Radiology Clerk

 

Description:

  • Knowledge of laser/film processors, protective garments, wheelchairs, gurneys, computers, typewriters, copy machines and 10 key phones
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers
  • No previous experience is required
  • Medical terminology course helpful
  • Ability to demonstrate use of various equipment including, but not limited to; computer, photocopy machine and present telephone system
  • Ability to relate well with physicians, patients of all ages and co-workers
  • Ability to prioritize and problem solve
  • Maintain a calm and reasonable attitude at all times
  • Keeps information regarding patients confidential

Job Summary

The Radiology Clerk/Aide assists on a daily basis with maintaining the appropriate level of department flow.

Duties

  • Bring patients back to dressing room and advise what needs to be removed and gown put on
  • Complete file jacket and necessary billing/paperwork
  • Place call for Radiology Nurse after getting consent information
  • Answer incoming phone lines and transfer when needed
  • Process or collect films and assemble with file jackets
  • Maintain cleanliness of patient areas
  • Have first patient ready to go at 8:00 am for each room as requested by Supervisor
  • Help maintain room supplies
  • Help lift or assist patients on or off exam tables
  • Typing and collecting all items for x-ray file jacket including pulling next days jackets
  • Delivery of x-ray file jackets to proper locations
  • Filing pertinent items
  • Learn how to hang films on alternator
  • If patient prep is required, pass out prep-kits and go over the directions with patients of all ages
  • Schedule all Doppler studies
  • Some special procedures require additional notification and scheduling with a Lab, Surgery and Ambulatory Services
  • Contact outside Hospitals to assist in scheduling MRI studies
  • Notify departments involved of all exam cancellations and appointment changes
  • Answer six incoming telephone lines
  • Give verbal reports to Doctor’s and other Medical Facilities
  • Schedule appointments and take Doctor’s orders
  • Arrange for transfer or patient x-rays and reports to outside facilities, attorneys, etc
  • Transferring telephone call to appropriate locations within the Imaging Department
  • Type all x-ray flashcards, index cards and charge requisitions
  • Handwrite same information on x-ray file jackets
  • Check daily charges against tech’s log sheet, make a copy and put it in the basket for the Radiological Associates
  • Maintain file system; keep x-ray requisitions for 3 months, Daily log ledger and daily index file cards
  • Distribute all mail to Imaging Services
  • Works with computer to get information regarding patients of all ages and to print off additional patient reports
  • X-ray films and reports:
    • Copy all x-ray reports (2-5 times dependent upon # of Doctor’s, in-patient, out-patient and Radiological Associates)
    • Keep a log of all out-going x-ray films as well as incoming film from other facilities
    • Screen x-ray reports for completeness; identify missing signatures and directs them back to Medical Records for corrections
    • Transports Doctor’s dictations to Medical Records, match flash cards to the appropriate report and direct to Doctor’s for proofing and signature
    • Prepare x-ray films and reports that are subpoenaed and handle money and receipts for film copies
    • Responsible for assuring x-ray films are pulled for next day surgeries and endoscopies
    • Distribute reports on in-patients to Lab at 10am, 2:30pm and 4:30pm. The reports of out-patients, are placed in the Physician’s mailbox
    • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Organization Oroville Hospital
Industry Medical / Healthcare Jobs
Occupational Category Radiology Clerk
Job Location California,USA
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Salary 379 - 479 | $  / Monthly
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2022-12-03 8:08 am
Expires on 2023-03-03