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Imaging Informatics Assistant

Job ID: 967293
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Rad Imaging Informatics Ctr
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Feb 9, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

The Imaging Informatics Assistant is responsible for assisting the Radiologists and clinical staff in the day-to-day operations relating to the acquisition, storage, routing, and retrieval of clinical images and results. Maintains knowledge of software applications, downtime procedures, image routing, storage, and retrieval as well as facilitating communication to providers, clinical staff and other customers. Monitors PACS, EHR, and PowerShare work lists and assists Radiologists and clinical staff as needed.

Responsibilities

Work closely with radiologists to facilitate workflow and daily needs in addition to supporting their interactions with customers.

Maintains working knowledge of EHR, PACS, PowerShare and Power Scribe systems.

Coordinate all radiology image and report management functions including but not limited to: digital data (EHR/PACS) in a dynamic fast paced multi-hospital environment.

Serve as professional liaison to radiologists and other providers.

Act as liaison for ED needing to contact radiologist.

Act as liaison to technologists needing to contact radiologist for a STAT read.

Perform quality control of exams ensuring they are ready for radiologist interpretation.

Maintain Code Stroke notifications in accordance to policies.

Maintain a continual high level of customer service both internally and externally.

Act as liaison to providers needing to contact radiologist for a STAT read.

Use electronic systems to monitor workflow, identify problems, and assist with image transfer when needed.

Respond to requests from radiologists when they need to contact hospital personnel.

Monitor the status of studies and notify radiologists if a reading is not performed within established time frame.

Follow-up when reads are overdue and escalate accordingly.

Coordinates communications between Radiologists and other physicians, healthcare providers, healthcare facilities; and other parties including telephone calls, e-mails, instant messaging, paging, etc.

Relays complex imaging information to appropriate customers. Reports and documents critical results in an efficient and effective manner to expedite safe patient care.

Provides customer with images, digitally or CD format, as requested, ensuring all appropriate consents are obtained in accordance to policy.

Upload outside facility images and reports into the system with appropriate and accurate order information for review by Radiologist.

Investigates and resolves customer requests, questions or problems. Contacts outside representatives to request information or assistance in resolving problem.

Ensures that all ancillary support equipment is working properly and involves management as needed for escalation and resolution.

Builds positive relationships with colleagues. Assists others in acquiring department specific knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Responds to requests quickly and effectively. Identifies and understands customer needs and expectations and meets them. Communicates any relevant information to clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements

High school graduate or equivalent (GED) or higher degree required.

One year of relevant customer service or health care experience required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills; advanced problem-solving skills

Professional phone skills and experience

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Ability to function efficiently and professionally with minimum supervision

Ability to sit 8-12 hours per day

Ability to read and correctly pronounce medical terminology

Must have good computer skills to understand, navigate, and enter data on multiple IT systems and Radiology-centric systems

Must be able to multitask and handle acute situations during stressful and busy periods; task completion with accuracy is critical

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Tavis Richardson, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

   

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