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Rush University Medical Center IS Manager, Medical Digital Imaging Systems in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

IS Manager, Medical Digital Imaging Systems


I S Clinical Systems




Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Project management

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Job Description:

IS Manager

Rush Medical Digital & Deparmental Systems

The Clinical Systems Manager of Medical Digital Imaging & Departmental Systems is responsible for the design and management of the institutions digital imaging systems, enterprise archive, voice recognition systems and other departmental systems. The manager assesses both the clinical and educational needs of end users and provide mechanisms to allow appropriate acess to digital images and voice recognition.

Ideal candidates possess strong project management skills/experience, ability to understand and relate business goals/objectives to a team, and strong posess strong technical skills. Additionally, the ability/aptitude to exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures .

Position Highlights:

  • Partner with Healthcare Innovators : Rush is a leader in several clinical specialties, employing some of the brightest minds in their field. Provide best in class support for cutting edge technology their patients' lives depend on.

  • Top Technical Minds : Lead an experienced team by overseeing the design, selection, implementation, optimization and support of all enterprise systems.

  • Cutting Edge Systems & Technology : Provide technical oversight of the design, implementation and optimization of all cutting edge departmental digital imagining systems, digital archiving, and voice recognition systems.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees the implementation of new digital imaging digital imaging and voice recognition systems within the institution. Ensures delivery of products that enable business value.

  • Responsible for assessing departmental needs in terms of digital imaging requirements and voice recognition and provide recommendations to upper level management for the procurement of new digital imaging systems and voice recognition or expansion of current systems.

  • Assigns and coordinates resources to meet group goals.

  • Responsible for assisting with the installation of all modalities and system acceptance prior to the clinical use of imaging devices and introduction of images into the enterprise archive.

  • Anticipates and is proactive towards meeting customer needs.

  • Provides technical advice to department managers/directors when purchasing digital imaging modalities and systems.

  • Works within IS to present one face to the customer.

  • Participates in strategic planning and department coordination.

  • Balances needs for support, maintenance and administrative tasks with projects.

  • Monitors group portfolio of projects; works with project managers to identify and resolve risks and issues.

  • Reviews and approves Business Cases and SOW for small projects (may review large projects). Manages support vendors and assists in contract negotiations.

  • Builds a positive and productive relationship with digital imaging services personnel.

  • Acts as liaison between departmental system managers and ISD core groups to ensure all systems are maintained in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Identifies systemic group problems. Proactively initiates standard repeatable group processes where appropriate.

  • Sets and meets cost center budget(s)

  • Mentors Project Managers and Business Leads.

  • Participates and supports the HSM program.

  • Responsible for employee reviews and career development

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, health care or related fields, OR

An Associate Degree and nine to ten (9-10) years of experience developing custom and web-based applications will be accepted in lieu of a bachelor's degree.

  • Five years of DICOM and PACS application implementation or support experience.

  • Six years of overall experience leading to increasing responsibilities.

  • Strong understanding of workflows in clinical settings involving imaging technology, PACS systems support and imaging modalities.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated influencing skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve complex issues.

  • Command of common office tools (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, e-mail).

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • For demonstrating leadership in the use of information technology, Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital have been listed among the most wired hospitals in the nation by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

  • Eleven Rush programs were recently ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.

  • The Rush Breast Imaging Center has been designated a breast imaging center of excellence by the American College of Radiology.

  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has designated the Rush Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery a three-star program for lobectomy. It is the society's highest rating and only is bestowed on the top 5% of thoracic surgery programs in the US.

  • The Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). Rush's transplant program is fully accredited for allogeneic and autologous marrow and peripheral

  • Rush is certified as a comprehensive stroke center by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.