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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Radiology IT Director, performs duties designed to maximize the utilization of the PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System).

Responsible for the day-to-day applications support of PACS equipment including; modality workflow, archiving, quality assurance of data, and other related activities. Works closely with other PACS personnel, Department Managers, and supervisors, to ensure proper operation of DICOM digital image data transfer into the PACS as well as network transmission, RIS validation and exceptions handling.

Responsibilities*

Support of PACS Applications, modality workflow, and clinical use of images. Tasks include training, workflow assessment, application trouble shooting, and performance monitoring. Works closely with the Radiology IT Director in the development of operating standards, policies and procedures, and training programs. Reviews feedback from system users, compiles and analyzes support data, and recommends procedural and educational changes as appropriate.

Works closely with Radiology managers’ personnel to identify and design future needs and efficient workflow processes that include further integration into operations. Implements quality control monitors.

Acts as an applications trainer for Radiology and other departments related to medical imaging initiatives and procedures and assisting with existing or new medical imaging endeavors. Assists in ensuring all Department, Hospital, Compliance, HIPAA and JCAHO guidelines are met.

Required Qualifications*

Knowledge of the physics of medical imaging and image processing, familiarity with image visualization software, understanding of the principles of digital image acquisition, basic knowledge of the various imaging modalities, and some computer science background. BA or equivalent combination of education and experience - such as an associate's degree in radiological technology, physics, engineering, computer science or equivalent, plus a minimum of two years’ experience in radiological imaging. Learning and compliance with all University and Health System policies, rules and regulations.

Desired Qualifications*

 Experience as a radiological technologist or a background in medical physics is preferred.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.