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Swedish Health Services PACS Administrator - Epic System Administration in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Group is looking for a PACS Administrator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Epic System Administration at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA

The PACS Administrator's role is to perform all related activities for supporting the organization's Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS). This includes preparing images for digital archiving and assuring the quality control of medical diagnostic images and files. The PACS Administrator is also responsible for diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all PACS associated hardware and software while ensuring its optimal performance. This position requires a person be able to manage multiple tasks and troubleshoot a variety of issues on a daily basis. A solid background in PACS hardware and software is a minimum requirement of the job.

In this position you will:

  • Manage the distribution and storage of digital images from a variety of sources, including computed tomography, computed radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, etc.

  • Provide application-level PACS support, including image workflow, auto routing, and other activities.

  • Integrate diagnostic images with Hospital Information Systems (HIS) and Radiological Information Systems (RIS).

  • Ensure that digital image data transfers are properly entered into the PACS system, RIS validation, and exceptions handling.

  • Collaborate closely with the IT department to ensure the smooth operation of all PACS hardware and software.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years experience in PACS, diagnostic workstation station technology or information technology

  • Experience setting up and customizing local workstations

  • Experience working on and updating 3D workstations (Siemens and GE)

  • Excellent technical knowledge of image capture and archiving technologies

  • Hands-on hardware and software troubleshooting experience with radiology applications

  • Previous exposure working in a large PACS environment

  • Good knowledge of current network protocols, data transfer systems, including TCP/IP, DICOM, HL7, etc.PACS equipment support

  • Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, and healthcare guidelines

  • Ability to work remotely and in person at any Swedish Medical Center campus

  • Ability to operate tools, components, and peripheral accessories

  • Strong knowledge of applicable document retention (ISO 9001) and copyright laws

  • Familiarity with project management techniques and procedures

  • High understanding of confidentiality and data privacy laws, as well as federal legislations such as HIPAA

  • Understanding of organizations goals and objectives

  • Must have a customer service mindset

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Radiologic Technology

  • Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) from the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) or equivalent

  • License in Imaging Technology (Radiology, Ultrasound, MRI, etc.) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)

  • Certifications in PACS (CPSA, CPIA, CPSM, MCITP)

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: IT Operations and Support

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Bank Of America Bldg (WA239) 800 Fifth Ave Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 271934