Main Function: Processes and digitizes imaging procedures submitted on films and importing data from CDs to PACS. Maintains an accurate record, through the radiology information system (RIS), of all film/CD movement and file maintenance procedures.
Perform routine digitizing of submitted films as described in the Dept. of Radiology Policy and Procedure Manual. Responsible for digitizing of films from clinic areas within the Hospital on a consistent and timely basis.
Review OMS orders in RIS for each examination. Modifies orders to correlate with submitted films. Reviews for completeness (i.e., Fed EX slip, written report, exam complete)
Call requesting service area when orders are not available for release and follows-up on status of these orders.
Identifie order priority of submitted films and organizes appropriately by Stat Read, Stat File, Read and File Only classifications.
Prepare organized, accurate records and enters data into appropriate computer system
Accurately enters patient demographics, name, MRN, pt type, account number, requesting physician, clinical information, into the Radiology Information System (RIS).
Enter all patient procedure codes accurately into the RIS, prints additional PPFs when needed. Updates the system with correct procedure code when procedure has been modified.
Enter correct patient demographics into equipment.
Document reason why images cannot be digitized.
Maintain an accurate record, through the radiology information system (RIS), of all film/CD movement and file maintenance procedures.
Ensure that the logbook in Film Digitizing Dept. is completed for all submitted films.
Track all CDs sent to the PACS Support Group for evaluation.
Track exam into patient or clinic RIS.
Responds to requests, from clinics, for submitted films. Answers any questions and directs unknown answers to the correct staff.
Able to lift heavy cartons of 40 to 50 pounds
Able to stand on feet for up to 50% of day
Needs good visual acuity
High level concentration required
Work: M-F, 9-5 or 10-6 must be flexible
High school or G.E.D. / Associates Degree Preferred
Internal Number: 2019-32330
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