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The Department of Radiology at Michigan Medicine seeks an experienced Radiology IT Manager to oversee departmental computing operations. This includes the following: investigating, purchasing, implementing, and maintaining clinical applications which enhance the efficiency and productivity of the Department and host its teaching and research missions; supervising Department IT staff; and collaborating with other departmental and institutional IT service providers. This is a highly visible role within a leading institution, beginning an exciting growth and expansion phase. The Manager will lead an adaptable and self-directed team of experienced professionals serving as a role model and mentor with an opportunity to grow the team.
Oversees support, maintenance, optimization, upgrade and/or replacement of Department clinical information systems. Assures proper interfacing to optimize workflow. Responsible for PACS Applications, modality workflow, and clinical use of images. Tasks include training, workflow assessment, application trouble-shooting, upgrade assessment, and performance monitoring.
Oversees activities of vendors in all phases of installation, implementation, maintenance, and training of new systems, applications, and upgrades. Attends and participates in Departmental/Hospital meetings. Attends seminars and training sessions necessary to maintain appropriate level of professional competence. Ensures team members are appropriately trained.
Investigates, identifies and prepares proposals to solve specific operational problems within all clinical operational areas, working closely with the Radiology IT Director, other Clinical Directors, Faculty, Department Managers, Supervisors, and Lead technologists, involving the next level of administration as appropriate. Directs troubleshooting and emergency response for system outages or performance instability. Monitors department systems lifecycles for depreciation, end of support, and end of life. Works in conjunction with Radiology Administration and Faculty Leadership in identifying present and future needs for equipment installation.
Coordinates closely with MiChart (Epic EHR) teams to identify and design future needs and efficient workflow processes that include further operations integration. Manages the effective use of centralized Quality Improvement, Training, Communication and IT Infrastructure resources. Implements quality control monitors. Collaborates with Central IT and Clinical Engineering to ensure seamless support of all Departmental IT needs.
Management duties include interviewing, selecting and training of employees; setting and adjusting their rates of pay and hours of work; planning and directing their work; appraising their productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other status changes; handling their complaints and grievances and disciplining them when necessary.
Assists in ensuring all Department, Hospital, University, and Accreditation guidelines are met, including those covering security, availability, integrity and privacy of information and IT systems.
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. Three to five years of supervisory or leadership experience, in operation management of IT services and leading/directing IT professionals. Must demonstrate leadership ability and team building skills to effectively supervise professional IT staff and interact with all levels of management. Ability to establish workflows, to manage multiple projects, and to meet necessary deadlines. Excellent communication, problem solving, analytical skills, and strong attention to detail. Demonstrated track record of flexibility; ability to adapt and react quickly to unexpected changes, prioritize tasks with excellent organization skills and time management skills, and provide creative solutions.
Knowledge of the physics of medical imaging and image processing
Familiarity with image visualization software
Understanding the principles of digital image acquisition
Knowledge of the various medical imaging modalities
A computer science background is desireable
A Master's degree in a related field is desired.
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