The Radiology Informatics Analyst is a member of the Leadership staff within Radiology. The primary function of this position is to be responsible for the day-to-day operations of all RIS/PACS equipment and systems as well as the image work flow through the information systems. The Radiology Informatics Analyst works closely with coordinators/managers/physicians of various areas within Radiology Services to ensure proper capture and transmission of data and information into the RIS as well as images into the PACS. Provides support to current hospital applications and assists with the implementation of new systems. Assumes responsibility for analyzing hospital RIS/PACS systems and supporting the information needs of users in the areas of vendor relations, installation support, project management, training, reporting, data integrity, problem resolution, and end-user support. Provides planning and management of integration of RIS/PACS and other hospital systems. Provides on-call support for off hours as needed.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
AS or BS degree in one of the IS/IT fields, or 5 years equivalent full time experience in a Radiology or Medical Imaging position with strong computer skills, or 3 years equivalent full time experience in a Radiology Informatics Position.
Working knowledge of networks and telecommunication (voice & data) as well as technical knowledge of medical image quality, orientation, and labeling.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a self-motivated individual who has strong interpersonal and project management skills. Fundamental knowledge of contemporary hardware/network platforms is desirable. Working knowledge of Image orientation, Image Quality, and Hanging Protocols as well as knowledge of relevant prior exams is strongly encouraged . Is available on an On-Call basis for off hours system support.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:
Office setting. Exposure Class II.
Sedentary work: sitting for extended periods of time, with exposure to CRT and repetitive motions of hands, wrists and fingers. Prolonged periods of viewing the monitor.
WORK CONTACT GROUP:
All services, employees, and medical staff.
SUPERVISED BY: Manager