Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Day

Job ID

5000418333406

Req. No

70031498

Job Title

PACS Administrator

Region

CHRISTUS System Office

Category

Information Technology

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS Health Corp Services-68700

Address

600 Elizabeth St
Corpus Christi, TX  78404
US

Type

Full Time

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POSITION SUMMARY
The PACS Administrator will work to ensure efficient and effective operations of either the Radiology and/ or Cardiology depts. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to maintaining Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), acting as a liaison in digital imaging initiatives with Radiology and/or Cardiology departments, overseeing and coordinating existing and participation in new PACS and digital imaging related initiatives, provide PACS support to all end users within assigned region. This position is exempt.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for day-to-day operation of PACS equipment including image workflow,
  • archiving, auto-routing, and pre-fetching and other related activities
  • Works closely with Radiology and /or Cardiology dept. directors/managers to ensure timely
  • and complete capture of DICOM digital image data into the PACS, as well as network
  • transmission
  • Investigates, identifies, and assists in solving specific operational problems within PACS,
  • working closely with unit operations managers, IM and/or vendors
  • Troubleshoots and solves problems with PACS equipment prior to escalation
  • Assists with development of operating standards, policies and procedures, related to
  • PACS. Compiles and analyzes support data and recommends procedural and educational
  • changes as appropriate related to PACS
  • Acts as liaison between Radiology and /or Cardiology and other depts. related to PACS
  • initiatives and procedures and assisting with new medical imaging endeavors both invasive
  • and non-invasive
  • Assists Director of Informatics with strategic planning for Radiology and/or Cardiology
  • PACS related initiatives
  • Coordinates PACS training and set up or all physicians/offices, nurses, techs and other
  • end users as applicable. Manages training for all future staff and physicians using PACS
  • Regionally leads all new Radiology and/or Cardiology related PACS upgrades,
  • conversions, and implementations, coordinating with CHRISTUS IM, dept directors,
  • physicians and vendors as appropriate
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with Health Informatics Associates.
  • Works with all clinical disciplines and staff of all CHRISTUS facilities and regions.
  • Rotate on-call schedule as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
A. Education/Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Healthcare or IT strongly preferred or 4 years clinical experience in lieu of degree.

B. Experience

  • Must have two years of related health care experience
  • PACS experience required


C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

  • Valid Texas Driver's License
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