Kaiser Permanente Assistant PACS Administrator in Oakland, California

Assist PACS Administrator in the installation, testing, implementation and support of PACS devices and related systems includingPC operating systems, network interface software and system administrative software in a radiology department. Under thesupervision of the PACS Administrator, assists with the operations of the PACS systems at the local facility to meet the clinical needs of the facility PACS workflows and referring physicians' expectations of receipt of diagnosis. Assists with local system support andtraining for local processes and implementation of software upgrades and peripheral installations. Responsible for working incollaboration with KP-IT in the execution of all PACS related local projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensuring PACS equipment and procedures are safe, functional and capable of meeting the radiology needs of the medical staff in a timely manner.

  • Participates in local on-call rotation and support for all local PACS initiatives under direction of the PACS Administrator.

  • Assists PACS Administrator in assuring acceptable levels of system performance by utilizing various software tools for monitoring systems.

  • Assists with system changes for local electronic transcription; local software and hardware upgrades as well as local and regional training for pertinent system changes.

  • Assists PACS Administrator in training and support for local physicians, technologists and other staff related to the Imaging PACS Implementations.

  • Performs local audits, gathers statistics and prepares reports for management and quality improvement.

  • Supports all end-user departments throughout the medical center with problem definition and resolution.

  • Performs periodic QA on PACS workstations under direction of PACS Administrator.

Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficient in computer operations and informational data systems, preferably in a health care environment.

  • Knowledgeable of medical terminology required.

  • Strong verbal and written skills.

  • Strong information technology and computer skills required.

  • Accountable for assisting the support of the digital dictation system, transcription systems and electronic reporting systems for Imaging as well as potential involvement with parallel service lines requiring PACS assistance.

  • Basic DICOM knowledge preferred.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of direct network and IT experience strongly preferred.

  • Voice Recognition software and hardware experience preferred.

  • iSite PACS experience preferred.

  • Associate's degree in business, organizational development, information technology or related field preferred.


TITLE: Assistant PACS Administrator

LOCATION: Oakland, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.