Imaging

Scheduler

Type: FT
Education: High School diploma: additional education in business or medical field preferred.
Hours: 9:30a - 6p
Experience: Previous experience in a medical setting involving clerical and basic medical terminology preferred.
Skills: A. Interacts with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner. B. Answers the telephone politely and efficiently. C. Able to provide precise secretarial assistance to customers, physicians, clinical coworkers and supervisors. D. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner. E. Able to successfully operate office equipment and perform data entry tasks. F. Able to accomplish several tasks at a time. G. Has a grasp of root words in medical terminology. H. Able to work well under pressure of deadlines. I. Able to successfully interact with computers making use of software programs, data entry, archival and retrieval applications. J. Able to demonstrate the understanding of continuum of care, customer recovery, and advanced customer service.
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.

Patient Care Associate/Certified Phlebotomist

Type: PRN
Education: Holds high school diploma or GED. Phlebotomy training desired but not required. Basic Life Support certification is required. Certification in phlebotomy from a national board is preferred or obtained within 12 months of initial hire date.
Hours: Varied
Experience: Hospital or doctors office experience with medical/surgical patients preferred.
Skills: A. See Competency skills list for phlebotomy. B. Basic EKG lethal arrhythmia interpretation. C. Able to Interact with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner. D. Answers the telephone politely and obtains all necessary information. E. Able to provide assistance to physicians, technical workers and supervisors. F. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in the prompt, precise and professional manner. G. Basic computer skills.
Description:

This position is responsible for providing phlebotomy, including but not limited to bleeding times and Arterial Blood Gases, for patients as directed according to established standards and practices.  This position provides clinical support to professional staff for basic nursing care under the supervision of radiologists and R.N.s.  Assists with routine cleaning of equipment and environment.  Responsible for supply inventory, maintenance, and stocking. Assisting the Outpatient Imaging Technologists with daily operations. This position is responsible for proper function of all ancillary equipment.  These personnel work within the confines of the Outpatient Imaging Center. 

Echo Sonographer

Type: FT
Education: A. Employees hired after 01/01/1999 must be Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in Echocardiography or Cardiovascular Credentialing International. Registry Eligible employees MUST obtain certification meeting the aforementioned requirement within 6 months after employment date. B. Each employee is responsible for acquiring his/her own Continuing Education Credits to stay in good standing with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)C. Employee must attend all hospital mandatory in services.D. Must be certified in Basic Life Support.
Hours: Dayshift
Experience: One year of experience in complete 2D, m-mode, Adult Echo and Transesohogeal Echo.
Skills: A. Must have then skills and knowledge in performing multi-plane cardiac ultrasounds with the ability to perform required calculations such as valve area, valve gradients, pressure calculations, velocity and other calculations. B. Must have excellent customer service skills.
Description:

 

This position is responsible for working directly with patients and physicians, performing transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of dependent and basic secretarial, clerical and housekeeping functions such as customer service, examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval, (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control.  It requires independent judgement and initiative while operating diagnostic ultrasound equipment, preparing exam rooms, and keeping the ultrasound department stocked with supplies.  Echosonographers exercise professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

 

RN

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: Varied
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements)
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. 

Patient Care Associate

Type: FT
Education: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). CNA Certification preferred. CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.
Hours: 3:30p-11:30p, M-F
Experience: Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. No minimum required.
Skills: Able to read and write English. Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care. BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.
Description:

This position is responsible for performing basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center.

Type: PRN
Education: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). CNA Certification preferred. CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.
Hours: Varied
Experience: Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. No minimum required.
Skills: Able to read and write English. Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care. BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.
Description:

This position is responsible for performing basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center.

Radiologic Tech

Type: PRN
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.
Hours: Varied
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
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.