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Radiology Support Technician per diem Hazelton

Lehigh Valley Health Network Hazleton, PA
  • Posted: February 06, 2020
  • As Needed
Job Summary: Performs various patient care duties under supervision within the Radiology department. Responsible for patient throughput. Provides other support services as a care delivery team member. Assures that optimum levels of supplies and equipment are available to meet departmental needs. Maintains accurate information in Hospital Information System and performs all clerical/computer functions to support patient care delivery. Responsible for checking all patient orders are correct and clarification of discrepancies. Delivers a high level of customer service while providing daily contact for our customers. Acts as a liaison between Technologists, other departments, Physician offices and Radiologists. Utilizes effective and appropriate communication styles by facilitation communications among caregivers, patients and visitors. Responsible for the safe and efficient movement of patients to and from Radiology and Clinical Units via wheelchair, stretcher or bed which may include patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips and other equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures. Assists with emergent situations as directed. Responsible for all aspects of registering and/or documentation of patient demographic and insurance information, insurance verification in designated areas. Supports each department within Radiology and the hospital goals and objectives.

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent. Successful completion of role orientation and ongoing in-service and continuing education programs.

Radiology experience and knowledge preferred. One year of prior customer service experience. The ability to display compassionate, positive and upbeat disposition in interactions with customers/patients is important to the success of this role. Ability to demonstrate the importance of and ability to provide a high level of customer service. Ability to multi-task and take initiative. Willing to participate in departmental/organizational committees and activities. Knowledge and working use of medical terminology preferred. One year experience in a hospital setting and/or a physician registration and insurance verification position.

Excellent telephone skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to deal effectively and ethically with medical and confidential information relating to patients, families, and physicians. Ability to multi-task. Demonstrates the ability to initiate, accept and adapt to change. Demonstrates time management and organizational skills. Must demonstrate the ability to prioritize and work independently in a changing environment that has multiple interruptions and is stressful. Demonstrates accuracy and compliance with detailed-oriented responsibilities. Must be able to hear, comprehend and follow directions and must be able to speak, read and write English. Must be able to walk and be capable of lifting and moving patients. Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the values and mission of LVHN. Exhibits PRIDE behaviors.



Preferred Qualifications:

Licensure and Certifications: BLS

BLS
 

Lehigh Valley Health Network

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