligations by all the Hospital’s Imagining Units.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct patient assessments to determine appropriate radiological technique(s).
Evaluate accuracy and quality of images; provide technical advice and assistance to staff; provide advanced technical & professional advice and assistance in the conduct of more complex investigative examinations, review cases and reports produced by sonologists where required.
Coach and demonstrate new techniques, equipment and procedures to department staff
Provide superior support and reassurance to patients
Administrative / People Management :
Direct, coordinate and retain operational oversight of all personnel and activities of the Diagnostic Imaging Department through;
supervises a team of Consultant Radiologists, Senior Radiographers and other professionals to run, review & report diagnostic images in the Radiologists Imaging Report Suite.
Review work schedules and assign duties to Branch Imaging Units to sustain efficient patient flow and achieve production goals
Coach, mentor and manage the performance of team members (Consultant Radiologists / Senior Radiographers / Sonologists & various Assistants) across the Organization Develop and implement the Department Operational Plan each year;
provide reports on the department’s progress and evaluate / appraise the progress of the department’s employees
Coordinate the purchase of supplies and equipment. Develop the Department Budget and provide needed input to the Organization’s Operational Budget
Investigate and resolve escalated issues arising from patients’ complaints and units’ operations requiring coordination with other departments Safety :
Liaise with Branch Chief Radiologists and / or external consultants to implement and monitor radiation safety measures to ensure safety of patients, staff and compliance with regulatory requirements
Ensure organizational adherence to all Hospital Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety standards with regards to Radiology Imagining Services
Participate in self-development activities and company-organized training sessions to share knowledge, improve and reinforce job knowledge and skills
Performs any other duties as assigned by the Medical / Managing Director
Education, Qualifications & Experience Education
A Consultant Radiologist, with knowledge of the latest technological advances in Radiology and familiar with the performance of quality control Post Graduate Studies Relevant post-graduate or professional qualification / certification will be an definite advantage
Previous Experience :
A minimum of 7 years’ post-qualification, extensive professional experience in working in Radiology or Sonology practice with at least three (3) years in a supervisory or management role.