• MRI Operations Manager

    Beth Israel Lahey HealthBurlington, MA 01805

    Job #2682193772

  • Job Type: Regular

    Time Type: Full time

    Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you're making a difference in people's lives.

    Under general supervision, plans, organizes and directs imaging modality staff engaged in creating images used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Manages section operations including the production of images ensuring that quality and volumes are properly produced. Develops and controls operating budgets for supplies, expense, wages, salaries and capital. Complies with all applicable federal and state or other regulations.

    Job Description:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Staff Supervision: Supervises and directs technologists and support staff engaged in creating images used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Develops work schedules to ensure proper staff coverage. Communicates and enforces section policies and procedures. Interviews and hires prospective staff. Reviews job performance, disciplines and if necessary discharges non-performing staff. Provides training and guidance to new staff.

    • Training: Develops training materials relating to protocol and application / software updates. Updated policy and procedure manuals as appropriate to comply with industry standards for the applicable imaging modality.

    • HR Function: Ensures that job descriptions are accurate and up to date; responsible for timely completion of performance appraisals and competency assessments for all staff. Oversight of colleague time away, overtime and shift work. In partnership with Human Resources ensures that policies and procedures are followed; fosters a Just Culture environment and taking correctie action as needed.

    • Protocols: Works with physician leadership (section heads) to formulate or revise imaging protocols and in specifying procedures utilized in the production of images. Ensures that all protocols are regularly updated and that all changes are communicated to imaging staff.

    • Budget and Control: In conjunction with administrative leadership develops annual budgets and monitors performance against budget weekly. Forecasts operating budgets and revenues for new fiscal year based on actual experience while developing opportunities for increasing volumes and reducing costs. Controls budget by identifying variances and taking corrective action to realign section performance with budget plan.

    • Compliance: Designs and implements processes to maintain compliance with all policies and procedures on a daily basis.

    • Process Improvement- Supports department, organization and unit process improvement initiatives.

    • Responsible for maintaining operational performance measurements. Conducts periodic team meetings to review performance targets and benchmarks as well as other improvement processes.

    • Professional Development: Regularly attends professional meetings, seminars and other conferences to build on current professional knowledge and skills. Maintains current licensure and credentials within own imaging specialty. Keeps knowledge current by reviewing professional literature and shares findings with colleagues.

    • Incorporates the guiding principles and mission statement of Lahey Health into all daily activities.

    • Complies with all policies established by Lahey Health

    • Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and of Lahey Health

    • Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients

    • Demonstrates an understanding of job description, performance expectations and competency assessment

    • Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our customer service standards.

    • Participates in departmental and/or inter-departmental

    • Participates in and successfully completes mandatory education

    • Performs other duties in support of the organization as required or directed.

    • Operations Manager will support both Burlington and Lexington locations.

    Minimum Qualifications:


    • BS in Healthcare Management or related field highly preferred

    • Graduate from accredited program in radiologic technology required.

    Licensure, Certification, Registration:-

    • ARRT (MR) Certification required.

    • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association required


    • Requires minimum of 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

    • In absence of Bachelor's Degree, candidates with 15+ years of related experience considered.

    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

    • Leadership Qualitites including:

    • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

    • Excellent discretion and ability to problem solve independently, yet knowing when to engage Executive Director and Assistant Executive Director.

    • Superb analytic skills

    • Ability to prioritize, delegate and manage mutiple responsbilities

    • Strong computer skills and proficiency with business software

    • Ability to foster relationships with department physician leadership

    • In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

    As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (~~~) about this requirement.

    More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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