Healthcare PACS Analyst

posted on July 25, 2018

Job Description

Location: Farmington, CT

Type: Permanent

Position Summary:

  • Reports to an ITS Group Lead or ITS Manager.
  • Provide application and technical information system support.
  • Designs, analyzes, builds, tests, trains and supports assigned applications.
  • Identify application/process design issues or conflicts and assist with the resolution.
  • “On Call” responsibilities as required.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Builds and maintains assigned applications and interfaces.
  • Participates in test script development and execution.
  • Conducts testing for assigned applications.
  • Coordinates vendor support for functional and technical support of applications, interfaces and equipment.
  • Participates in training and development of staff and users as assigned.
  • Provides customer response and updates according to current policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and four – six (4 – 6) years of related experience.
  • Healthcare experience is preferred.
  • Work experience may substitute for minimum education requirement.
  • Due to sensitive security and financial responsibilities, must successfully pass Credit/Financial screenings.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal health care information technology laws and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of general information technology policies and procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to operate various office machines including printers, computers and various software packages.
  • Ability to problem-solve.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Prioritization skills.
  • Process improvement and quality skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to train others.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise discretion and sound judgment.
  • Must be willing to learn new technologies and techniques.
  • Must be willing and able to come to work in adverse weather conditions.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Attends all mandatory education and training programs (including department specific) and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety and regulatory compliance as well as department safety and specific job-related hazards.
  • Follows the hospital exposure control plans/bloodborne and airborne pathogens.
  • Attire is professional, neat, clean, and appropriate for the work environment, according to the Department Appearance Policy and a high standard of personal cleanliness is maintained.
  • Reports to work on time and meets acceptable standard for attendance, based upon the department attendance policy.
  • Communicates messages clearly and concisely

Additional Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills and Requirements):

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 3 years of Clinical Imaging Applications support experience.
  • Radiology Imaging Systems (PACS Systems) required. Sectra PACS strongly preferred.
  • Voice Recognition (PowerScribe) strongly preferred
  • Vendor Neutral Architecture a plus
  • Advanced Visualization a plus
  • Other DICOM systems (Dental, Orthopedic, Oncology, OB/GYN) a plus.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Radiology/Imaging operations and workflow, PACS/RIS workflow and technology integration with a PACS system and radiology modalities.
  • Understanding of interface communications including HL7, XML and X12 messages

Certifications:

  • ABII Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) a plus
  • PARCA Certified PACS Systems Analyst (CPSA) or Certified Healthcare Enterprise Architect (CHEA) a plus

Additional Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports the implementation and operation of enterprise imaging information systems including hardware and software.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of training/competency on the imaging system and image system tools and applications.
  • Design, development, coordination, and delivery of value added services that support and enhance solutions that are utilized to retrieve, analyze, enhance, and exchange digitized medical images
  • Collaborates with Imaging Informatics Officer, Health Information Management (IM) and, and others, as appropriate, to support and successfully fulfill Imaging Informatics service obligations throughout the full initiative life cycle.

 

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