iMethods is currently seeking a PACS Systems Administrator for a large health system in the Central, FL area. This is a contract to hire position and will require candidates either live in OR relocate to the Central Florida area.
The PACS System Administrator is responsible for coordinating the operational, fiscal and human resources related to Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and all Radiology Information technology initiatives.
Will monitor and direct the system configuration and maintenance as well as the support of day to day image workflow, archiving, auto routing, prefetching, Radiology System integration and other related activities.
Coordinate with all Radiology Departments to ensure maximum system functionality is achieved and maintained.
Coordinate integration of all peripheral equipment and related systems.
Continually seek and review feedback from system users including compilation and analysis of data resulting in recommendations for procedural changes and educational programs.
Participate in strategic planning for medical imaging initiatives.
Participate in the development of annual operational budget relative to PACS initiative.
Identify present and future needs for equipment installation with the Radiology management team.
Develop operating standards, policies and procedures for PACS operations in a collaborative effort between Information Systems and Radiology.
Coordinate and prioritize all PACS and Radiology Information System projects by coordinating resources and ensuring maximum integration of related systems.
Oversee activities of vendors in all phases of installation and implementation of new systems.
Coordinate all required ancillary clinical medical imaging personnel relative to PACS operation. Including interviews and establishing training/orientation programs.
Attend seminars and training sessions necessary to maintain appropriate level of professional competence.
Ensures all Information Services, Vendor, State and JCAHO guidelines are met and maintained.
Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Maintains compliance with all policies and procedures.
Understand the core business practice of and the customers supported by the technology.
Act as a liaison between IS and Radiology and act to resolve any IT related issues.
Maintain communication with IS managers, Imaging managers and all other units affected by PACS
Assist in the assessment and planning for appropriate system solutions that best fit current and future business requirements, consistent with client's long-range plans.
Establish measurable goals for professional enhancement.
Four (4) years of related experience in radiology operations and/or healthcare project management required.
Basic understanding of operating systems software, server-based systems, networking, data storage and Web browser use is required.
Experience with quality control testing and change management is required
Bachelor's degree required; Associate's degree and six (6) years of related work experience supporting PACS/RIS may substitute for the Bachelor's degree
Registered Radiologic Technologist (RT(R) w/ ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist) preferred but NOT required.