Imaging Department

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Patient Care Associate Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This position is responsible for escorting patients to and from The Imaging Center.  Additional duties include assisting the technical staff with those tasks, as assigned, associated with the daily operations of THE Imaging Center including a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval, (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control.  Responsible for maintaining proper function of all equipment used while escorting patients (including, but not limited to, oxygen tanks, IV pumps, IV poles, wheelchairs, stretchers, patient beds).  Patient Care Associates exercise professional behavior and ethics while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

 

1.  EDUCATION:

A.  High-school diploma (or GED).

B.  CPR certification preferred but not required for hire. CPR certification mandatory after 3 months.  Classes available through CRMC at no charge to the employee.

 

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Some medical background preferable, but not necessary.           

 

3.  SKILLS:

A.  Able to Interact with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner.

B.  Answers the telephone politely and obtains all necessary information.

C.  Able to provide assistance to physicians, technical workers and supervisors.

D.  Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in the prompt, precise and professional manner.

E.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

 

Patient Care Associate Apply
FT
4p-6a Fri & 6p-6a Sat & Sun
Description:

This position is responsible for escorting patients to and from The Imaging Center.  Additional duties include assisting the technical staff with those tasks, as assigned, associated with the daily operations of THE Imaging Center including a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval, (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control.  Responsible for maintaining proper function of all equipment used while escorting patients (including, but not limited to, oxygen tanks, IV pumps, IV poles, wheelchairs, stretchers, patient beds).  Patient Care Associates exercise professional behavior and ethics while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

 

1.  EDUCATION:

A.  High-school diploma (or GED).

B.  CPR certification preferred but not required for hire. CPR certification mandatory after 3 months.  Classes available through CRMC at no charge to the employee.

 

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Some medical background preferable, but not necessary.           

 

3.  SKILLS:

A.  Able to Interact with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner.

B.  Answers the telephone politely and obtains all necessary information.

C.  Able to provide assistance to physicians, technical workers and supervisors.

D.  Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in the prompt, precise and professional manner.

E.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

 

Point of Service Coordinator Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This position is responsible for performing financial counseling of patients regarding payments, , advanced customer service, medical terminology, supervisory assistance and interacting directly with the radiologists.  The Imaging Point of Service Coordinator able to verify pre-certifications and out-of-network, and has an understanding CPT codes and billing.  Personnel in this position exercise professional judgement while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service and medical ethics.  Each staff member is required to obtain adequate knowledge and speed to keep up their particular responsibilities efficiently and accurately with minimal supervision. 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: 
  1. High-School diploma or G.E.D. required.  Advanced clerical training is preferred.

 

  1. EXPERIENCE: 
  1. Medical secretarial background is required. Experience in Registration, PET scheduling or pre-certification, CPT coding is preferred. Previous Healthcare Billing/Collection experience is preferred.

 

  1. 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 clerical assistance to customers, physicians, technical 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.
  8. Able to work well under pressure of deadlines. 
  9. Able to successfully interact with computers making use of software programs and data entry.
  10. Able to demonstrate the understanding of continuum of care, customer recovery, and advanced customer service.
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

Radiologic Tech 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

Scheduler Apply
PRN
Varied
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.

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

 

  1. 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.
  8. Able to work well under pressure of deadlines. 
  9. Able to successfully interact with computers making use of software programs, data entry, archival and retrieval applications.
  10. Able to demonstrate the understanding of continuum of care, customer recovery, and advanced customer service.
Patient Care Associate Apply
FT
5a-1:30p, M-F
Description:

This position is responsible for escorting patients to and from The Imaging Center.  Additional duties include assisting the technical staff with those tasks, as assigned, associated with the daily operations of THE Imaging Center including a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval, (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control.  Responsible for maintaining proper function of all equipment used while escorting patients (including, but not limited to, oxygen tanks, IV pumps, IV poles, wheelchairs, stretchers, patient beds).  Patient Care Associates exercise professional behavior and ethics while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

 

1.  EDUCATION:

A.  High-school diploma (or GED).

B.  CPR certification preferred but not required for hire. CPR certification mandatory after 3 months.  Classes available through CRMC at no charge to the employee.

 

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Some medical background preferable, but not necessary.           

 

3.  SKILLS:

A.  Able to Interact with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner.

B.  Answers the telephone politely and obtains all necessary information.

C.  Able to provide assistance to physicians, technical workers and supervisors.

D.  Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in the prompt, precise and professional manner.

E.  Basic computer skills are necessary.