Radiology Services Manager, Permanent

Applications are invited for the position of:

Radiology Services Manager, Permanent

A vacancy has arisen within the Radiology Department for the position of Radiology Services
Manager. This is a permanent, full-time role.
Overall Job Purpose: Manage and supervise the Radiography area, ensuring effective delivery of
clinical patient care and compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures.
Assess the clinical needs based on customer feedback (e.g. physicians, patients) and develop
programs to meet the needs. Work closely with the Allied Health Executive on strategic
planning, program development, personnel management and fiscal planning of the department.
This role also involves being part of the clinical rota.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manage, supervise and coordinate delivery of patient care for assigned areas.
• Ensure compliance with clinical patient care standards, regulatory requirements and
established policies and procedures.
• Actively support and promote a professional clinical model that encourages staff
participation in the development of clinical standards.
• Assist Allied Health Executive with strategic planning for the department.
• Plan, schedule and organize work for employee groups ensuring proper distribution of
assignments and efficient utilization of personnel, space and facilities.
• Monitor the level of resources utilized in service delivery and determine the
appropriateness of resource consumption for assigned areas.
• Develop action plan in conjunction with the Allied Health Executive to ensure balance
among budget neutrality, resource efficiency and satisfaction with patient care delivery.
• Maintain required records, reports and statistics for administrative, quality assurance,
safety, and infection control purposes. Communicate requirements to staff, and hold staff
accountable to established requirements.
• Co-ordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of departmental or area
policies and procedures designed to improve operational efficiency.
• Oversee various personnel actions including but not limited to, recruitment, performance
appraisals, disciplinary actions, terminations and other related activities.
• Facilitate resolution to customer services issues.
• Develop clinical programs based on performing assessment of needs within the
organization.• Serve as a professional role model and mentor to staff by responding positively to change
while supporting colleagues through the change process.

The Candidate:

• Have a relevant third level qualification in Radiology
• Have a postgraduate diploma/degree/MSc in Healthcare management
• Have relevant and up to date clinical and management experience
• Be CORU registered
• Have a proven record in management of staff issues
• Knowledge of: Standards in Radiography, Legislation, Quality Assurance, Risk
Management, Developments in Radiography
Skills & Attributes
• Excellent organization, interpersonal and communications skills.
• Proven people management skills.
• Excellent negotiation skills.
• Excellent relationship building skills
• Be able to express and address issues clearly, both orally and in writing and articulate
them as necessary.
• Ability to initiate, develop and deliver quality projects which are relevant and assist the
Hospital to achieve and maintain its quality targets on an ongoing basis.
To apply, please refer to

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 16th December 2022 at 5.30pm
Blackrock Health at The Galway Clinic is an equal opportunities employer