Director, Diagnostic Imaging


Oversees the diagnostic imaging department, providing vision, leadership and administrative direction for
staffing, strategic planning, budgeting, patient care and technology. Ensures compliance with hospital
guidelines and regulatory agencies at all times. Exercises independent judgment when recruiting, training,
coaching, supervising and responsibly directing assigned staff. Supervises and directs the activities of various
levels of assigned personnel using both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment.

Function: Clinical Care
Family: Diagnostic Imaging
Level: Director
FLSA: Exempt


Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
Master's Degree: Preferred
Minimum Work Experience:
Seven years' diagnostic imaging experience: Preferred
Five years' leadership experience: Preferred
Required Licenses:
Radiologic Technologist and Technician
Certification of Radiologic Technologists (CRT) in state of employment: Preferred
Refer to the Required Licenses and Certifications list for additional job and/or unit specific requirements.
Required Skills:
Refer to Job Analysis #02B for details regarding additional ability requirements.


Adheres to the Adventist Health Mission, Vision and Values statements. Complies with behavioral standards,
policies, procedures and handbooks established by the organization and their respective ministries. Abides by
the guiding principles of the Code of Conduct.


Supervises diagnostic imaging personnel, including recruiting, hiring, orientation, training and development,
scheduling and regular performance evaluation. Ensures optimum levels of staffing in accordance with
productivity targets. Responsible for clinical staff supervision.
Actively collaborates with the leadership team involved with hospital strategic planning to support the
department and overall organizational growth. Responsible for overall management and direction of imaging
modalities within the radiology discipline. Directs and implements management strategies for the provision of
Radiological and Diagnostic Imaging Services, such as nuclear medicine, MRI, radiology, CT, ultrasound and
mammography. Responsible for clinical staff supervision.
Develops, implements and oversees department salary, operation and capital budgets. Works collaboratively
with all internal and external customers, physicians, patients, and hospital departments to ensure customer
satisfaction. Utilizes experience, judgment and current practice standards to develop and accomplish goals
while ensuring compliance with regulatory and certifying standards.
Routinely monitors patient satisfaction. Ensures that patient care and imaging services meet safety and risk
management standards in addition to local, state and federal accreditation regulations.
Confirms that patient records and files are maintained in adherence to Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other patient confidentiality guidelines and regulations.
Oversees radiology IT systems, ensures proper maintenance and functioning of all radiology equipment and
confirms that the department is in compliance with radiation safety practices and regulations. Develops,
communicates and monitors department policies and procedures.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


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