This position is responsible for system maintenance and quality control activities of the medical imaging Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) across facilities and/or business entities.
Maintains and optimizes the work flow in the PACS arena in accordance with established procedures. Maintains, monitors and troubleshoots the systems to ensure uninterrupted operation. Ensures compliance with all department, facility and regulatory policies, procedures and guidelines.
Participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives, and helps communicate those goals and objectives to various PACS staff and stakeholders.
Researches, identifies, and makes recommendations to address and resolve operational problems. Works closely with other PACS and information technology personnel, department managers/supervisors, and facility staff as needed and acts as a liaison. Focuses on performance improvement and quality management.
Coordinates initiatives for development of operating standards, protocols, and administrative policies and procedures. Develops and implements procedural and educational changes as appropriate.
Acts as liaison between department and other internal departments, vendors, and outside agencies to ensure the delivery of timely and efficient services and problem resolution.
Participates in the development of the department budget in conjunction with established goals and objectives. Plays a key role in ensuring budgetary goals are met on an annual basis. Works within the equipment and operating standards, identifies system requirements and seeks approval for capital expenditure proposals. Contributes to the strategic planning process and coordinates implementation phases with appropriate stakeholders.
Serves as a subject matter expert for the PACS application and provides leadership to achieve optimal operational, financial, and satisfaction outcomes. Acts as a consultant and trainer within the organization. Collaborates with all departments to assist with patient flow and process improvement. Provides on-call coverage for after-hours technical support across multiple facilities and/or business entities.
Supports system users with operational problems by resolving issues and concerns using internal and external resources. Tests, implements, and maintains interfaces between contributing image and IT systems.
Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent combination of relevant education, technical, business and healthcare experience typically obtained through 4 years experience in related health care operations.
3 years experience as PACS Analyst or related experience required. Requires advance skills using the desktop operative software, web browsers, database design, user interfaces and computer design systems.Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, ability to analyze data and solve problems. Requires the ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.As is typical in this industry, variable shifts and hours and carrying/responding to a pager may be required. Must possess a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.
CIIP or PARCA certification preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 260301
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