Executive Director Imaging Services

HARTZ Search
December 20, 2020
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Centra Health – Lynchburg, VA


HARTZ Search invites you to explore an exciting opportunity with our newest client, CENTRA Health in Lynchburg, Virginia for an Executive Director, Imaging Services for the entire system.  Centra is a regional nonprofit healthcare system based in Lynchburg, Virginia.  It was created in 1987 through the merger of the Lynchburg General (LGH) and Virginia Baptist (VBH) hospitals. In 2006, Southside Community Hospital (CSCH) in Farmville joined Centra as an affiliate. In 2014, Bedford Memorial Hospital, in Bedford, joined Centra’s network and became the 4th hospital in the system. With more than 8,500 employees, 400 employed providers and physicians and a medical staff of nearly 800, providing care in 70 locations, Centra serves over 500,000 people throughout central and southern Virginia.  Centra provides medical services to patients across a geographic area roughly the size of the state of New Jersey, covering approximately 8,000 square miles, through many facilities and practices.

The Executive Director of Imaging Services will supervise the operations of inpatient and outpatient imaging services across the full Centra system. In addition to operational responsibilities, this role will create or refine offerings that align with strategic vision and growth goals of Centra ensuring the highest levels of clinical quality, patient satisfaction, integrity, and commitment of the imaging team. Radiology services include angiography, MRI, Ultrasound, CT, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear medicine. Centra Health is seeking a an Imaging Leader that can unify imaging services, physicians and technology across the health system.  A candidate that can deliver that standardized operating procedures, system standardization and partner with other inter-department leaders to ensure Imaging Services is seen as an asset to the organization – assisting with throughput issues, a partner and service oriented. The Executive Director, Imaging Services will be responsible for making a significant impact in the following areas:

  • Departmental Strategic Planning & Performance
  • Program Development-Imaging Services
  • Budget Creation & Management
  • Imaging Services & Practice Improvement
  • Departmental HR Management
  • Compliance & Policy Development
  • System-wide thought leader


  • System-wide Imaging Services leader
  • Reporting directly to the SVP and Chief Operating Officer for Centra Health
  • 4 hospitals and multiple locations with Imaging services
  • Competitive compensation, Annual Incentive Program, relocation offered


  • Position requires minimum Bachelors Degree, Advanced Degree heavily preferred
  • Current certification for ARRT is REQUIRED
  • Minimum 5 years leadership experience in Imaging Services
  • Centra Health utilizes Cerner EMR and Siemens Imaging equipment
  • Strong finance background, budgeting skills, equipment selection and exceptional physician relations


LOCATION – Lynchburg, Virginia:

Lynchburg, Virginia is located in the Central Virginia region at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is known as the "City of Seven Hills." Lynchburg is the home of Randolph College, Lynchburg College, Virginia University of Lynchburg and Liberty University, and is a center of cultural activities such as concerts, plays, lecture series and art shows.


Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest is in Lynchburg, the home of Anne Spencer - the Harlem Renaissance poet.  Lynchburg offers state parks, shopping, cultural events, hiking, golf and a budding culinary scene.  You are close to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Roanoke, Richmond and Charlottesville, VA.



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