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PACS Administrator

City of Hope
Irvine, California
Closing date
Jul 7, 2022

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Life Sciences
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About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

The PACS Administrator as a member of the Radiology Informatics team, is responsible for the support and upkeep of the PACS and image sharing applications such as Life Image and Powershare in collaboration with IT teams and resources.

Essential Functions:

Monitors performance of the Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS), initiating corrective action in collaboration with IT resources.
  • Supports PACS performance, user training, system troubleshooting, onsite and offsite assistance.
  • Assists IT Resources with PACS upgrades
  • Backup system support for ConnectHope and Voice Recognition applications.
  • Troubleshoot clinical issues related to ConnectHope and Powerscribe1 and many other imaging applications.
  • Supports radiologist, referring MDs and clinicians
  • Develop training manuals, provide new employee training and on-going training to physicians, clinicians, RNs, techs, etc.
  • Issue Management
  • Track and manage all system issues within the division, and maintains hardware inventory.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Required minimum bachelor's degree in related healthcare discipline or information systems or equivalent experience
  • 2 years PACS support experience

Required Certification/Licensure:
  • Certified Imaging Informatics Professional - CIIP - Certification within 12 months of hire

  • Powershare, Life Image

  • Sectra PACS, Nuance Powerscribe, Multiple Workstations

Additional Information:
  • Full-time, day shift
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Exempt
  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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