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Imaging Informatics Director

Kaiser Permanente , Clackamas

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 02/23/2018

Location: Clackamas, OR
Job Number: 658088
Date posted: 12/18/2017
Directs the regional Imaging Information Systems (IIS) Department. Provides strategic direction and oversight for assigned systems, including Radiology, Cardiology, Dental, and Eyecare PACS systems. Provides business oversight for the Radiology Information System component of HealthConnect. Serves as the regional expert for all imaging related questions and strategies for imaging related technologies. Serve on national committees related to IIS to facilitate communications, information sharing, best practice sharing, and equipment evaluation.

Essential Responsibilities:
Collaborate with Information Technology (IT) services to develop strategic plans related to IIS, including network capacity, hardware requirements, security and service requirements. Support regional needs for alliance partners and external service providers for IIS needs. Participate in regional IT planning groups as appropriate. Provide imaging expertise to the region for imaging technology, informatics, and infrastructure to IT, HealthConnect, and physicians. Responsible for the Regional governance structure of Imaging Informatics.
Collaborate with department directors, clinicians, Radiologists and imaging staff to determine current and future IIS needs, conduct business process assessment and analysis. Provides integrated solutions planning. Recommends alternative technologies that will enhance imaging information systems.
Collaborate with HealthConnect development and support for IIS requirements. Provide expertise for the Radiology information system.
Plans for operating and capital requirements. Develops and maintains capital plan for Imaging Information technology. Obtains stakeholder buy-in and support. Collaborate with vendors to identify and understand technology that will reduce costs, increase productivity, and increase member satisfaction. Develop service level agreements with vendors, IT and customers. Monitor to ensure that the agreements are being honored.
Collaborate with the Business Operations and Strategy Director to develop a technology strategy for Imaging. Collaborate on business case development for supported departments.
Collaborate with National and regional teams on equipment selection, best practices, and information sharing. Participate in National imaging committees as appropriate.
Ensures operational efficiency of diagnostic imaging data management systems. Documents and communicates disaster recovery plan for assigned systems. Ensures information systems are in compliance with all regulatory requirements. Maintains system security and standardization.
Serves as liaison between diagnostic imaging management staff, users and vendors regarding training programs, seminars, and maintenance with other external specifications and documentation of computer systems. Participates and/or leads committees as appropriate.
Ensures that Imaging Information systems comply with all regulatory requirements. Collaborate with regional imaging compliance manager to develop and maintain Imaging Informatics policies and procedures. Develop reports to monitor compliance.
Schedules, monitors, and assures quality work performance of assigned personnel. Hires, trains, supervises, counsels, disciplines, and terminates assigned staff as appropriate. Communicates goals, objectives, accountabilities, priorities, and authority parameters to assigned staff.

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum seven (7) years of clinical information systems or related experience.
Minimum five (5) years of working with enterprise level systems implementation and project planning to meet strategic goals.
Minimum three (3) years of experience working with standard protocols and interfaces (HL7, DICOM, IHE, HIE).
Minimum three (3) years in a leadership role as a PACS systems manager or IT Manager.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
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Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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