Financial Administrator - Department of Radiology

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Radiology
  • Full Time - Day Shift: Monday - Friday
  • Professional
  • Req #: 17015
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Position Summary
The Department Administrator oversees Department of Radiology finances to assist faculty and Department leadership in achieving financial and operational goals. The Department Administrator verifies that faculty clinical expectations are compliant with faculty appointment letters and job descriptions.  This individual also works closely with clinical personnel to help optimize the productivity and efficiency of the Department. Orchestrates the development of new revenue streams and business opportunities for the Department.

Essential Duties

  1. Manages and develops an effective staff: providing effective communication, leadership, guidance and resources. Determines staff qualifications and competency: recruits, interviews, selects, hires, trains, orients, mentors, evaluates, coaches, counsels, disciplines, and rewards. Establishes and monitors staff safety and regulatory compliance.
  2. Tracks contract revenue, expenses, and net income on a monthly basis. Monitors, reconciles and reports on revenue streams from outside contracts and other sources.  
  3. Reconciles monthly Departmental budget reports and corrects any errors.
  4. Manages Department expenditures to adhere to fiscal policies and assigned budgets. 
  5. Monitors faculty productivity and works with Department Chair to adjust faculty job descriptions as appropriate to accurately account for clinical, research, and administrative effort.
  6. Partners with Chair of Radiology on departmental strategy.
  7. Identifies, cultivates, secures and operationalizes opportunities for new revenue streams and lines of business in partnership with Departmental and Institutional leadership.  
  8. Partners with Director of Biomedical Imaging on clinical operations and strategy.  


  1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health. 
  2. Business Acumen: Using economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; using one’s understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organization’s position to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
  3. Adaptability: Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.  Tries to understand changes; approaches change or newness positively; adjusts behavior.  
  4. Attention to Detail: Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  5. Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility

Core Values

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or Accounting required. MBA or MS in Healthcare Administration preferred.
  2. Work Experience: A minimum of 5 years recent and related experience required. Related experience within an Academic medical institution and/or healthcare environment is preferred.  
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: None 

Salary Range: $82,715 - $113,115

At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.

With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan 

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