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PACS Administrator

Jupiter, FL
Classification:  Contract 
Contract Length: 6-months
Job ID: 1633039


At CereCore, our heart for healthcare is interconnected with our knowledge of technical solutions, creating a vital link that ultimately drives the delivery of high-quality care. CereCore is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Healthcare.  

CereCore is seeking a PACS Administrator that will work remotely and help our client through a major Cerner implementation. 

The PACS Administrator is responsible for day-to-day operation of PACS/CPACS equipment including image workflow, archiving, auto- routing, and prefetching and other related activities. Works closely with leadership to ensure timely and complete capture of DICOM digital image data into the PACS/CPACS system as well as network transmission, RIS validation, exceptions handling and trouble shooting.

  • Investigates, identifies, and prepares proposals to solve specific operational problems within all clinical imaging operational areas, working closely with imaging leadership and hospital directors as well as involving the next level of administration as appropriate
  • Works closely with imaging/cardiology leadership inclusive of operations managers, Director, VP, Chief of Radiology as well as IS leadership in the development of operating standards, policies, and procedures. Reviews feedback from customers, compiles and analyzes support data, and recommends procedural and educational changes as appropriate.
  • Works closely with radiology's quality management personnel to identify and design future needs and efficient workflow processes, which include further integration into operations.
  • Acts as liaison between radiology and other departments supported by medical imaging initiatives and procedures and assisting with existing or new medical imaging endeavors
  • Works in cooperation with imaging leadership and cardiology leadership in identifying present and future needs for equipment installation and budgetary preparation; coordinates strategic planning for medical imaging systems initiatives
  • Oversees activities of vendors in all phases of installation and implementation of new and /or upgraded systems
  • Orients, trains, and maintains training workflow documents for physicians and team members both clinical and clerical.
  • Prepares reports for imaging leadership regarding medical imaging operations as appropriate or directed
  • Attends and participates in departmental/hospital meetings. Attends seminars and training sessions necessary to maintain appropriate level of professional competence
  • Ensures all department, hospital, and JCAHO, ACR, State Federal guidelines are met and maintained for imaging systems, retention rates and HIPAA compliance
  • On-call duties are on a rotating basis with the Senior Imaging Systems Administrator to include after hours, weekend, and holiday coverage
  • Performs other functions as required and/or assigned
  • Two years of College or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years healthcare experience and working in an information services department with extensive knowledge of financial systems
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organization skills required
  • Proficiency of information systems and personal computers needed. Familiarity with radiology/cardiology specific applications such as Centricity RIS, CADSTREAM for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, CAD for Mammography, Secure Exchange, Hologic, peerVue, CD Burner, MAC LAB, Night Rad Services, MagView, VR dictation systems, HL7 interfaces, Volcano, Muse, and ProFusion
  • Experience with CHC and PowerScribe 
  • Ability to learn new equipment, software updates, and train the end user
  • Maintain integrity of the PACS system for imaging department
CereCore was formed in 2001 as a shared service business within a large hospital operator.  We focus solely on helping healthcare organizations align business and IT strategies to improve processes and patient care.

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