Imaging Department

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Scheduling & POS Supervisor Apply
FT
8:30a-5p
Description:

This position provides effective oversight of the daily operations of the Clerical staff of The Imaging Center.  The Supervisor must be able to effectively lead, direct and manage the daily tasks required of the staff of this area. This position is also responsible for being able to perform all duties of any Imaging Clerical position and the training of all Clerical personnel.

This position is responsible for performing and overseeing the following duties:  secretarial, clerical, reception, collections and Imaging scheduling including advanced Imaging procedures requiring research.  They must be familiar with preauthorization procedures and familiar with medical necessity requirement for most Imaging procedures.  This position is responsible for efficient scheduling of staff, evaluating Clerical staff’s individual efficiency and performance and following CRMC’s policies for effective counseling of employees to improve performance..  Effective communication skills, advanced customer service, sound knowledge of medical terminology are essential tools of this position.  This person interacts directly with the radiologists. The Lead Clerical must exercise professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service and medical ethics.

Patient care responsibility for the reception waiting area, the reception area dressing rooms, when called upon during a disaster recall situation and at other times (when in the best interest of patient care) requested temporarily by a technologist or radiologist.

 

1.  EDUCATION:  High-School diploma or G.E.D. required.  Advanced secretarial/clerical training is required. Medical terminology education or equivalent work experience is required.

 

2.  EXPERIENCE: 

  1. Five years of Medical office experience is required. Experience in Scheduling and knowledge of the pre-certification process is required.
  2. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

3.  SKILLS: 

  1. Interacts with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner.
  2. Answers the telephone politely and efficiently.
  3. Able to provide precise secretarial/clerical assistance to customers, physicians, coworkers and supervisors.
  4. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a calm, prompt, precise and professional manner.
  5. Able to successfully operate office equipment and perform data entry tasks.
  6. Able to accomplish several tasks at a time.
  7. Has advanced knowledge in medical terminology.
  8. Advance customer service skills such as surveying, and questionnaires.
  9. Able to work well under pressure of deadlines. 
  10. Able to successfully interact with computers making use of software programs, data entry, picture archiving communication systems applications.
  11. Able to demonstrate the understanding of continuum of care, customer recovery, and advanced customer service.
  12. Able to instruct others.
Registered Nurse Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel. 

 

  1. EDUCATION:  Graduate of a school of professional nursing.  Current Tennessee RN license.  (See Unit Specific Requirements)

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:  Experience in acute care nursing preferred.  (See Unit Specific Requirements)

 

  1. SKILLS:  BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements) 

 

Imaging

  1. PALS upon hire or within 1 year
  2. ACLS upon hire or within 1 year
  3. Basic Arrhythmia course upon hire or within 1 year (Exception:  Nurses with experience in patient populations requiring arrhythmia interpretation will be given the standard CRMC Basic Arrhythmia test and those scoring 85 or greater will not be required to attend Basic Arrhythmia.
Imaging Manager Apply
FT
1st shift
Description:

This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising the daily technical functions of the Imaging Center at the Hospital, Outpatient
Center and Cardiac Imaging Center; including safety, ensuring quality, reasonable cost, administration of all Imaging Center policies and procedures. Assists the Imaging Center Director to plan and adhere to the annual budgets for each modality; hire qualified Clerical personnel; assess and coordinates documentation of the Center’s quality improvement issues.   This position acts as a liaison between the radiologists and the staff to ensure positive effective communication.  This position is responsible for resolution of patient complaints arising at the Outpatient Imaging Center and the Cardiac Imaging Center.  This position works with hospital auditors, coders and Imaging Center Chiefs to ensure appropriate reimbursement.  This position is responsible for the management of the Women’s Center Chief, the Imaging Clerical Supervisor and the PCA/Phlebotomists including counseling, development and evaluation.

 

1.  EDUCATION:  Graduate of AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology.  Must be registered with the ARRT.  Must have BLS training.  Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business required or working toward.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Must have five years of experience in medical imaging management.  Multi-modality background is highly desirable.

3.  SKILLS:  This position requires excellent organizational skills.  Manager must be able to interact with physicians, patients, patient families, hospital personnel and the pubic in a professional and competent manner.  Manager must support the Director of the Imaging Center in hospital and departmental policies, procedures and administrative decisions. 

Radiologic Tech Apply
FT
6a-9:30p, Sat/Sun
Description:

This new graduate/entry level position is responsible for working directly with patients and assisting radiologists and/or staff physicians while administering x-rays in the course of radiological examinations in concordance with physician orders. The radiologic technologist shall be capable of operating radiologic equipment, perform a variety of radiological procedures, operate the picture archiving system, use radiographic supplies including contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. The level I technologist shall be competent in the following areas: general radiography, routine fluoroscopy including barium studies, emergent trauma radiography, radiographic technique formulation, radiographic quality control and portable radiographic procedures. Level I technologists exercise professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

 

EDUCATION: Associate Degree from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology and registered (or registry eligible) with the ARRT. The candidate must successfully pass the national registry test for radiologic technology within 12 months from the start of being registry eligible. Must be certified in Basic Life Support.

