Pay Scale: $13.94 - $18.53
Under the direction of the Imaging Office Supervisor, the Radiology Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties, which includes receiving Imaging Services patients, scheduling, filing and answering telephones.
Greets patients in a timely manner.
Performs patient check-in at the time of visit and completes all paperwork necessary to ensure the process is efficient and all clinic and regulatory policies are in compliance.
Fills out consent forms for treatment and has patient sign on arrival to department when needed.
Performs Medical Necessity checks.
Issues exam preparation materials by checking in the schedule module and/or the technician to verify the exam.
Notifies ordering providers of required changes based on Radiologist's Protocols in regard to patient's medical history, medication allergies and laboratory results.
Screens physician orders for accuracy and completeness and orders exam(s).
Imports outside CD's and performs comparison of each as needed.
Prepare and distribute CDs, reports and/or films that were performed prior to PACs as requested by physician offices or other facilities.
Issues addendums/comparison requests as needed.
Verifies and checks-in all films returned from physician offices and other facilities.
Pulls and files all film jackets.
Prints Taken Exams Report. Problem solves inconsistencies as directed.
Prints Draft report and requests to sign off if needed.
Distributes reports to appropriate physician's office.
Prepares next day's schedule.
Sorts and distributes incoming mail.
Answers multi-phone lines using proper telephone etiquette and takes messages in a courteous manner.
Provides telephone reports to the physicians or faxes a report to physician offices.
Responsible for office filing and maintaining office files as directed.
Working knowledge of medicalterminology and previous hospital experience preferred.
Computer experience required.
Must have strong communication andcustomer service skills.
Must have excellent telephoneetiquette.
Requisition ID: 2019-R0211117
Market: CHI Mercy Health
Catholic Health Initiative