HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN 3 (Nights/Weekends)

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on March 14, 2020
Req #: 176950
Department: HMC - RADIOLOGY ADMN
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 03/26/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $2,898 - $3,746 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Permanent Evening Shift 
Notes: Shift Detail:

Nights and Weekend Nights
Days: Wednesday through Sunday
Hours: 8:30 PM to 5:00 AM  

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

HMC RADIOLOGY ADMIN has an outstanding opportunity for a full time night shift (includes weekends) HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN 3.

The Health Information Technician 3 will:

•Monitor the radiology Information Systems order queue.

•Schedule Trauma exams, ED and portable exams (CT, MRI, US, PLAIN FILMS) including outside exams.  Scan outside report in to PACS, Attached verification form regarding reformats/3D to patient account.

•Communicate various types of medical information to patients, family members, referral agencies, Nurses, Physicians and the community such as registration policies, and release of patient information, scheduling Radiology exams and explaining proper Radiology procedures/exams protocol.

•Triage phone calls.

•Assist physicians/Nurses locate Radiology Studies, verifying patient identification at bedside for exams. Import CDs coming with patient via ED using Sorna.

•Assist in orienting and training new Physicians/Nurses regarding Radiology workflow.

•Assist Technologists with paper work flow and verification of exams in PACS.

•Assist Radiologist regarding status of outside images coming from any outside Institutions VIA EA telerad, eMix and LifeImage requested VIA EWB.

Verify unread exams, and update 40 status to 90 for edits.
•Respond to patient questions following a variety of Radiology work procedures and methods including transfer of images via PACS and PACSCUBE.

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.

Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) program AND eligible for registration as an RHIT AND one year of experience in health information management OR equivalent education/experience.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.