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Radiology Systems Specialist

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Radiology Systems Specialist / Information Analyst to join the Radiology Systems Support Team at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Based in the University Department of Radiology, the successful applicant will support the administration and management of all radiology systems including the Picture Archive & Communication System, Radiology Information System and EPR. In this role you will contribute to efficient day-to-day RIS/PACS service delivery, ensuring continuity of patient care and data integrity. The role also includes participation in the development and maintenance of RIS/PACS operational policies, provision of data support to Radiology IT projects and business cases, and responsibility for the completion of national data collection exercises.

To be considered for this role applicants must have strong RIS/PACS experience, proven knowledge of process driven IT systems in a clinical environment and must satisfy the essential criteria of the person specification.

Main duties of the job

  • Supports the Radiology Systems Manager in the administration and management of all Radiology systems this includes the Picture Archive & Communication System (PACS), Radiology Information System (RIS), and the Radiology elements of the Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system
  • Ensures efficient day-to-day PACS/RIS service delivery in the clinical environment to ensure continuity of patient care maintains the integrity, safe use and security of the PACS/RIS databases
  • Provides advice and assistance in all matters associated with the provision, implementation, maintenance and effective use of IT technology

About us

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest District General Hospitals in the country. The hospital achieved Foundation Trust status on 1st June 2006. It was the first Foundation Trust in the South Central Strategic Health Authority. The Trust has a successful track record of delivering high quality acute medical and surgical services for 500,000 patients across West Berkshire, an area extending from Newbury in the west to Henley-on-Thames in the east, and including Wokingham and parts of Hampshire to the south and parts of Oxfordshire to the north. The Trust is Readings biggest employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Contributes to the development of Radiology systems strategy supports the Radiology Systems Manager in the evaluation, selection and procurement of new systems

In accordance with change control processes, executes approved technical changes to PACS infrastructure

Acts as a source of expertise with regard to PACS, RIS and associated systems is aware of current developments within own area of expertise

Advises the Radiology Systems Manager on system status and contributes to future system developments/renewal programmes

Undertakes project management activities as and when required, to support implementation of new systems and technical processes proposes improvements to workflow and system use

Supports the Radiology Systems Manager in the implementation and maintenance of changes to information systems, upgrades and interfaces within Radiology

Person Specification



  • Degree in IT / Health Informatics or other relevant graduate qualification, or equivalent senior level experience
  • Advanced IT skills



  • Previous PACS / medical IT system experience
  • Experience in staff teaching / training

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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