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Director, Imaging Services

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Vail Health consists of an updated 520,000-square-foot, 56-bed hospital.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. 

In addition to the hospital, Vail Health has many access points including:

  • Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopedics & Neurosurgery.
  • Vail Health also owns interest in multiple joint venture ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) throughout the region.
  • Colorado Mountain Medical, Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Vail, Dillon, Avon and Eagle, Edwards medical campus and Eagle Healthcare Center.
  • The Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. 
  • Vail Health is also leading the way in serving our communities’ behavioral health needs with outpatient behavioral health services at the Edwards Community Health Campus, and the Precourt Healing Center, a 28-bed in-patient behavioral health facility, opening in 2025.


About the opportunity:

Responsible for the day to day operations of assigned areas in the Imaging Department. Performs administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing the staff and services along with providing evidence-based clinical guidance.

What you will do:
  1. Administers and coordinates functions and staff in Imaging Services including but not limited to Diagnostic Radiology, MRI, CT Scan, Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound to achieve clinical, service, and fiscal outcomes.
  2. Provides guidance and direction for supervisors in carrying out their responsibilities to ensure an even flow of work assignments, personnel, and patients.
  3. Responsible for development, interpretation, dissemination, and practice of departmental and hospital polices, procedure, regulations and information and all performance and quality improvement planning.
  4. Oversees billing and budgetary processes and ensures that care and services are provided at the most desirable cost to meet fiscal targets.
  5. Ensures department is in compliance with Joint Commission, Local, State, and Federal regulatory agencies.
  6. Establishes, identifies, and ensures systems and standards that promote patient’s safety.
  7. Reviews staff and departmental performance in relation to organizational goals and implements necessary change to effect continuous improvement.
  8. Serves as a clinical resource to the areas of responsibility.
  9. Creates a collaborative culture within assigned areas as well as the interdisciplinary health care team to ensure efficacy of services.
  10. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
What you will need:
  • Five years clinical experience with progressive responsibilities in hospital environment or oversight of a multi facility imaging center.
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Computer / Typing:
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. Proven experience with Microsoft Office suite.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred



Application close date: March 22, 2024




Pay is based upon relevant education and experience per year.

Yearly Pay:
$107,509$153,588 USD

Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (remote-only positions). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

Relocation and housing assistance may be available.

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