MRI Liaison - Good Samaritan Hospital - Part Time

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 74241

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Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Manager-Imaging Operations and associated Team Leaders, provides coordination for all MRI outpatients between the time of exam scheduling and completion of exam. Serves as a liaison between MRI staff and providers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborates with physicians, nurses and MRI staff in the early identification of potential exam order issues. Obtains valid orders, either verbally or by fax, to allow for timely continuation of care. Communicates clearly and follows up on open issues in a timely manner. 2Ensures completion of patient’s medical and MRI safety screening prior to presentation for exam.
  2. Verifies insurance authorization is in place prior to patient presentation for exam.
  3. Provides MRI staff with medical and environmental information pertinent to patient’s current illness and exam requested (i.e. medical implants, claustrophobia, special needs).
  4. Ensures patient is scheduled on appropriate magnet considering implantable devices, body habitus and/or claustrophobia.
  5. Consults the MRI Safety Physicist in the event of any questionable implants, devices or additional MRI safety concerns.
  6. Demonstrates basic and updated MRI safety knowledge.
  7. Maintains a thorough and current knowledge of MRI services and external vendors for coordination of seamless care.
  8. Provides referring physician patient education information and direction to on-line resources.
  9. Consults with the MRI Team Leader or Lead Technologists for recommendations of other care options, as indicated, in the event the patient may not meet criteria for an MRI.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Prior Imaging/Communications experience preferred
  • 3 - 5 years experience working with office staffs or other medical specialties
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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)