POSITION SUMMARY The PACS Administrator will work to ensure efficient and effective operations of either the Radiology and/ or Cardiology depts. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to maintaining Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), acting as a liaison in digital imaging initiatives with Radiology and/or Cardiology departments, overseeing and coordinating existing and participation in new PACS and digital imaging related initiatives, provide PACS support to all end users within assigned region. This position is exempt.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Form Date: 02/25/2013 2 Responsible for day-to-day operation of PACS equipment including image workflow, archiving, auto-routing, and pre-fetching and other related activities Works closely with Radiology and /or Cardiology dept. directors/managers to ensure timely and complete capture of DICOM digital image data into the PACS, as well as network transmission Investigates, identifies, and assists in solving specific operational problems within PACS, working closely with unit operations managers, IM and/or vendors Troubleshoots and solves problems with PACS equipment prior to escalation Assists with development of operating standards, policies and procedures, related to PACS. Compiles and analyzes support data and recommends procedural and educational changes as appropriate related to PACS Acts as liaison between Radiology and /or Cardiology and other depts. related to PACS initiatives and procedures and assisting with new medical imaging endeavors both invasive and non-invasive Assists Director of Informatics with strategic planning for Radiology and/or Cardiology PACS related initiatives Coordinates PACS training and set up or all physicians/offices, nurses, techs and other end users as applicable. Manages training for all future staff and physicians using PACS Regionally leads all new Radiology and/or Cardiology related PACS upgrades, conversions, and implementations, coordinating with CHRISTUS IM, dept directors, physicians and vendors as appropriate Works collaboratively in a team environment with Health Informatics Associates. Works with all clinical disciplines and staff of all CHRISTUS facilities and regions. Rotate on-call schedule as required Perform other duties as assigned
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and per...formance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, therefore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.