Director of Radiology (Internal Only)

Radiology Director Job Overview


Ensures appropriate radiology clinical standards in compliance with established policies/procedures, applicable laws, and regulatory requirements. Regulatory requirements include:

  • Joint Commission Accreditation Policies and records
  • Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health regulations and documentation
  • Departmental/UHS policies and documentation
  • Hospital Policy and Procedure development and documentation
  • ACR accreditation requirements and documentation (where applicable)

Patient Care

Assures high levels of patient satisfaction and serves as a role model for excellent service. Ensures that all staff members maintain behaviors and standards that create positive interactions between patients and staff. Appropriately resolve patient complaints or issues in a professional and timely manner.

Quality Assurance

Ensure compliance with all policies or guidelines such that all work meets physician and administrative expectations. Participates with continuous improvement processes to ensure that the department performs at an optimal level. Identifies problems with processes and works proactively to develop and implement solutions.

Departmental Planning

Collaborates effectively with clinical and administrative leadership, physicians, nurses and a wide variety of other staff to ensure that service expectations and hospital goals are met. Identifies strategies to improve resource utilization, service delivery, work flow, etc. as necessary to meet established expectations. Works with the Directors and Administrators at other VHS facilities to promote and implement optimized service and safety standards. Develop and maintain a checklist identifying, recording, and reporting requirements for each service line.

Human Resource Management

Act as a role model and coach for radiology staff to foster a positive work environment. Delegate responsibilities and projects to individuals recognized for their abilities and competency. Ensure staff is compliant and competent with departmental policies and procedures.


Consistently provides effective leadership to the department, assuming responsibility for decisions made, resolving issues through sound decision making, and ensuring timely action and follow through on projects and initiatives. Demonstrates strategic and critical thinking; makes optimal use of resources; creates a safe work environment; allocates and prioritizes work monitoring performance standards for continuous performance improvement.



Daily operations

  • Staffing
  • Meetings
  • Email Correspondence

Staff Requirements

  • Hiring Process
  • Mandatory Verifications – (Assist with MSI HR and Modality Manager)
  • Schedules
  • Corrective Action

 Environment of Care

  • Department Walkthrough
  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair
  • Equipment Service
  • Supplies


  • QC/QA
  • Maintaining Ongoing Changes with Joint Commission, CMS, and State Regulations
  • Licensure
  • Policy & Procedures
  • Radiation Safety

Hospital-wide Requirements

  • Meetings
  • Committees
  • In-services
  • M3



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a Healthcare Related Field is Required.
  • Three or More Years of Experience as a Radiology Technologist is Required.
  • One Year of Supervisory Experience is Preferred.
  • Strong Verbal and Written Skills are Required.
  • Current BLS Certification Required.