Manages the operational activities of the Advanced Imaging and Analytics Laboratory. Exercises critical thinking skills toward decision making which effectively addresses personnel management use of resources quality of services and fiscal management.
Plans directs and coordinates the work of assigned staff who perform radiographic image post-processing and imaging research. Leads the use of advanced visualization tools for enhancement reconstruction and analysis of imaging data; advanced analytical data mining; presentation and distribution; and integration of AI tools into the imaging process.
Leads the team responsible for producing 3D images from CT MRI and PET datasets for visualization of anatomic structures functional imaging and delineation of physiologic and pathologic processes.
Creates innovative services and carries out the vision of the program. Communicates effectively with internal technical and clinical staff along with an array of physicians and researchers.
Markets services to physicians organization-wide. Trains physicians technologists and researchers in the use of advanced imaging data evaluation and analysis tools. Reviews daily worklists and contacts appropriate physicians to ensure that services are ordered appropriately
Provides input in the planning and development of goals for the department. Actively participates in developing and supporting policies and procedures for the department. Advises and assists as needed on overall department policy development.
Researches information required to prepare departmental budgets. Works with the department Director as needed to finalize capital and operating budgets. Develops annual operating budget and determines and recommends expenditure priorities relative to anticipated demand for services.
Evaluates the day-to-day operational dynamics of the Advanced Imaging and Analytics Laboratory with respect to efficiency of staff and quality of services. Uses resources and makes operational changes as necessary to optimize resources measured against demands for timely high quality services.
Ensures the proper calibration maintenance and repair of all equipment. Works with vendors and the appropriate hospital department and personnel to secure records and documentation regarding equipment maintenance and calibration. Keeps current with new procedures imaging protocols equipment methods and practices.
Maintains regular contact with hospital departments and personnel to gather and exchange information regarding the efficiency and quality of operations. Evaluates the need to adjust services and operations to meet new expectations and resolve operating difficulties.
Knowledge of diagnostic imaging procedures is required
Ability to manage very large and sophisticated data sets
Intermediate computer programming capabilities
Good understanding of research processes systems and organization
High-level of understanding of anatomy and physiology and pathophysiology required to understand image data sets
Team-oriented with the ability to work well with departmental chairs vice chairs and physician directors across the organization
These skills can be obtained via a clinical degree in medical imaging or a degree in computer science degree or a related field.
Experience developing an imaging lab preferred
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Exposed to radioactive materials and contact with patients who have various diseases. Hazards are minimized by adherence to established safety precautions.
Movement of imaging equipment as prescribed by vendors and lifting/positioning patients while exercising reasonable rules of body mechanics.
Supervisory responsibility for 2 FTEs
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence
Work Type: Full Time