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Imaging Manager

Location:
Aurora, Colorado, United States
Posted:
January 05, 2017

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Roy M. Smither II MA, CRA, RT(R)

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Outpatient & Inpatient Imaging Manager – Developed technologists into team leaders and supervisors that effectively controlled the operations of their assigned areas. Directed imaging clinicians and technologists in Rad/Flouro, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine and Interventional Radiology. Experienced with fiscal, FTE and capital budget preparation and cost-control measures. Conducted operational training, and participated in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure adherence to all organizational expectations. Strength in identifying, establishing and implementing process improvements to increase productivity without sacrificing quality standards. Ability to lead new construction and equipment purchases processes. Dean - School of Medical Imaging – Taught technical core classes for radiologic technology program. Increased instructor efficiency with weekly development conversations. Provided growth for Carolinas College of Health Sciences with the development of a Computed Tomography Certificate program and a Radiation Therapy program. The program additions created the School of Medical Imaging. Maintained outstanding first attempt student pass rate percentages

(100%) of the ARRT registry exam within the Radiologic Technology program. Program Director Established a Radiologic Technology Program for MedVance Institute Houston campus. Obtained program accreditation through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Established clinical training site relationships with clinics and hospital facilities throughout the metro Houston area. Taught a variety of core classes for radiologic technology program. Hired and trained classroom and clinical instructors.

CAREER OVERVIEW

Community College of Denver (CCD)

Adjunct Professor/Clinical Instructor May 2016 – Present Instruct Radiologic Technology core courses. In addition to providing supervision and clinical instruction of students in the hospital setting.

Keller Williams Executives Realty March 2015 – Present Real Estate Broker Associate

Successfully assists clients with buying and selling residential properties. Specializing in relocations and first time home buyers.

Medical Imaging of Colorado/Invision Sally Jobe, Englewood, CO July 2013 – February 2015 Clinical Operations Manager – East Region

Duties included managing the daily operations of 5 outpatient medical imaging centers with a combined staff of over 50 FTE’s. Significantly improved employee morale and satisfaction within first 90 days on team by listening to staff needs and creating a safe, transparent environment. Prepared and managed operational and capital budgets for locations under my responsibility. Researched equipment for capital purchases which resulted in upgraded equipment and new technology. Participated in the coordination of research projects for new technology clinical trials. Acted as a liaison with area hospitals breast program leaders that partnered with Invision Sally Jobe. Participated on the quality assurance committee, breast steering committee, and marketing committee. Increased and maintained monthly exam volume growth of 20% for sites under my responsibility. The volume increases were accomplished by building relationships with referring physician’s offices and adjusting hours of operation, exams offerings, and reducing wait time for exam pre-certification processes. Castle Rock Adventist Health Campus, Castle Rock, CO June 2011–June 2013 Manager, Medical Imaging

Duties included hiring staff, developing processes, and setting up a complete imaging department for a new facility. Services included MRI, Diagnostic, CT, Mammography and Ultrasound. Worked on a new hospital construction project that added Interventional, Cardiac Cath., Nuclear Medicine and a Women’s Center. Other duties included managing the daily operations of the medical imaging department, marketing of services and developing relationships with physicians’ offices. Responsible for researching new equipment for the construction project and making recommendations for purchases of the latest technology for the new hospital. Created and maintained fiscal and capital budgets, collaborated with construction team, transition team and consulted on other imaging facilities startups within the Centura Health system. Achieved departmental EBITDA profit in less than a year of initial operations. Roy M. Smither II MA, CRA, RT(R)

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Memorial Healthcare System, Colorado Springs, CO Jan. 2010 – June 2011 Manager, Outpatient Radiology and Imaging Services Developed strong relationships with department leaders and staff throughout the system. Duties included managing the daily operations of the outpatient imaging services of MRI, Diagnostic, CT, Nuclear Medicine, DXA, PET/CT, Ultrasound, Outpatient Surgery Center Imaging, Urgent Care radiology, Screening Mammography and the Breast Care Center. Increased PET/CT services from 2 days to 5 days a week. Other responsibilities included having system wide responsibilities for MRI and Nuclear Medicine as well as for system supervisors of each modality. Carolinas College of Health Sciences, Charlotte, NC 2007 – 2009 Dean, School of Medical Imaging

Duties included managing of daily operations of the Radiologic Technology and Computed Tomography programs. Provided leadership and development for three clinical-faculty staff members and the director of radiation therapy. Planned and created annual budgets for the School of Medical Imaging. Responsible for selection of program faculty, evaluations and assurance of clinical education effectiveness. Instructed Radiologic Technology technical core courses. Served on college development committee, staff search committee, distance education development committee and chaired annual alumni fundraiser. Created two additional programs in second year of a five year plan. MedVance Institute, Houston, Texas 2003 – 2007

Radiologic Technology Program Director

Duties included participating in budget planning, selection of program faculty, evaluation and assurance of clinical education effectiveness. Prepared Self Study for Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

(JRCERT) program accreditation, and other documentation required by state and accrediting agencies. Reviewed and revised program curriculum for Texas Workforce Commission and JRCERT approval. Instructed Radiologic Technology core courses. Created crisis intervention strategies that improved student retention. Initiated curriculum research for CT and Ultrasound programs. Initiated approval process to receive associate degree granting privileges from Texas Board of Higher Education.

Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas 2000 - 2003 Diagnostic Imaging – Imaging Manager

Duties included managing the daily operations of Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Rad/Fluoro and Interventional Radiology areas. Responsible for scheduling and maintaining staffing of all shifts including weekends of supervisors, technologists, technical assistants and exam schedulers. Researched and purchased new equipment for each modality of responsibility. Prepared equipment lists and purchased equipment for new satellite Pediatric Associates Health Centers. Performed site and facilities planning for new satellite construction projects. Created and managed fiscal budgets for three modalities with over 40 FTE’s. Wrote and reviewed departmental policies and procedures. Participated in policy improvement projects. Trained and developed new staff technologists and supervisors. Facilitated four satellite radiology clinics and the cardiology clinic’s radiology area.

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, Katy, Texas 1998 - 2001 Senior X-Ray Technologist

Performed routine and special procedure examinations within the imaging department, surgery and emergency room trauma center. Performed portable examinations in the following areas: surgical ICU, pediatrics, emergency room and medical/surgical floor. Supervised staff technologist and clerical personnel. Performed quality control and staff scheduling.

Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 1993 - 1998 X -Ray Technologist/Clinical Instructor

Performed routine and special procedure examinations within the imaging department, surgery and emergency room trauma. Weekend charge technologist.

Clinical instructor

Duties included direct and indirect supervision, evaluation, and instruction of UTMB students during their clinical rotations. The UTMB program was JRCERT accredited. Roy M. Smither II MA, CRA, RT(R)

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EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS / AFFILIATIONS

Masters of Arts Degree in Organizational Management University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Science Degree

University of Houston

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Radiologic Technology Houston Community College

Real Estate Broker

Kaplan Professional School of Real Estate

American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT): License # 190618 The Association of Medical Imaging Management – Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) Texas Department of State Health Services: License # 107383 (MRT) American Heart Association (BLS)

National Association of Realtors (NAR)

American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT) The Association of Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Advisory Board Member – Community College of Denver Radiologic Technology Program Former Site Visitor for Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Former Advisory Board Member – University of Colorado-Memorial Health System Radiologic Technology Program-Colorado Springs



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