Imaging Informatics Analyst

 
Position: Imaging Informatics Analyst

Job ID: 144299

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PEDI RADIOLOGY-INFORMATICS

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Imaging Informatics Analyst – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital technology setting. In this position, you’ll provide for usability, reliability, and continuity of clinical operations for all computerized information and imaging systems throughout the enterprise, including, but not limited to Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS), Voice Recognition System (VR), and other PACS integrated systems. You will provide system evaluations, workflow efficiency analysis, technical support, documentation, and training to all staff using these systems . Additionally, you will conduct the day-to-day operations of the systems, including performing daily maintenance, data mining, reporting, and utilities. You will support all imaging hardware and software for clinical departments incorporating imaging in their workflow. This is a growing need by many departments. Applicants should have background with supporting imaging equipment including familiarity with electronic medical record systems, Radiology Information Systems, DICOM and HL7 standards. Familiarity with how medical images are acquired, retrieved, analyzed, and exchanged throughout and outside a medical enterprise is preferred. On-call hours will occur once every six few weeks.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Ensures department workflow from image acquisition, and reporting through enterprise image access and viewing
  • Directly assists users to resolve problems with application use
  • Provides technical support for hardware and software problems, interacting in person and via telephone
  • Analyzes, conducts, implements, and controls system design, configuration, and modification of imaging information systems
  • Oversees database integrity and system security
  • Performs application maintenance activities
  • Responds to crisis situations
  • Coordinates activities and information dissemination
  • Assists with informatics service vendors and other support areas
  • Assists other informatics team members and participates in special projects
  • Participates in the professional development of oneself and others


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, system management, or other related field
  • A combination of four years of related experience and/or education may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree
  • One year information systems experience in a radiology department or medical setting with imaging in their workflow
  • Certificate in Reg. Health Information in Technology (RHIT) is preferred
  • Project Management Professional license in project management, computer systems administration, and/or imaging informatics would be a plus
  • Functional knowledge and basic understanding of computer systems, software applications, hardware, database, and computer networking concepts
  • Familiarity with a variety of hardware and software environments
  • Custom database report generation or data mining experience (Oracle, SQL, or Crystal Reporting) is preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred
  • Experience with help desk processes, application user training, DICOM software viewing applications, and medical imaging interfaces are preferred
  • Radiology workflow and operational knowledge of PACS, RIS and Voice Recognition system, and working knowledge of the healthcare industry are preferred
  • Knowledge of Hospital Information Systems (HIS), Radiology Information Systems (RIS), Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS), Voice Recognition systems, and understanding of the Health Level 7 (HL7) and Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM) standards are a plus
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; problem-solving skills; analytical skills
  • Ability to assemble computer-related equipment (monitors, printers, CPUs, and computer furniture)
  • Must possess organizational and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to adapt to different levels of technical experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and function calmly while dealing with multiple tasks is required
  • Must be a self-motivated team player with exceptional attention to detail
  • Must display a positive attitude
  • Must be able to participate in Performance Improvement teams
  • Must have the ability to support different levels of end-user skills
  • Must possess and display analytical skills pertaining to a variety of hardware and software applications


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