Senior Physician – Radiology

GENERAL SUMMARY: Olive View-UCLA Medical Center (OVMC) a County of Los Angeles Department of Health public teaching hospital serving the underserved patient population of San Fernando Valley with academic affiliation with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, invites applications for a Senior Physician to serve as the Vice Chair of Radiology and lead Radiology optimization efforts in coordination with Countywide efforts by the DHS Director of Radiology and manage the clinical operations in the OVMC department of Radiology. The Radiology department provides over 140,000 radiology studies per year across all multiple imaging sections.


• Oversee and manage clinical operations of multiple radiology service areas in the Department of Radiology at OVMC and affiliated outpatient ambulatory care clinics to optimize radiology services

• Provide cohesive leadership and supervision for the Radiology Department during the absence of the Chief of Radiology including representing the Radiology department at hospital-wide committees, service chief meetings and management staff meetings when the Chief of Radiology cannot attend.

• Provide leadership and management in the budgetary planning, radiology scheduling and imaging workflows of various imaging modalities as well as technology and equipment evaluation and acquisition from vendors and installation issues related to the Department of Radiology to enhance clinical services, maximize efficiency and implement cost saving strategies

• Work with Radiology leadership on quality improvement initiatives

• Provides consultation to address operational issues and improvements, personnel issues and technical problems

• Oversee the diagnostic radiology faculty schedule to ensure adequate Radiologist coverage and approve faculty time off and CME time as schedule allows.

• Assists in developing and maintaining Radiology policies and procedures.

• Approve GHX orders, vendor invoices, approve assigned timesheets for the County and registry Radiologists and Radiology administrative staff and complete performance evaluation for direct reports on a yearly basis.

• Provides direct clinical supervision (including performance and interpretations) of ER, Urgent Care, Inpatient and outpatient radiology examinations.

• Provide teaching to rotating medical students, residents and fellows



• Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy

• Board Certified or Board Eligible in Diagnostic Radiology

• Prior leadership experience and experience in Radiology operations

• Strong academic background suitable for faculty appointment at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


To apply for this position:

Candidates must formally apply online at: physician-various-specialties AND submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Denise Andrews-Tang, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, 14445 Olive View Drive, Sylmar, CA 91342 via email to

A confidential review of all applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.


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Senior Physician