Department of Radiology, Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Department of Radiology, Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
The Department of Radiology at The Ohio State University is seeking a Vice Chair of Clinical Operations. Reporting to the Department Chair, this Vice Chair provides strategic clinical leadership within the Department of Radiology and develops a leading operational and quality and safety program in Radiology at organizational, regional, and national levels. They will partner with the Department’s and organization’s leadership teams to develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for clinical operations, working closely with both the Radiology Department and Imaging Services/Health Systems teams. A primary focus will be on developing and executing patient-first operational and quality and safety strategies that are efficient and which optimize access to our imaging services across modalities and Divisions. This individual will closely partner with the Department Chair and OSUWMC health system’s executive leadership in all aspects of their work to execute their strategy. OSUWMC is entering an exciting phase of growth of its ambulatory and inpatient services, creating excellent opportunities to build upon and substantially expand our Interventional Radiology services. Notably, the organization’s strategic plan includes $4 billion in facilities expansion and programmatic development over the next four years.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Working with organizational and Departmental leadership, develop and execute a comprehensive Departmental vision and strategy in clinical operations and quality and safety that prioritizes needs, specifies goals, and includes metrics for measuring success. The strategy should drive continuous assessment and improvement of our Department’s clinical operational and quality and safety programs.
Work collaboratively with all leaders in our Imaging Services and Interventional teams to ensure consistent process improvement and quality and safety advancement.
Oversee modality leader (e.g., CT, MRI, etc.) and Division Chief activities in areas pertaining to clinical operations and quality and safety.
Develop a positive and energetic culture for clinical operations throughout the Department.
Develop and emphasize a “just culture” in all Departmental quality & safety initiatives.
Develop and oversee meetings, lectures, and educational programs in quality and safety, morbidity and mortality, and clinical operations.
Oversee compliance and management of event/safety reports, sentinel events, and other reported and regulatory issues concerning operations and quality and safety within the Department.
Ensure effective communication with and involvement of all faculty/staff within the Department and health system teams in regard to key decisions and initiatives.
Serve as a mentor and sponsor to individuals interested in clinical operations throughout the Department.
Partner with other Vice Chairs to ensure integration and efficiencies in clinical operations and quality and safety activities, efforts, and goals.
Serve as a liaison between Department of Radiology leadership and OSUWMC’s executive hospital leadership.
Develop a national network and present Departmental successes and failures at national meetings.
Completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency training program in Diagnostic Radiology or Integrated Interventional Radiology residency program.
Current or active participation in the examination process leading to certification by American Board of Radiology (ABR) or American Osteopathic Board of Radiology (AOBR), OR active participation in examination process leading to board certification within five years of completion of training program.
Board certification in Radiology
Ideally, should qualify for appointment at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level. However, Assistant Professors demonstrating significant clinical operations experience and/or scholarly productivity will be considered.
Demonstrates significant scholarly activity, with an established or developing national reputation in Radiology.
Demonstrated leadership skills desired.
Must support and embrace the diverse and inclusive culture of the Department, the Medical Center, and the University.
Must possess or be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio.
Environment & Culture:
The Ohio State University along with its academic partner, the Wexner Medical Center, are located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capital and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with a metropolitan style. With easy commutes and a low cost of living relative to comparable metropolitan areas, central Ohio has a temperate climate where fall and spring delight while summers are not too oppressively hot or humid, and winters are not too cold or snowy.
The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The university and medical center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.
Together, these entities have established a bold vision to ensure that the university will be among the leading public universities in the nation for research and creative expression to address critical societal challenges, and that the medical center will pioneer breakthrough healthcare solutions to improve people’s lives. For more on Columbus, please visit https://www.experiencecolumbus.com/.
For consideration, please send CV along with a cover letter to:
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.