Radiology Assistant - Good Samaritan Hospital

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 66237

Job Description:

This position provides clerical support including, but not limited to scheduling, checking in patients, insurance verifications/authorization, and collecting payments. In addition, the Radiology Assistant will assist with laboratory and electrocardiogram services as needed.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Admits all patients into computer while verifying all patient demographic, explaining forms and obtaining necessary signatures including patient/legal representative signatures. Confirms authorization requirements.
  2. Verify accuracy of the patient’s personal and insurance information, obtaining copies of insurance cards and all necessary forms.
  3. Pre-register patients for exams.
  4. Works Unverified Report, Delinquent Billing Report by Error, and/or Incomplete MSP Report as directed by Radiology Management.
  5. Assures the accuracy with registration QA is at 95%.
  6. Completes all paperwork, lab, EKG and/or imaging, documenting all necessary information for each section.
  7. Schedules patients, verifying preps and assuring patient’s understanding. Interacts professionally with the technologists to coordinate requests.
  8. Ensures all requirements are met for a proper order.
  9. Process payments when necessary and issue receipts.
  10. Minimizes in/out time.
  11. Assist technologist with paperwork; documenting histories and procedure documentation.
  12. Prepares appropriate contrast dosage.
  13. Reload laser camera as needed.
  14. Ensure cassettes are returned to correct locations.
  15. Locate Master jackets, all films and subfolders as requested.
  16. Processes film loan requests, completing all steps on each loan.
  17. Ability to successfully merge and transfer films.
  18. Able to hang films according to radiologist’s preference.
  19. Ensure the accuracy of POS payment collections.
  20. Properly identifies patient using name and DOB.
  21. Follows the facilities infection control practices without fail.
  22. Enters all data into computer prior to delivery to the lab for testing.
  23. Observes laboratory protocol regarding transport, temperature and time requirements for specimens.
  24. Operates and maintains daily records for laboratory equipment.
  25. Disinfects patient collection site and draws specimens into appropriate tubes, with sufficient volumes per departmental procedure.
  26. Sends all pediatric venipuncture to the Norman Drive facility. Initiates communication with Education staff to resolve issues.
  27. Enters required data into the system and generates complete paperwork.
  28. Explains procedure to our patients in a competent caring manner.
  29. Acquires and processes a quality tracing.
  30. Assures the tracing is properly processed for interpretation.

Qualifications

  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • BLS certification or ability to obtain within introductory period
  • On the job training provided
  • Experience in Phlebotomy and EKG skills preferred
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

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

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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)