Kaiser Permanente Radiology Oncology System Admininstrator in Oakland, California

Under the direction of the Regional Administrator of Radiation Oncology and the Regional Director of Radiation Oncology, the RO Systems Administrator manages the operations of the RO specific systems at the local facility to meet the clinical needs of the RO department's workflow and treatment processes.Under supervision of Regional Administrator and in collaboration with clinical teams, RO Systems Administrator is also responsible for evaluation, deployment, management and enhancement of clinical RO information systems used for clinical and operational purposes. Work closely with Chief Physicists and Physics team to evaluate new systems and functionality to include hardware and infrastructure requirements. At the request of the Regional Administrator, responsible for collaborating and/or assisting the RO Systems Administrators of other facilities. May be responsible for training new RO Systems Administrators and to provide competency assessments and input on their evaluations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management of server infrastructure and integrity of designated applications;troubleshooting and maintenance of RO clinical and QA systems, including but not limited to ARIA, Eclipse, Brainlab, MIM, and Sun Nuclear products.

  • Develop appropriate data and system security protocols for RO systems, including but not limited to access, system patches, anti-virus, and PHI/PII to comply with KP and regulatory standards.

  • Asseses, plans, and implements system changes for local and system-wide software and hardware upgrades, regional initiatives, and technological advancement.

  • Manages and maintains RO system interfaces, including but not limited troubleshooting DICOM and HL7 issues, regression testing, and management of error logs.

  • Responsible for system backups and archiving of local RO systems, including but not limted to maintenance and periodic testing of Disaster Recovery Plans associated with network and data storage.

  • Responsible for training (vendor and internal) for local physicians, technologists and other staff related to RO systems implementations.

  • Participates in regional planning and operations support processes including 1) conducting or participating in studies to determine appropriate technical solutions for business requirements, 2) participating in hardware and software evaluation efforts related to purchase or utilization of new hardware or new software systems. Provide project management, design, testing and other technical functions, as needed.

  • Performs local audits, gathers statistics and prepares reports for management and quality improvement.

  • Responsible for the general understanding of PT-IT, EM (Healthconnect), and PACS systems to troubleshoot and repair system problems in collaboration with KPT-IT, PACS Administrators, and Biomedical Engineers.

  • Responsible for local system support, software upgrades, peripheral installations and maintenance on non-MWI workstations (workstations not supported by KP-IT).

  • Responsible for working in collaboration with KP-IT, local PACS System Administrators, and Biomedical Engineering in the installation planning and execution of IT and PACS related local projects.

  • Monitors and help maintain an up-to-date inventory of network addresses, clinical system (workstations, server hardware) configurations and software versions for all RO systems.

  • Assists other RO Systems Administrators if needed to troubleshoot and subsequently repair hardware and software related problems or issues upon the request of the Regional Administrator.

  • Occasional travel is required between RO centers for onsite work. Required to provide vacation coverage and project support for other RO centers.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in implementation, troubleshooting, and conducting training of radiation oncology systems, imaging systems, informatics or information system management.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, or informatics technology, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related experience.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong information technology and computer skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with experience in developing technical documentation.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations that pertain to records retention, confidentiality and the release of medical records.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with managing complex projects involving a large number of stakeholders

  • Analytics skills with experience in SAS or equivalent tool and Tableau

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL

  • Experience with API, C++, or other porgramming language

  • Experience in web management platforms or applications

  • One (1) year healthcare experience preferred.

  • Certification through CompTIA or equivalent

  • Certification through Microsoft, Citrix, or equivalent


TITLE: Radiology Oncology System Admininstrator

LOCATION: Oakland, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.