Program Director, Medical Imaging

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Program Director, Medical Imaging

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 25, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Flexible
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Program Director, Medical Imaging (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)

Competition #: 01473591
Bargaining Unit: NON-CONTRACT
Facility: Flexible
Department: IH VP CORP & CLIN SVCS


Position Summary
Interior Health is seeking an experienced health care professional with exceptional leadership skills to lead and provide transformational and strategic direction to an amazing team.

The Program Director, Medical Imaging, is responsible and accountable for the overall operation and management of Medical Imaging across Interior Health (IH). The Program Director provides clinical and operational leadership and strategic direction to ensure the optimal delivery of Medical Imaging services and initiatives that meet IH goals, objectives, and patient needs while maintaining system sustainability.

Working in partnership with the Medical Imaging Medical Director, responsibilities include strategic and tactical planning, in collaboration with stakeholders; policy development; resource allocation; and establishment of standards and procedures. The Program Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Medical Imaging Senior Leadership Team to ensure that priorities are addressed, integration of services is achieved, and performance targets are met.


1. Leads and oversees Medical Imaging (Imaging) in partnership with the Medical Director, by planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating all aspects of Medical Imaging based on clinical and operational needs throughout IH.

2. Works in collaboration with other Health Service/Medical Directors and stakeholders to ensure services support the vision, values, and objectives of IH.

3. Fosters and builds strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

4. Provides overall leadership and direction for clinical and operational staff, ensuring adherence to accreditation, regulatory and professional standards, workplace safety, and organizational policies.

5. Identifies manpower requirements and works collaboratively in the development of human resource strategies to ensure recruitment and retention of technologists and support staff to meet clinical needs.

6. Creates a learning environment with the development of an organizational climate that promotes and supports professional growth of all staff. Provides mentoring and coaching to Imaging Directors and Professional Practice Leaders as required.

7. Manages staff by recruiting, hiring, disciplining, and terminating as required. Completes performance evaluations and prepares staff development and training plans. Participates in labour relations activities as required. Interprets collective agreements and legislation in consultation with Human Resources.

8. Ensures safe, quality service is delivered and cost efficiency, consistency, and standardization is achieved.

9. Leads the planning and development of capital and operating budgets to complement strategic directions within existing fiscal limits.

10. Establishes and implements regional performance objectives and indicators for Imaging to monitor and evaluate performance and quality of service.

11. Optimizes the deployment and effectiveness of available resources in the delivery of necessary, appropriate, and continuous health services to populations within IH.

12. Provides IH Senior Executive and the Ministry of Health regular formal and informal reports on planning initiatives, program/service changes, performance indicators, and outcomes.

13. Keeps abreast of advances in technologies related to Imaging, evaluates, and makes recommendations as appropriate.

14. Represents IH and Imaging interests on relevant committees, councils, and boards and at external events. Keeps informed and current on management and professional practices by participation in professional associations, attendance at conferences, courses, and seminars.

15. Performs other related duties as required.

If you have a Master’s degree and are able to demonstrate 7 to 10 successful years of progressive senior management experience in large, complex, adaptive health organizations then we would love to hear from you.

LEADS Capabilities:
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – fosters the development of others, communicates effectively, builds effective teams, listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – sets direction, strategically aligns decisions with vision, values & evidence, accepting that use of process orientation and a ‘good relationship’ are concrete deliverables.
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnerships & networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers & service, navigates socio-political environments, building personal relationships in addition to professional ones, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.

Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated ability to:
o develop and improve service quality, delivery, standards, and practices.
o lead people and build effective teams through shared vision and values.
o solve problems and make decisions using a systems approach in complex, uncertain circumstances.
o effectively lead and support change in accordance with Imaging goals.
o manage resources in a manner that is financially responsible and that leads to desired outcomes.
o communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff.
o establish and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with healthcare leaders, medical staff, colleagues, patients, external organizations, and the public.
o achieve objectives and results.
o learn and grow through ongoing professional and personal development.
• Valid BC Driver’s License.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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