Director of Radiology

I manage a Radiology department.
I staff and manage all employees.
I am responsible for all quality of imaging that happens in our department.
I research and present new equipment and technology to administration and the board for purchase.
I continue to keep my x-ray skills, Continuing Education current and work on the floor taking x-rays in case the department runs low with staff.
I attend management and leadership classes and meetings when available and necessary.
I answer all concerns and complaints from patients and physicians.
I am the PACS administrator at our facility. When means I manage all the digital image maintenance for our x-rays.


Actual Career: Director of Radiology

Industry:
Healthcare / Health Services
Career Field:
Healthcare
Company Position:
Director
Location:
ILLINOIS, Southern Region

Required Level of Education:
Unsure
Actual Level of Education:
Associate’s Degree

Field of Study:
Radiology
Name of Educational Institute:
Hospital based school- Welborn
Type of Educational Institute:
Other
Length of Time in Career:
33 yrs
Annual Earnings, 1st Year:
20,000-30,000
Annual Earnings, Last Year:
70,000 – 80,000
Weekly Hours:
50 hours
Ordinary Shift:
Day
Required Travel Amount:
no traveling

Actual Comments from the holder of this Actual Career

 

How do you feel about this Actual Career?
It is very interesting.  I like it alot.  It is rewarding but yet very challenging.  I love working with people and serving others.

Was your degree helpful in your career field?
Certificate only

In your opinion, what kind of education did you need to get this career?
An associate’s degree is a great starting place today.
To be a manager with no experience you would need a bachelor’s degree

Experience, Skills, Specialized Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
I am Nationally registered and State registered.
I am registered in Mammography also.
I have trained in CT, Mammography and diagnostic x-ray.
I have had special training in PACS, and 3D reconstruction workstations for advanced imaging in CT.

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