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Picture Archive and Communication Systems (PACS) Program Specialist

Company: Ansible Government Solutions
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewAnsible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is seeking a full-time PACS Administrator/Program Specialist to work with us in support of the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare system in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The selected candidate will provide guidance, instruction, maintenance, and trouble-shooting services in the day-to-day operation of the VA's PACS, Voice Recognition System (VR), and the radiology package in the Veterans Integrated Systems Technology Architecture (VISTA).** Must be ARRT certified with 3+ Years as a PACS Program Specialist**This position requires knowledge of computer and imaging systems in a Local Access Network (LAN) environment. The ideal candidate will be a subject matter expert in assisting the PACS Manager with the planning, development, installation, and operation of the PACS network elements, as well as the integration of these elements with related systems. The selected candidate will be directly responsible for the accurate delivery of digital images for appropriate clinical staff viewing throughout the VA Medical Center.Schedule: Full-time Monday through Friday; however, this is a 24/7 support requirement that could necessitate after-hours support.Contract Duration: An initial 4-6 months with potential long-term extensions.Responsibilities

  • Evaluating, monitoring, and continuously improving various imaging informatic workflows with the Imaging Services (PACS, VR, all VISTA Imaging Interfaces)
  • Devising means to maintain continuity of workflow through normal and degraded systems conditions
  • Resolving common and unusual operating problems
  • Ensuring calibrations of diagnostic quality medical grade monitors
  • Managing image/patient demographic dataflows
  • Working with vendors and servicing personnel to troubleshoot problems with hardware and software
  • Coordinates with Imaging Service Supervisory Staff to ensure routine maintenance and downtime will only affect patient workflow to a minimal degree
  • Acts as a back-up Automated Data Application Coordinator (ADPAC)Qualifications
    • US Citizen
    • Knowledge of image visualization software and understanding of the principles of digital imaging acquisition, management, archive and communication
    • Knowledge of integrated speech recognition system and Radiology Information Systems (RIS)
    • Able to solve routine and complex problems related to PACS
    • Advanced knowledge and skills with Windows based systems and a working knowledge of UNIX based systems
    • Thorough knowledge of a variety of imaging modalities and the display characteristics of each (ex. X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, PET, Nuclear Medicine---etc.)
    • Command of theory and new development sufficient to apply judgment to solve routine and more complex problems related to radiology equipment, PACS, computer workstations, and radiation safetyAll candidates must be able to:
      • Sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, and reach above shoulders during the work shift
      • Lift up to 50 lbs from floor to waist
      • Lift up to 20 lbs
      • Carry up to 40 lbs a reasonable distance
      • Push/pull with 30 lbs of forcePowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Ansible Government Solutions, North Las Vegas , Picture Archive and Communication Systems (PACS) Program Specialist, Other , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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