Nemours is seeking a PACS Administrator (Full-Time), to join our Nemours Children's Health team in Jacksonville, Florida.
The PACS Administrator is responsible for overseeing the Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) and to assist with all related integrated systems within Radiology. In addition, this individual will act as a liaison for all Radiology application related initiatives within the department and external to the department.
Achieve and maintain one or more application specific certifications in accordance with vendor requirements if available.
Possess solid knowledge of Radiology workflow including an understanding of how images are acquired and stored in PACS.
Responsible for all aspects of day-to-day operations of PACS and Radiology applications and related equipment including workflow, archiving, auto-routing, and pre-fetching, quality control of system functionality and hardware, auditing for unread studies and other related activities.
Utilize project management methodologies to plan, organize, document and communicate project status.
Investigates, identifies, and prepares proposals to solve specific operational problems working closely with department's leadership, physician teams and Imaging Informatics.
Partners with Imaging Informatics, department leadership and other key stakeholders to identify and design future system enhancements as needed for improved workflow and improved outcomes.
Analyze system enhancements decisions and modify clinical applications to meet unique requirements of Radiology and related clinical operations without compromising data or systems integrity.
Is organized and systematic in their work with the ability to prioritize and simultaneously work on multiple tasks and projects across multiple facilities, resolve issues in a timely manner, takes on call and communicate effective solutions.
Manage interface activities in the advancement of a seamless electronic environment whenever applicable. Including the auditing of billing transactions within the EMR and integrations to ensure successful charge capture.
Collaborate with external customers to ensure Radiology services are provided in an optimized, seamless fashion while maintaining strong relationships through exceptional customer service.
Participates in Imaging Informatics Change Control meetings, a process to ensure that changes to the system are introduced in a controlled and coordinated manner and that the changes are correctly developed and tested across the enterprise. Asks questions and encourages interactions and questions from all other participants to assure process integrity.
Work with vendor representatives, the organization's clinical community and end users to ensure the system meet the organization's needs. Contributes to the professional development of the Radiologists and other clinical staff to improve patient care, including overseeing all aspects of user training. Serve as a subject matter expert at project level: serves as mentor at department level.
Work efficiently with outside hospitals to transfer images to Nemours PACS.
Works with the Radiology and leadership to maintain efficient IT workflow in clinic (software and hardware for Radiology related applications).
Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent work experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.
Minimum of five (5) + years experience required.
Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) preferred.
Application specific certifications preferred.
Strong technology skills, ability to manipulate data, and master multiple databases.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.