As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
This position is responsible for: Facilitating and enhancing the working environment for the Radiologists by improving workflow to increase efficiency and productivity. Effectively communicate critical test results to referring physicians and healthcare providers in an accurate and timely manner. Enhance patient safety and flow by assisting the Radiologist in managing patient information and priority. Follow HIPAA organizational policies and guidelines. Facilitate patient flow and decrease cycle time by greeting, registering, entering orders and assisting, as needed, to get patient to the technologist to perform the study. Provide primary phone support and take appropriate action to facilitate the request. Provide support for all aspects of customer service for the Radiology Department. Facilitate outside study reads by appropriately uploading studies to PACS and completing the order process. Provide film digitization, CD creation to fulfill patient and healthcare provider requests.
Schedule: As needed, overnight approx. 8 hours per week.
READING ROOM: Provide assistance and services to Radiologists and Radiology customers, both internal and external, to enhance production workflow. Accurately relays complex imaging report information to appropriate customers. Reports critical results in an efficient and effective manner to expedite safe patient care. Provide customer with images, in film or CD format, as requested, ensuring all appropriate consents and form completion. Fulfill requests from healthcare providers for patient reports.
SYSTEM SUPPORT AND DATA ENTRY: Proficiently utilize multiple, complex, IT and Radiology computer systems. Perform order entry, maintaining accurate demographic and clinical information. Manage historical images by requesting from offsite storage. Monitor system dashboard for critical result reports and facilitate doctor to doctor communication. Must be able to accurately convey report information to healthcare providers. Accurate documentation of interactions must be kept. Accurately upload outside facility images and reports into Radiology PACS system with appropriate and accurate order information for interpretation by Radiologist.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Investigates and resolves customer requests, questions or problems. Contacts outside representatives to request information or assistance in resolving problem.
LEADERSHIP I: Build positive relationships with colleagues. Coach and/or mentor peers, formally or informally. Provide constructive feedback to staff. Assist others in acquiring department specific knowledge, skills, and abilities
SAFETY: Maintain safety programs within the department/division. Help develop, implement, monitor, and manage safety programs, policies, and procedures; including, but not limited to, those related to safety regulations and organizational policies. Evaluate procedures, facilities and equipment to identify unsafe conditions that need improvement. Ensure safety concerns are reported appropriately. Monitor emergency monitoring system, announcing and directing emergency personal to facilitate fast response.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ASSISTANCE: De-identify images for research projects. Prepare conference room for scheduled conferences to include retrieving all requested images, preparing web conferences.
CUSTOMER SERVICE - RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Maintain/manage strong working relationships with clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders. Respond to requests quickly and effectively. Identify and understand customer needs and expectations and meets them. Communicate any relevant information to clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders.
Inbound calls from providers and their supporting team.
Knowledge of the Digitizing room procedures and the ability to burn CDs.
Ability to place orders and download CDs efficiently.
Ability to communicate effective with physicians and supporting team.
Utilize resources appropriately such as: Internet and Intranet
Responsible for participating in the departmental and hospital programs for Quality Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of Nemours.
Ensure Nemours Customer Service Standards are being practiced consistently.
Adhere to all of Nemours Policy and Procedures and workflows including HIPAA guidelines
Regular attendance is required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, must have reliable transportation and must be able to work.
Must have the ability to work well with others, acts as a team member. Ability to work independently and engage in critical thinking.
Good Communication skills are required. In addition to accepting feedback, asking questions and active communication with counterparts and all departments.
Other duties as assigned
Inventory, stock supplies and cleanliness of designated work areas
Attend meetings and in-services and report information back to the Team.
All other duties assigned.
Give accurate information, think proactively, work independently, recognize the importance of processes and systems, strives to improve them, take direction when appropriate or when needed.
Accepts feedback; asks questions when uncertain.
Sets priorities; makes constructive suggestions.
Must work well under pressure.
Effective TEAM player. Motivates the team and leads by example.
Shows willingness to accept change.
Uses effective listening/verbal communication skills.
Responds to customer inquires timely and appropriately.
Good Communication and listening skills (verbal and non-verbal)
Must possess ability to handle difficult customers in a professional manner.
Preserve confidentiality, privacy and dignity of patients and families.
Recognizes importance of internal and external processes
Creates and maintains a professional and favorable impression on others by displaying competence and confidence through actions, standards of dress, composure and work performance.
Gives accurate information, asks questions and ability to set priorities as dictated by the workload.
Tasks calculated risks – ability to act on basis of own thoughts and experience to overcome obstacles and to create positive outcomes.
Communicates effectively with others to accomplish work activities and department goals. Includes conveying pertinent information to fellow technologists and supervisor.
Associates degree preferred, 1 year hospital experience preferred
Medical Terminology experience preferred.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.