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Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging Manager


Position oversees the Diagnostic Imaging Services unit that serves both the Large and Small Animal Hospitals. Is responsible for the daily operations of the department, including the budgets and personnel. Ensures adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and established procedures. Advances knowledge of specialty modalities. Lectures, trains, and assists with quality control. Provides oversight of equipment and supplies. Develops, implements, revises, interprets, and enforces the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), company policies and procedures, and service standards.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures.
  • Furnishes input for budget planning and participates in budget monitoring and management.
  • Is responsible for recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains by monitoring workload of functional areas, identifying peak and slack periods, and making operational or staffing adjustment.
  • Maintains equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff compliance; certifying instrument performance; and arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Conducts employee performance reviews and handle personnel issues.
  • Oversees of radiation safety program.
  • Manages personnel training and development programs, including safety training.
  • Manages staff and schedules including on-call schedule.
  • Serves as working manager by actively participating and performing services when needed.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a related field (radiology technology or veterinary technology) and four years of experience in diagnostic imaging; or an associate’s degree in a related field and six years of experience in diagnostic imaging.

Licensure and Certification

Credentialed in a related field such as Veterinary Technology or Radiologic Technology required.


Receives general instructions and directions. Detailed and precise instruction is outlined in service protocols and procedures. Direction is outcome based. Meets regularly with supervisor to review performance, procedures, policies, and goals.

Provides general supervision and oversight of employees, other personnel services, students, volunteers, and support staff. Instructions are both written and oral.

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