Alliance HealthCare Services

Patient Coordinator

US-WA-Olympia
ID
2017-9641
Category
Healthcare - Radiology/Imaging
Position Type
full-time

Job Responsibilities

 

**Come join our team and become a part of the largest mobile diagnostic imaging company in the country! This is a Full Time position and is eligible for the following benefits:

  • paid vacation accrual
  • 3 paid floating holidays
  • paid sick leave accrual
  • medical
  • dental
  • life
  • 401k

If you like being the glue that holds everything together, then this is just the role for you! Join our team at Alliance Healthcare Services! We are a trusted leader in diagnostic radiology and radiation oncology services. We focus on MRI, PET/CT, and CT and other advanced diagnostic modalities through our Radiology division and radiation therapy through our Oncology division. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a Patient Coordinator.

 

You will be greeting, screening, and transporting patients to the scanner, while making sure all patient information has been dealt with appropriately. Our company culture encourages fresh ideas, teamwork, and a focus on continuous improvement of the patient experience. Many of our team members spend a significant part of their careers here at Alliance as a result of their job satisfaction, the rewards enjoyed, and the opportunities for advancement. If you are looking to be part of one of the very best healthcare teams in the nation, contact us today; we want to hear from you!

 

As a Patient Coordinator, you are at the center of it all – helping patients, technologists, physicians, and other team members get what they need to ensure everything runs smoothly. You will perform a variety of tasks, including greeting patients, preparing paperwork and films, and assisting patients after testing. You must also ensure that the patient has a clear understanding of when exam reporting will be available and what to do in the event of any questions.

 

Essential functions:

  1. Greets, screens, and safely transports patients to the scan control room and returns them when done.
  2. Performs and/or aides patient transfer on/off the table, ensures patient comfort, as directed. Assists in administering preliminary and post exam instruction and answering non-medical related questions.
  3. Enters accurate patient, physician, and exam information into the Alliance PLE system as well as customer MIS systems when required.
  4. Assists technologist with paperwork as directed and then sorts and prepares patient package of films and paperwork for technologist review before submitting to customer.
  5. Orders supplies, cleans unit, assist in preparing for transport on a daily basis.

 

A division of Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ), we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.#nocb


 

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Position Requirements

You will make a huge impact as Patient Coordinator because you are often the first friendly face patients see and the last caring interaction they have at one of our imaging centers. Highly organized and self-motivated, you will ensure that everything is running smoothly. You are the heart of our operations and therefore need a positive attitude, compassion, and exceptional communication and customer service abilities.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • CPR Certification required
  • As applicable, valid state driver's license.
  • Six months to a year or related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination
  • Previous orderly / Patient Coordinator experience, preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy and medical terminology, preferred, especially a high level of cross-sectional anatomy
  • Local travel may be required.

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions during transport of patients if working on a mobile unit. The employee may be exposed to a strong magnetic field or radioactive material. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
  • More than 50% of the time:
    • Sit, stand, walk.
    • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.
    • See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients.
  • Less than 50% of the time:
    • Stoop, kneel or crawl.
    • Climb and balance.
    • Carry and lift (ability to move non-ambulatory patients from a sitting or lying position for transfer or to exam).

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