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Detailed Responsibilities

  • Prepares and positions patient for mammography procedures.
  • Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
  • Moves imaging equipment into specified position determines exposure factors based on patient characteristics and adjusts equipment controls to set exposure factors and produce images of proper detail, density, and accuracy.
  • Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
  • Processes images and reviews for proper identification and quality control.
  • Explains purpose and procedures for breast self-examination to patients and answers patients' questions.
  • Prepares images for reading by radiologist or requesting physician.
  • Completes work in RIS and PACS.
  • Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes minor repairs on radiologic equipment, arranging for repairs as needed.
  • Protocol schedules, obtains and reviews previous mammograms, makes follow-up calls, and performs other administrative tasks as necessary.
  • Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.
  • Prepare and assist with Interventional procedures to include handling of specimens and completing lab forms.
  • Performs Stereotactic procedures, Bone Density procedures and X-ray procedures when needed or required.
  • Must be flexible to work at multiple locations and varied shifts. Demonstrates a commitment to "World Class Customer Service" and promotes a positive work environment.
  • Fileroom tasks up to including uploading CD's, SHS images, digitizing films and creating loan requests Other duties may be assigned.

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

  • Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Communicates changes and progress.
  • Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback;
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Follows policies and procedures. Uses time efficiently.
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner. Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
  • Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed. Displays original thinking and creativity; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates a commitment to "World Class Customer Service" and promotes a positive work environment
  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two year college of technical school
  • MRTBE (CMT & CRT)
  • ARRT - (R) (M) board certification must be obtained in Mammography
  • CPR
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Detailed Responsibilities

  • Explain procedure to patient, to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation. Requests removal of metal objects which are hazardous to patient and equipment when magnet is activated. Position and immobilize patient in exam scanners and observe during scan for patient safety.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust technique to improve quality. Review and evaluate images for technical quality for diagnostic purposes.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Able to answer patient, technologist and radiologist questions.
  • Must be able to go beyond duties in order to do what is best for the patients and department.
  • Screens all personnel prior to entering magnetic resonance imaging room to comply with all safety measures.
  • verify in PACS and complete work in RIS
  • Understands and demonstrates correct usage of necessary equipment to perform procedures.
  • Follows protocols requested by Radiologist.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of communication tool that allows patient and technologist to communicate during examination.
  • Enters data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry into aperture into computer.
  • Completes forms and maintains records, logs, and reports of work performed.
  • Performs routine maintenance, diagnoses malfunctions, and is responsible in arranging for repairs as needed.
  • Must be flexible to work at multiple locations, Must be flexible to work varied shifts
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates a commitment to "World Class Customer Service" and promotes a positive work environment
  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school
  • MRTBE
  • ARRT board certification in CT and MR must be obtained. If not certified in specialty must be obtained within 24 months.
  • CPR
  • I.V. Skills
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Detailed Responsibilities

  • Schedules and confirms appointments for a variety of exams using a computerized system.
  • Receives calls through phone queue and also makes outgoing calls to patients with faxed orders.
  • Monitors and fills in schedule with add-ons throughout the day.
  • Initiates protocol process by either transferring patient to Assessment Coordinator, or scheduling "Assessment" exams at time of appointment for MRI, CT, and Biopsy patients.
  • Ensures that patient demographic and insurance data is complete and accurate (e.g. Patient contact phone numbers, Insurance carrier and ID#).
  • Key in location code to generate worklist.
  • Provides patients with complete instructions including; any preps required, location, date and time of exam.
  • Submit merge request for duplicate accounts.
  • Communicates with imaging centers regarding cases and special needs of patients.
  • Seeks assistance from scheduling notes, scheduling coordinator and supervisor as needed. Communicates to Contact Center Coordinator potential problems to receive direction on how to resolve situation(s).
  • Attaches orders that have been faxed to the appropriate file.
  • Schedules Blocks and releases blocks as assigned.
  • Reviews orders to ensure all ordered exams are scheduled or are being scheduled.
  • Call patients when requested. Participates in Training /Orienting/Mentoring new employees as requested by contact center coordinator.
  • Participate in meetings. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates a commitment to "World Class Customer Service" and promotes a positive work environment
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • 2-3 Years Scheduling
  • Radiology/Medical Industry, MA or Back Office experience or related Certification a plus
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Detailed Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer services with greeting and acknowledging all patients in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Work with patients in preparing them for their exams. This may include obtaining medical histories, having patients change and other required prep for the patient's exam.
  • Obtain detailed information on MRI safety sheet and have patient remove all personal belongs to ensure their safety.
  • Start IV's and run I-STAT as needed.
  • Assist fellow co-workers with daily tasks.
  • Work up prior exams and labs for next day appointments.
  • Request outside imaging and/or upload outside imaging for comparisons.
  • Keep patient areas clean and stocked.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates a commitment to "World Class Customer Service" and promotes a positive work environment
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Phlebotomy experience required; IV skills a plus
  • CPR
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Careers

The past 34 years have seen Southwest Medical Imaging (SMIL) evolve as a premier imaging group in the southwestern United States. SMIL provides advanced diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and research in 14 outpatient centers and 3 major hospitals across the Greater Phoenix Metro area.

In 2016 SMIL won the Southwest Alliance for Excellence Award for customer and employee satisfaction, sound management, innovation and results. "At SMIL employee engagement is folded into everything we do to deliver best-in-class patient care," Jessica Montgomery, Chief Operations Officer.

SMIL was again recognized with the prestigious Advisory Board Company's 2017 Workplace of the Year Award honoring SMIL's commitment to maintaining a best-in-class work environment.

"We are committed to communication, deep listening and engaging our teams. We believe healthcare companies such as ours become and stay successful when employee engagement is essential to quality, productivity and continual innovation."

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