Job Description – PACS Administrator
The PACS Administrator’s role is to perform all related activities for supporting
the hospital’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.
Manage the distribution and storage of digital images from a variety of
sources, including computed tomography, computed radiography,
magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and so on.
Provide application-level PACS support, including image workflow,
autorouting, 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 with medical imaging team to ensure the efficient distribution
of medical images to authorized users.
Collaborate closely with the IT department to ensure the smooth operation
of all PACS hardware and software.
Communicate with end users to determine PACS needs, business
requirements, and functional specifications.
Assist in the development of operating standards, policies, and
Assist in the strategic planning of medical imaging initia