Job Description

Location: Steward Health Care
Posted Date: 1/21/2022
The PACS Administrator is responsible for all aspects of the Radiology and Cardiology PACS products, including day-to-day support of the systems, project oversight and integration of the PACS system operation with the Information Systems standards and policies. Day-to-day support includes monitoring the system’s interfaces, hardware, software and proactively addressing the issues. It includes problem isolation, resolution and escalation as well as all aspects of backup and recovery. This position will provide administrative responsibility for the system, system maintenance, updates and fixes. It includes system administration of all aspects of the system. Project oversight includes project planning, scheduling, reporting, budgeting, tracking, issue management and deliver of assigned projects. It includes vendor coordination, management and escalation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the operation of the PACS systems. Verifies that appropriate process has occurred (scheduled operations, backups, rebuilds archives, etc.)
  • Monitors the systems interfaces to insure they are always functioning.
  • Develops monitoring and downtime processes.
  • Monitors the systems hardware, software and performance and proactively addresses all issues including storage space, system performance and archiving/backup and recovery.
  • Position requires 24x7 support
  • Provides system administration of all aspects of the system. This includes creating, updating and maintaining system tables, maintaining sign-on/passwords and granting access for users.
  • Provides maintenance and upgrade support and responsibility for the system. This includes coordinating all system maintenance activities fixes, updates and new releases) and insures appropriate testing and implementation coordination.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Have a strong understanding of the Radiology and Cardiology departmental processes and workflow.
  • Solid understanding of DICOM and HL-7 standards.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Experience (Type & Length): Minimum of three years’ work experience in information technology preferred
  • Other: An in-depth understanding of PACS product, assisting with system implementations, upgrades and maintenance activities preferred.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal ability to furnish information. 41 CFR 630-1.35.

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