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MD Anderson Cancer Center Admin Dir, DI Operations in Houston, Texas


The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


Plans, directs and implements multi-department financial, operational and programmatic functions with the Division of Diagnostic Imaging. Impacts use of fiscal resources, daily management and administrative operation for the division.

Responsible for MDACC Division of Diagnostic Imaging medical equipment, capital, services, supplies and software agreements. This Administrative Director, Diagnostic Imaging Operations will coordinate the day to day Diagnostic Imaging support agreements with the end users, supply chain, information technology, facility, legal and outside vendors.


  • Provides senior administrative support, highly advanced analysis, operations management and direction within the division.

  • Directs and plans human resources. Establishes performance and productivity standards for staff. Performs various human resources functions including, but not limited to interviewing, hiring, completing performance evaluations, training, termination and scheduling.

  • Ensures the appropriate and efficient utilization of all personnel, providing timely and ongoing performance feedback to maintain required standards and achieve stated goals.

  • Provides Diagnostic Imaging leadership and management of resources to accomplish short- and long-term business strategic planning goals and daily operational objectives. Coordinates improvement and implementation of systems to increase productivity, efficiency or implement cost savings.

  • Manages projects for the division and interacts with other institutional departments and resources to coordinate project activities. These projects require coordination between different stakeholders such as and not limited to end-users, faculty, vendors, information technology and security, legal, supply chain, purchasing, facilities, DI engineers, DI physics, HAL team, asset management, financial planning, account payables, DI and Institutional leadership.

  • Oversee equipment, software and supplies financial or facility management and fiscal operations of the division, including financial and operational management reports. Provides input regarding management and submission of the department budget for expenses for assigned area and assists with budgetary compliance

  • Prepares financial models to expenses growth of division initiatives and is responsible for performing routine financial audits. Assists division administration/management in monitoring monthly financial reports, ensure budget compliance and helps identify and implement changes to reduce total expense per procedure.

  • Assists division administration/management in the development of strategic plans for imaging services, patient care operations, allocation of resources, use annual goals /objectives.

  • Directs and manages the smooth operation and function of day-to-day business operations activities. Develop business operations protocols, forms, and compliance standards pertaining to daily operations. Within Diagnostic Imaging which includes equipment services expenses, supply cost and Inventory Management.

  • Manages the Division of Diagnostic Imaging information technology and security support/administrative requests activities, to include but not limited to, coordinating with information technology and security and division users to resolve pending approval clearance. Coordination of meetings with vendors, sourcing, DI engineers and end users to resolve escalation requests.

  • Ensures effective resource management, facilitation of excellent customer service and consistent compliance with hospital and departmental policies/procedures.

  • Manage the FDA recalls and updates the CMS quarterly KPI update. Works closely with the Department of Environmental Health and Safety to ensure proper ordering and inventory of radioactive isotopes.

  • Meet with DI Engineers monthly to ensure all the service agreements and addendums are up to date and meet the budget. Coordination of divisional capital equipment purchase records, to include budget reconciliation with the Department of Financial Forecasting and Analysis.

  • Assists with strategic planning for the division and standardize our technology and supplies within Diagnostic Imaging. The Administrative Director will establish a monthly meeting to coordinate and support the HALs and new expansions stakeholders.

  • Maybe designated to act on behalf of the Division of Diagnostic Imaging regarding certain committees and initiatives.

  • Other duties as assigned.


• IC- Coach & Develop:

o Assess strengths and development needs of employees;

o Provide challenging development opportunities; and o Provide relevant, timely feedback; mentor others.

• IC - Build Relationships:

o Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; and o Show sincere interest in others and their concerns.

• IC-Technical/Functional Expertise:

o Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job;

o possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession;

o provide technical expertise to others.

• IC-Analytical Thinking:

o Gather relevant information systematically;

o break down problems into simple components;

o make sound decisions.

• IC-Business Acumen:

o Understand the impact of the job within the institution;

o have and use cross-functional knowledge to understand interdepartmental connections.

• IC-Innovative Thinking:

o Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness;

  • offer new ideas, solutions and/or options.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in related field.

EXPERIENCE: Seven years of business/clinical operations experience in a healthcare environment to include three years in a management role. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 149501

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 97,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 122,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 146,500

  • Science Jobs: No