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Job Summary

Clinical and Revenue Cycle IT

The HITS Clinical and Revenue Cycle (CRC) IT division is responsible for more than 300 clinical and business applications that patients, clinicians, and staff rely upon every day. The CRC team is responsible for supporting inpatient and ambulatory care, clinical areas, and revenue cycle activities. A significant focus for the CRC team is MiChart, Michigan Medicine’s electronic health record (EHR) system, including  implementing and configuring MiChart workflows, enhancements, optimizations, and new modules.

Under the general direction of the Director for Departmental Applications for the Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) department, performs duties designed to maximize the utilization of the Clinical Enterprise Imaging Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) System and Enterprise Viewer.

Responsible for the day-to-day applications support of the Clinical Enterprise Imaging VNA and Enterprise Viewer including; modality workflow, archiving, quality assurance of data, viewing of diagnostic images through the EMR, and other related activities. Works closely with other IT personnel, PACS personnel, Clinical Department Managers, and Supervisors to ensure proper operation of diagnostic image data transfer into the Clinical Enterprise Imaging VNA as well as viewing of diagnostic images using the Enterprise Viewer throughout the health system.

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.

Responsibilities*

  1. Support of the Clinical Enterprise Imaging VNA and Enterprise Viewer applications. Tasks include training, workflow assessment, application trouble shooting, and performance monitoring.
  2. Under limited supervision gathers and analyzes user needs for developing and modifying clinical workflows for the storing and viewing of clinical diagnostic images.
  3. Works closely with HITS and clinical departments in the development of operating standards, policies and procedures, and training programs. Reviews feedback from system users and compile and analyzes support data and recommends procedural and educational changes as appropriate.
  4. Works closely with clinical manager’s personnel to identify and design future needs and efficient workflow processes that include further integration into operations.
  5. Assists in ensuring all department, hospital, Compliance, HIPAA and Joint Commission guidelines are met.
  6. Provide off-hours support required.

Required Qualifications*

Senior Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in physics, engineering, computer science or Associate’s Degree in radiological technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • 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, understanding of DICOM communications, HL-7 interfaces, computer science background is desirable.
  • Learning and compliance with all University and Health System policies, rules and regulations.

 

Intermediate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in physics, engineering, computer science or Associate’s Degree in radiological technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-3 years’ experience
  • 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, understanding of DICOM communications, HL-7 interfaces, computer science background is desirable.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Exposure to any of these applications is a plus: Sectra, Client Outlook, Epic, and Fuji Synapse.
  • Experience as a diagnostic technologist (Radiology, Cardiology) or a background in medical physics is preferred.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.