Radiology Unit Secretary PRN
Location:
Blacksburg , Virginia
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
00033-18681
Starting in 1909 as a 26-bed facility in the Roanoke Valley, LewisGale has been dedicated to caring for and preserving life for more than a century. Today, our health system has grown to include four hospitals, two cancer centers, six outpatient centers, and 700 affiliated physicians. Our expansive network stretches from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, giving us the privilege to serve more than 250,000 patients each year.

Our Mission and Vision at LewisGale above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. The vision of LewisGale is to be recognized as the healthcare provider and the employer of choice in Southwest Virginia.

If you are looking to work for a high-quality healthcare organization delivering services in the Southwest Virginia and New River Valley area, apply online and learn more.

At HCA, we believe our success is dependent on a Healthy Work Environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture. At the heart of everything we do is applying the same compassion and commitment we have for our patients to our co-workers and colleagues. We work hard to create a place where employees feel empowered to provide the best care possible and experience a rewarding career.

Our commitment to a Healthy Work Environment includes a focus on five key areas - Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation/Rewards and Staffing. We know if we do well in each of these areas, our employees will be able to provide the safest, highest-quality and most compassionate service to our patients.

SPECEIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Answers phones, relays messages, communicates with patients/visitors, and directs information to appropriate personnel.

Enters exams into CPCS radiology module for the diagnostic departments as appropriate.

Notifies departments of patient's arrival and escorts patients to appropriate waiting area.

Prepares radiology reports for distribution to physicians. On evenings and weekends, also responsible for batch printing and sorting reports.

Calls in technologists as necessary for procedures during evenings and weekends.

Escorts patients to dressing rooms and provides instructions for changing into gowns as appropriate.

Keeps patients informed of delays in procedures.

Properly checks in and out films to and from appropriate facilities and appropriately keeps track of this information by utilizing the CPCS computer system.

Delivers preliminary reports to appropriate departments in a timely manner (as required).

Retrieves films from the unit viewing areas (as required).

Maintenance and distribution of reports for satellite film readings (as required).

Assures primary area is clean and organized. Assists in other areas of the department when not needed in primary area. Performs clerical and transport duties as needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Position is required to have competence to assess, treat and/or care for the age groups indicated by check marks.

EXPERIENCE
Required - None
Preferred - Secretarial experience preferably in a medical setting and additional training in office/secretarial functions and equipment.

EDUCATION
Required - High School Diploma
Preferred - Additional office skills.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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