Director - Imaging Informatics, Columbus, OH
Director - Imaging Informatics (Job Opening 453797) - SCOPE OF POSITION The Imaging Informatics Department is responsible for assuring that the clinical cardiology, general diagnostic imaging and imaging reporting systems that are used within the Medical Center are safe and effective. This includes all aspects of training, acquisition, implementation, maintenance and repair of the equipment. The staff of Imaging Informatics works with Clinical Departments, Clinical Engineering, Information Technology, Medical Information Management and hospital staff to ensure the integrity of the Imaging systems. Imaging Informatics staff is involved in the ongoing task of evaluating workflow and application capability to maximize the use of the available technology. Clinical image viewing, reporting systems are used throughout the Enterprise for processing and storing all imaging-related patient activities, as well as maintaining medical record/image information specific to imaging areas. These sites include, OSU Hospital and East Hospitals, Stephanie Speilman Comprehensive Breast Center, Stoneridge Imaging, Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza Imaging Center, Maternal/Fetal Medicine, Ear and Eye Institute, CarePoints at Gahanna, Lewis Center, East and Ultrasound services. The PACS network is used throughout the enterprise for storage, viewing and diagnostic reporting of patient images. POSITION SUMMARY Directs staff responsible for partnering and consulting with patient care services in the planning, design, development, implementation, functionality and evaluation of integrated clinical imaging systems that support and enhance clinical practice, administrative and management needs and patient outcomes. Oversees the development and implementation of the overall strategic vision and integration of broad range ideas regarding clinical imaging systems capabilities. Consults on major initiatives and projects, including multiple departments, service lines, platforms, and various administrative interfaces regarding the integration of clinical imaging technology with overall healthcare solutions. Provides direction and insight to leaders, peers and team members regarding the identification and alignment of strategic imaging systems requirements with evolving business/healthcare opportunities. The Imaging Informatics Director is responsible for integrating services within the department and with other departments; develop and implement policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of the department?s services; continually assess and improve the departments performance/maintain appropriate quality control programs, provide orientation and training, continuing education opportunities of personnel within the department, and ensure compliance with appropriate patient care and business practices. The Imaging Informatics Department is responsible for assuring that the clinical diagnostic and research images and its reporting systems that are used throughout the enterprise are safe and effective. This includes all aspects of training, acquisition, implementation, maintenance of imaging systems. The staff of Imaging Informatics works with multiple hospital and university departments, Clinical Engineering, Information Technology and hospital staff to ensure the integrity of the imaging systems. Imaging Informatics staff is involved in the ongoing task of evaluating and optimizing the current workflow and application capability to maximize the use of the available technologies.
Education and experience
Master's Degree; five years or greater experience in clinical imaging or informatics. - Five years management experience. - Extensive experience in clinical imaging or informatics - Extensive planning and budgeting enterprise application system and infrastructure environment - Extensive organizational skills and experience with project management methodologies - Extensive knowledge of application logic, analysis, specification design - Extensive knowledge and experience with hospital systems and business practices - Experience managing large teams in complex enterprise-level implementations - Ability to be part of cross-departmental and cross-functional teams, and participate in the organization and execution of projects.