 

EXPERIENCE: Two years of Clinical experience in an ARRT accredited radiologic technology program. Additional on the job experience is preferred.

 

SKILLS: Must be able to perform a variety of radiologic procedures, (general, fluoroscopy portable) in a variety of settings with high regard for patient care and quality of work. Must possess a basic working knowledge of equipment to perform radiologic procedures and ancillary functions. Must demonstrate ability to provide basic patient care as related to Radiology. Must possess exceptional customer service skills based upon the standards set at Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Scheduler Apply
FT
9:30a-6p, M-F
Description:

This position is responsible for performing secretarial, clerical, communication, customer service, basic medical terminology, radiology scheduling,  interacting directly with the radiologists and clinical Imaging staff. Personnel in this position must understand and operate  information systems software including, but not limited to Order Management, or Scheduling, Radiology, and Order Fax system.  This position is also be responsible for exercising professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service and medical ethics.

 

The position requires successful interaction with child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age specific groups. Patient care responsibility for the reception waiting area, the reception area dressing rooms, when called upon during a disaster recall situation and at other times (when in the best interest of patient care) requested temporarily by a technologist or radiologist.

 

1.  EDUCATION:  High School diploma: additional education in business or medical field preferred.

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Previous experience in a medical setting involving clerical and basic medical terminology preferred.

3.  SKILLS: 

  1. Interacts with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner.
  2. Answers the telephone politely and efficiently.
  3. Able to provide precise secretarial assistance to customers, physicians,  clinical coworkers and supervisors.
  4. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.
  5. Able to successfully operate office equipment and perform data entry tasks.
  6. Able to accomplish several tasks at a time.
  7. Has a grasp of root words in medical terminology.

Advance customer service skills such as surveying, and questionnaires.

  1. Able to work well under pressure of deadlines. 
  2. Able to successfully interact with computers making use of software programs, data entry, archival and retrieval applications.
  3. Able to demonstrate the understanding of continuum of care, customer recovery, and advanced customer service.
Radiologic Technologist Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This new graduate/entry level position is responsible for working directly with patients and assisting radiologists and/or staff physicians while administering x-rays in the course of radiological examinations in concordance with physician orders. The radiologic technologist shall be capable of operating radiologic equipment, perform a variety of radiological procedures, operate the picture archiving system, use radiographic supplies including contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. The level I technologist shall be competent in the following areas: general radiography, routine fluoroscopy including barium studies, emergent trauma radiography, radiographic technique formulation, radiographic quality control and portable radiographic procedures. Level I technologists exercise professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

EDUCATION:  Associate Degree from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology and registered (or registry eligible) with the ARRT. The candidate must successfully pass the national registry test for radiologic technology within 12 months from the start of being registry eligible.  Must be certified in Basic Life Support.

EXPERIENCE:  Two years of Clinical experience in an ARRT accredited radiologic technology program. Additional on the job experience is preferred.

SKILLS: Must be able to perform a variety of radiologic procedures, (general, fluoroscopy portable) in a variety of settings with high regard for patient care and quality of work.  Must possess a basic working knowledge of equipment to perform radiologic procedures and ancillary functions.  Must demonstrate ability to provide basic patient care as related to Radiology.  Must possess exceptional customer service skills based upon the standards set at Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Radiologic Tech Apply
FT
3rd
Description:

This new graduate/entry level position is responsible for working directly with patients and assisting radiologists and/or staff physicians while administering x-rays in the course of radiological examinations in concordance with physician orders. The radiologic technologist shall be capable of operating radiologic equipment, perform a variety of radiological procedures, operate the picture archiving system, use radiographic supplies including contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. The level I technologist shall be competent in the following areas: general radiography, routine fluoroscopy including barium studies, emergent trauma radiography, radiographic technique formulation, radiographic quality control and portable radiographic procedures. Level I technologists exercise professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

EDUCATION:  Associate Degree from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology and registered (or registry eligible) with the ARRT. The candidate must successfully pass the national registry test for radiologic technology within 12 months from the start of being registry eligible.  Must be certified in Basic Life Support.

EXPERIENCE:  Two years of Clinical experience in an ARRT accredited radiologic technology program. Additional on the job experience is preferred.

SKILLS: Must be able to perform a variety of radiologic procedures, (general, fluoroscopy portable) in a variety of settings with high regard for patient care and quality of work.  Must possess a basic working knowledge of equipment to perform radiologic procedures and ancillary functions.  Must demonstrate ability to provide basic patient care as related to Radiology.  Must possess exceptional customer service skills based upon the standards set at Cookeville Regional Medical Center