PACS Analyst - Medical Imaging - Tucson Campus

Job Number
206543
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Shift
Day
Department
Banner-- Univ Med Ctr Tucson - Radiology-Support-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
City & State
US-AZ-Tucson
Posting Category
Medical Imaging / Radiology

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Banner University Medicine Center Tucson Campus has a Picture Archiving Communications System (PACS) Analyst Opening.  

 

We have a great opportunity for the right person. 

 

This position will be supporting our Medical Imaging Department that provides around the clock service to the Tucson Campus.  This position supports CAT Scan, MRI, and Interventional Radiology and the billing requirements for coding all these exams as well as the ability for Banner Radiologists to provide the most accurate & rapid diagnosis possible. 

 

You will create 3D renderings from the raw data collected by the Imaging equipment during a patient’s scan.  The images are then pushed to a separate workstation, satisfying the billing requirements, and the reconstructions are created by hand.

 

Prefer a minimum for six months experience working on 3D reconstructions for CT and/or MRI.  In addition, solid understanding of anatomy is very helpful. 

 

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About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient
care, teaching future health-care professionals and
conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on
the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its
specialized pediatric services including neonatal and
intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies.
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern
Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care
for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is
consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the
prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World
Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care
has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from
the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's
physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services
include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced
neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant
program. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org

 



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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for the analysis, the daily operations and system maintenance activities of the medical imaging Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS). Provides knowledge, guidance and research to define and modify processes in accordance with department/facility policies and procedures.This position is responsible for the analysis, the daily operations and system maintenance activities of the medical imaging Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS). Provides knowledge, guidance and research to define and modify processes in accordance with department/facility policies and procedures.


Essential Functions

  • Maintains and optimizes the work flow in the PACS arena in accordance with established procedures. Maintains, monitors and troubleshoots the systems to ensure uninterrupted operation. Ensures compliance with all department, facility and regulatory policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives, and assists with the communication of those goals and objectives to various PACS staff and stakeholders.

  • Coordinates initiatives for development of operating standards, protocols, and administrative policies and procedures. Develops and implements procedural and educational changes as appropriate.

  • Acts as liaison between department and other internal departments, vendors, and outside agencies to ensure the delivery of timely and efficient services and problem resolution.

  • Tests, implements, and maintains interfaces between contributing image and IT systems.

  • Supports system users with operational problems by resolving issues and concerns using internal and external resources.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Either an associate's degree in a related field or equivalent combination of relevant education, technical, business and healthcare experience required. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, ability to analyze data and solve problems. Requires the ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.

    Requires intermediate to advance skills using the desktop operative software, network infrastructure and web browsers.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Previous experience with PACS application.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.