Job Description


- Retrieve, digitize, distribute, file, and track all radiology image datasets, reports, documents and requests utilizing PACS, CD burner, hardcopy copy files, radiology transcription/voice recognition system, hospital/radiology information management systems, and image review/retrieval/archive systems.
- Mail/transmit requested image datasets and reports.
- Call or fax "wet readings" to inpatient and outpatient units and/or MD office as needed.
- Sort and distribute daily mail, reports, and correspondence.
- Perform required paperwork, data tracking, and logging for image dataset and report transactions.
- Post and remove completed cases from viewing stations.
- Retrieve prior image datasets and prepare for reading as needed.
- Maintain all image-related subpoena and depositions requests.
- Retrieve and correlate cross index files.
- Track film tracking to on-site and off-site locations to ensure all films are interpreted and returned.
- Reviews PACS system for readings and final checks.
- Clean PACS and other image viewing monitors as needed and in accordance to protocol.
- Greet, receive, and assist customers when addressing image dataset and report management.
- Maintain orderliness of the image dataset/report management area to ensure ease of dataset/report retrieval.
- Maintain appropriate supplies for the file area while reporting supply shortages to the lead clerk with ample notice.
- Communicate quality improvement observations, concerns, and/or recommendations to supervisor.
- Assist other professional, technical, and clerical staff as needed by managing image datasets and reports in a quick and courteous manner.
- Maintain general knowledge of other clerical areas and provide assist in those areas.
- Perform work in all Department of Radiology image dataset and document locations as needed and when needed.
- Perform other related work in other clerical/aide areas as needed.

For Patient Area:
- Assist with flow of Radiology patients by notifying appropriate modality after patient arrival in holding area.
- Assist with flow of Radiology patients by coordinating transport when patient is ready for return to room or facility.
- Visualize patient and follow protocols for safety and infection control.
- Immediately report any patient care or equipment problems to nursing/technologist staff.
- Seek assistance from nursing/technologist staff to meet patient personal needs.
- Prepare equipment by wiping down stretcher or wheelchair with disinfectant wipe and covering surface of equipment with a sheet.
- Assist nursing/technologist staff with moving patient from wheelchair or stretcher.
- Ensure that patient is provided a sheet for privacy and a blanket for comfort as needed.
- Obtain and transport paperwork/chart as required.
- Identify correct patient for transportation in accordance with hospital policy.
- Adhere to the necessary precautionary methods for patients on precautions and will use personal protective equipment as necessary.
- Communicate with patients, nursing personnel and other department personnel in the performance of position responsibilities.
- Notify appropriate personnel upon arrival /departure of patient and/or miscellaneous items at unit/department.
- Report immediately any change in patient's condition (difficulty breathing, complaints of discomfort, etc) to nursing/technologist staff.
- Maintain and clean equipment (stretchers & wheelchairs) in collaboration with transport staff.
- Report defective equipment to the appropriate manager for repair
High school diploma or equivalent.
Medical terminology experience preferred. One year previous medical record billing experience preferred.
AHA BLS Health Care Provider
PACS, office computers, telephone, fax, voice recognition/transcription, image management systems.

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