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Radiology EMR Analyst - PRN Vaaries - Scottish Rite

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  PRN
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  67128

 

JOB SUMMARY

Participates on a self-directed team responsible for quantitative analysis of electronic medical records and partnership with physicians to obtain additional documentation or authentication of existing documentation in the effort to ensure a complete recorded history of episode of care in the patient’s medical record. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • Experience in a hospital
  • Experience answering multiple phone lines
  • Experience with computers

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in radiology clerical
  • Some college 
  • Experience in radiology or release of information/electronic medical records systems

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated listening and clarification skills, data entry skills, and attention for detail to deal with a high-volume workload
  • emonstrated skills in assessing workloads, prioritizing, and working well under pressure to meet customer needs
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact positively and productively with a variety of personnel within the hospital and community
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills with families, physicians, and staff
  • Knowledge of medical terminology

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Acts as expert in using Centricity picture archiving and communication system by understanding the relationship between order and images as well as worklists and functions. 
  2. Analyzes radiology systems to identify any designated deficiencies and resolves order and image deficiencies in Epic Radiant, electronic medical record, picture archiving and communication system, and/or voice recognition databases.
  3. Ensures all completed radiology orders are dictated and signed by Radiologist.
  4. Ensures all images are linked to proper order in picture archiving and communication system.
  5. Understands impact on images when using reject and unreject functions.
  6. Maintains department master patient index database(s).
  7. Ensures data integrity and patient identifiers are consistent between computer systems that comprise the patient health record.
  8. Coordinates activities to ensure medical records merges are completed and patient identifier data is accurate in all systems that comprise the electronic medical record (e.g., ADT, Epic, ChartMaxx).
  9. Performs proper patient merging of duplicate patient records in picture archiving and communication system and creates patient records in picture archiving and communication system when necessary.
  10. Assesses film and CD/DVD image sequences.
  11. Determines when media arrives with DICOM or other types of images.
  12. Uses proper technique to import outside images from CD/DVD or film and ensures they match to an appropriate order in picture archiving and communication system.
  13. Completes processing for an outside consult examination order. 
  14. Manages electronic result fax queue and ensures faxes are transmitted to appropriate recipient.
  15. Works with Credentialing to maintain correct physician fax numbers.
  16. Provides authorized customers with needed information, such as film, image CD, and faxed or mailed results.
  17. Works with legal firms to obtain reimbursement for film distribution.
  18. Monitors image archive and retrieves queues and works with vendors to resolve issues.
  19. Greets and assists physicians, other medical staff, and patient families entering department and provides assistance as needed in accessing electronic or paper medical records.
  20. Assists physicians in clarifying deficiencies, answering questions, addressing physicians and residents, and following up on issues to ensure completion and good customer service.
  21. Ensures reading room phone line is always covered and answers incoming phone lines using customer service skills.
  22. Greets all visitors in work area and provides appropriate assistance.
  23. Communicates to calling party if transfer is needed, to whom caller is being transferred, and provides caller information to transferring party.
  24. Interacts with customers and team members with respect, courtesy, and compassion and presents a cooperative and helpful attitude at all times to internal and external customers and coworkers.
  25. Possesses knowledge of protected health information, including federal/state regulations.
  26. Serves as liaison between Health Information Services, Patient Access, Information Systems & Technology, and clinical areas to resolve patient identifier issues.
  27. Enters data and prepares logs for monthly statistics reports.
  28. Executes reports and maintains statistics to manage daily activities. 
  29. Participates effectively as a self-directed team member.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Allied Health - Radiology


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Medical, Clerical, Radiology, EMR, Patient Care, Healthcare, Administrative