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Interim PACS and RIS Manager

Job Description

​We are working with an NHS organisation based in the South East who are seeking to appoint an PACS & RIS Manager to lead on all PACS/ RIS related queries, Radiology IT software updates and follow the trust RFC/CAB requirements.

The role will be working Monday and Tuesday, 08.00-18.00hrs each week for a 6 month period. The position will start ASAP and will be at Band 8a.

Job Summary:

It is expected that the candidate will manage the Radiology Information System (RIS), Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) and other relevant IT systems and produce information reports and statistics to ensure the effective running of the Imaging department.

The manager is responsible for updating RIS and PACS policy/protocols including contingency planning and will work in conjunction with the Radiology Manager and Radiology Clinical lead to improve service delivery and service improvement for the benefit of the patient.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Pathology Manager, with pathology network projects such as digital pathology;

  • Leading testing and assisting large scale trust level and regional level projects that require PACS integration such as federated order comms, PAS system, RIS re-procurement, Electronic Patient Record (EPR) and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) integration;

  • Managing the Radiology Information System (CRIS), Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) and Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) across the Trust and local community hospitals;

  • Acting as liaison with service providers for PACS/RIS upgrades, maintenance schedules and negotiate annual service contracts.

The ideal candidate:

  • The ideal candidate will have proven NHS experience with Information Management Systems including but not limited to – RIS, LIMS, Order Comms, EPR etc.

  • You will have previously worked within Digital IT / IT Software at a Band 7 and above.

If you are interested in the role, please email Rebecca Taylor with a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.