PACS Administrator - Shawnee Mission, KS
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 3/24/2017

Job Description



Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Feb 23, 2017, 8:58:32 AM

Job Summary 

The PACS Analyst has an understanding of clinical information systems related to Digital Imaging/Voice recognition and has the ability to analyze and understand business problems in order to help with the solution recommendations to meet organizational goals of maintaining clinical and business systems dedicated to providing a secure, effective, integrated patient care delivery system that continually improves outcomes, reduces costs, increases efficiency and enhances patients’ experiences. Primary responsibilities include collaborating with clinicians and end users of the system to design, build, test, train, implement, evaluate, and provide maintenance of Digital Imaging and applications ancillary to Digital Imaging workflow.

The PACS Analyst must have the capability to utilize the knowledge and skills of clinical practice, computer science, and information technology to manage data and determine clinical functions that are suitable to implement to ensure alignment with professional standards of radiologic clinical practice. They are responsible for coordinating with physicians and end users in the analysis and documentation of clinical workflows, performing gap analysis, identifying needed process changes, and help developing future workflows related to the implementation of new solutions or functionality. The ability to communicate with all levels of Hospital leadership, clinicians, physicians, and ancillary department staff and is essential for this position.
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RESPONSIBILITIES

• Serves as an active member of the AHS-IS Digital Imaging and Voice Recognition Team, dedicated to the development of electronic solutions for radiologic workflow and practices and are aligned with current best practice standards.
• Collaborates with Physicians, Clinicians, and end users Hospital Leadership, vendor and other AHS-IS teams to develop and deploy electronic applications or new functionality with assistance from team members, Application Manager and/or Project Manager.
• Independently able to perform assessment of clinical workflow processes, identifying gaps, identify needed process changes, and developing future workflows related to the implementation of new solutions or functionality with assistance from Application Manager or team members
• Ability to make recommendations, develop design, build, and test Digital Imaging/Voice Recognition application components and make necessary changes using application tools provided by vendor with minimal assistance from Application Manager or Project Manager
• Autonomously develops and maintains Digital Imaging and Cardiac PACS system design documentation and outline implementation steps using appropriate tools with ongoing system changes
• Ability to participate in team meetings as well as other requested meetings with minimal assistance
• Logging of issues to assure resolution of Digital Imaging issues associated with assigned projects and PACS systems

• Assist training team in the preparation of training materials and provide education on new applications or functionality.
• Able to train-the-trainer, super-user, upgrade and/or other training as required.
• Actively participates in the support of facilities through the implementation, activation and post-live support phases of Digital Imaging projects.
• Demonstrates initiative to put forth additional effort when required by volunteering for additional assignments and test events.
• Independently able to communicate to the Application Manager or Project Manager with a written status report for the schedules, tasks, issues, and overall project status for team initiatives.
• Communicates with users, team members, and Project Manager regarding job status and/or potential problems.
• Actively participates in the development of mentoring of new members to the team as well as those in associate and intermediate positions.
• Ability to develop meeting materials using standardized templates for meeting agendas and minutes.
• Ability to facilitate, plan, coordinate, and lead special projects using project management skills, tools, and AHS-IS methodologies.

Job Requirements

Education and Certifications

• College Degree (B.A., B.S. or similar) in a field of study such as business, IS, or Healthcare related area preferred.
• Participation in ongoing education either formal or through conferences, active professional organization participation, or journal presentations.
• Completion of one professional certification within two years and maintenance of certification thereafter
• Member of one professional organization related to job responsibilities within one year

Knowledge and Experience

• 3-5+ years of PACS Digital Imaging System Implementation experience preferred (Radiology and Cardiology PACS experience preferred)
• 3-5 years of Digital Imaging workflow experience highly desired.
• 3-5 years of Voice Recognition experience highly desired.
• Experience supporting PACS and voice recognition integration
• Knowledge of PACS integration with 3D reconstruction applications
• Experience supporting radiology specific end user computer hardware
• Experience supporting distributed network computing environment

Personal Attributes

• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills required
• Ability to work collaboratively, managing conflict with assistance from Application Manager
• Demonstrates understanding and value of teamwork and offers assistance and support to team members.
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Strong analytical skills while also having a process orientation


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Shawnee, KS
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/24/2017

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.