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Application Consultant II-Radiology Imaging Informatics , FT,Mon-Fri, days (6601)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the patients we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring an Application Consultant II to coordinate development, configuration, testing and maintenance of Children’s RIS (Radiology Information Systems), PACS (Picture Achieve and Communication Systems), PowerScribe 360 dictation system, and the Electronic Medical Record system in collaboration with the Medical Imaging and IT departments.  The  Application Consultant II will Partner with CHS team and vendors in addressing current needs and in the development of future opportunities. This role is responsible for day-to-day operations of the EPIC, PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System), Nuance, Image Sharing, Post Processing, and all related equipment and software interfaces. The  Application Consultant II will serve as a liaison in digital imaging initiatives to physicians, physician offices, nursing, ancillary, IT and equipment vendors and participate in the coordination of existing and future PACS and other digital imaging initiatives. 


Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



  1. Coordinates system/application implementation processes. Participates in requirements definition, application development and system selection activities. Designs, configures, tests and maintains Children’s computer applications to accomplish the hospital’s strategic goals and meet the needs of the end-users.


  1. Researches, analyzes and corrects system and user problems in a timely manner. Makes recommendations to vendors on programming changes & product development.  Participates in TDW (Technical Design Workshop)-type activities.  Participates with On-Call or Monthly Maintenance Teams.  Serves as liaison to expedite support issues between clients and vendors. Develops and maintains necessary documentation.


  1. Serves as application consultant to departments and operational task forces and committees. Works with individual departments to define requirements. Works with the teams to define process flows and make recommendations for workflow optimization.


  1. Manages small to moderate upgrades/projects and serves as an application consultant on large scale projects. Functions as liaison between Project Manager and other team members involved in implementations. Serves as Project Manager backup as needed


  1. Defines security needs and configuration. Monitors/audits for appropriate security level usage.


  1. Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding design of system reports as needed from the various Children’s applications.


  1. Analyzes system interface queues as appropriate. Works with interface team to identify & resolve interface-related issues when they arise. Contacts vendors for assistance as needed.


  1. Develops and coordinates application test plans. Responsible for maintaining updated test plans for all applications with assistance from other team members.


  1. Collaborates with Leadership as an IT Consultant during budgeting cycle and other identified needs.


  1. Researches, evaluates and communicates new technology for applicability.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



  • Completes special projects and performs other related duties as assigned



  • Comprehensive technical knowledge of Medical Imaging and Information Technology, focusing on Radiology application development and support.
  • Adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced evolving environment to meet project deadlines
  • Effective planning, organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Proven ability to utilize critical and analytical thinking skills for problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) with dept staff, management, administration and vendors
  • Strong interviewing skills in performing needs assessment, conducting research,  and ensuring objectives are met
  • Ability to serve in leadership role in conducting meetings, making presentations, offering recommendations


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Medical Imaging and/or Information Technology or medical profession required. Similar work experience may substitute for education
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Information Technology or healthcare field, including 2 years as an Application Consultant preferred



  • Experience working with Medical Imaging Applications preferred






Job Details

Date Posted July 10, 2018
Date Closes October 8, 2018
Requisition 969616-13370
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1099.11 Information Technology Project Managers
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Problem Resolution
  • Healthcare IT Technology
  • Microsoft Office
  • Data Warehouse
  • Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

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  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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