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 evening shift 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.
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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.