Cedars-Sinai PACS/Imaging Informatics Sys Administrator- Imaging in Los Angeles, California
Job Posting: Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 3,000 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. Summary of Essential Job Duties: The PACS/Imaging Informatics Sys Administrator is responsible for supporting imaging informatics operations, workflow, and development. Imaging informatics engages all aspects of the digital imaging workflow including: image acquisition and processing, image distribution and storage, image visualization and interpretation, reporting, and communications. The Senior IIA must have a solid background in both imaging technology and information systems, since this position often bridges Imaging with other clinical areas and EIS. Provide support to PACS, RIS, Advanced Visualization (3D) processing, DICOM integration and validation, PACS quality control and assurance, reading room design and support, and digital imaging operations. All imaging modalities must be supported. Supported ancillary systems include film digitizers, CD/DVD import/export devices, DICOM routers, DICOM brokers, and reporting systems. The Senior IIA interacts with all sections of the Imaging Department, providing operational support and technical guidance to Imaging personnel to assure optimal digital imaging workflow. Must possess good interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate and interact with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds.
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Imaging Technology, or equivalent preferred. Masters degree in computer sciences or equivalent preferred
Imaging state license in Radiology or Nuclear Medicine and/or imaging certification required. Board certification in Imaging informatics (CHP/ABH) preferred
Minimum 6 years of experience as an Imaging Informatics Administrator or similar level with demonstrated knowledge of PACS, RIS, Imaging modalities, and associated workflow. Extensive experience in DICOM modality integration and validation, plus HL7, MOSA, HIPAA, ACR and other medical imaging standards and legislation. Imaging Technologist certification or license as applicable (ARRT, NMTCB, RDMS) with at least 5 years of experience as a technologist.
Frequent sitting and standing; occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to 25lbs. Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including; phones, beepers, and all alarms. Visual acuity acceptable for performing duties of this position. Computer work contributing to eye strain and back fatigue. Repetitive hand motions