Patient Transporter - Medical Imaging
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: November 20, 2023
To greet, register and collect data on patients coming into the
Department of Medical Imaging. Performs exam ordering and other
clerical duties as required. This position also is responsible for
using the Picture Archiving System (PACS) for image access, image
processing and image distribution. Serves as contact for all
Medical Imaging services, telephone calls and requests for records.
Completes CD creating exams as well as hard copy of films. Directs
telephone traffic to the appropriate location in an efficient and
- Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential
functions of the position.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Basic reading, writing, oral English skills
Basic computer knowledge
Critical thinking skills using independentJudgement in making
Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
Interaction with a wide variety of people
Maintain confidential information
Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline
to reveal information
Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor
- Uses time, supplies, and other resources productively to
promote responsive and cost-effective care. Answers phones promptly
with a pleasant tone, states name and unit/department. Understands
phone functions, such as hold and transfer, and explains to callers
what you are doing. Takes accurate and complete messages and
delivers them promptly. Faxes information to offices as requested.
Overhead pages staff for calls in a professional manner.
Communicates any delay in processing requests to appropriate
persons. Is resourceful and effective in dealing with stressful
situations and/or emergencies. Demonstrate productive use of time
and completes work within assigned shift. Prioritizes work to meet
department needs, standards, and deadlines. Calls for exam scripts
not in EPIC and ensures scripts are available the day of exam.
Demonstrates working knowledge of release of information and
confidentiality policies regarding records. Assists customers in
accessing portal to retrieve reports.
- Completes varying duties in communications area and serves as a
resource person to medical staff and patients. Efficiently
separates and accurately distributes reports/films according to the
established guidelines for the outside clinics. Follows up on
undelivered reports to ensure they are sent to the appropriate
doctor. Picks up and sorts department mail. Demonstrates working
knowledge of release of information and confidentiality policies
- Assists with patient flow through preparation of requisitions
and other log sheets while maintaining FOCUS values in all
interactions with patients and peers. Greet patients arriving for
appointments in a professional, positive and friendly manner.
Efficiently gathers data from patients in order to activate the
check in document on outpatients in a timely manner to ensure
accuracy of patients' information in the HIS system and notifies
the appropriate area as needed. Assists patients with gowning as
needed. Ensures a signed physician order for the procedure is
available for our records. Responds to call lights in a timely
manner and notifies appropriate staff to attend to the request.
Check in and distribute images from outside sources.
- Completes varying duties of records technician and serves as a
resource person to medical staff and patients. Assists physicians
and other hospital personnel in locating images for review in PACS.
Knowledgeable of record retention policy. Knowledgeable of RIS
system for record tracking and locating. Has ability to burn CD's
and sends electronically to and from PACS as requested from staff
and customers. Has ability to troubleshoot within PACS.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID
19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members.
Requests for medical or religious exemption will be
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