Job Description

Extended Job Title
Chair, Department of Radiology

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Administers affairs of a clinical, basic science, or college department.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Develops and implements a vision for the Department of Radiology, and provides leadership of the department to enhance scholarship, education, clinical service, and academically-related public service
  • Enhances faculty recruitment, fosters faculty development, and promotes retention of qualified faculty
  • Operates the department in a fiscally prudent, transparent, and sustainable fashion
  • Serves as a mentor and role model for faculty, fellows, residents, staff, and students
  • Serves as the principal spokesperson for the academic programs of the department
  • Cultivates a reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and graduate medical training programs
  • Develops personal and professional credibility within the department, across the health sciences center, and within the community
  • Develops, maintains, and expands high-quality radiology services at the affiliated hospitals
  • Serves as clinical chief of radiology services at the University Medical Center El Paso
  • Ensures the department excels in financial performance, education, high-quality clinical services, scholarship, and collaborations with colleagues and partner institutions
  • Establishes governance mechanisms that ensure faculty and staff participation in the affairs of the department
  • Promotes communication and support of institutional initiatives to the faculty and staff of the department
  • Ensures compliance with all institutional, state, and federal regulations in each of the department's activities
  • Participates in teaching, scholarship, and clinical service
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations and requirements
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Upholds and promote the values-based culture of TTUHSC El Paso
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in business administration, healthcare administration, public administration, medical management, or equivalent administrative experience
  • Experience in leading an undergraduate medical education or a graduate medical education program
  • Experience in overseeing quality outcomes for clinical services
  • Experience in the development and implementation of new clinical services
  • Track record of leading a diverse body of faculty, staff, and learners
  • Experience in growing revenue, meeting budgets, assessing clinical and economic performance, and strengthening a department
  • Collaborative leadership skills to direct clinical, educational, and research programs of the department
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well within and outside the department, including with senior leadership, clinical partners, and the community
  • Experience in recruiting, mentoring, developing, and retaining qualified faculty, staff, and fellows/residents
  • Experience in philanthropy pertinent to an academic department
  • Established national reputation for the rank of Professor

HSC - El Paso

Radiology Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

Job Group
Faculty Administration


EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • M.D. or 0.0. degree, or equivalent degree
  • Texas medical license, or eligibility for Texas medical licensure
  • Board certification by the American Board of Radiology
  • Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • Leadership experience as a Department Chair, Vice-Chair, Division Chief, Medical Director, Program Director, or other comparable experience in an academic radiology department
  • Experience as an actively practicing clinician in an academic medical center

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

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