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BREAST IMAGING COORDINATOR

Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing
Posted on: June 6, 2024

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Job ID:44184 Positions Location: Lansing, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job:
Description:

Positions Location: Lansing, MI


Job Description

General Purpose of Job:
Assists patients, physicians, customers and associates in an accurate, organized manner. Serves as the initial contact with patients arriving for Imaging Services.
Essential Duties:
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.


  • Scheduling

    • Schedule mammography exams, breast ultrasounds and breast biopsy appointments.
    • Obtain pertinent patient medical history including lab results and prior images for radiologist review. Once radiologist approval is obtained, contact patient to schedule biopsy procedure.
    • Obtain pertinent medical documentation for MRI screening to ensure the safety of the patient' undergoing MRI breast biopsy.
    • Communicate biopsy date and time with patient and ordering physician office.
    • When study requires anesthesia, coordinate with the surgery board runner or directly interact with Anesthesiologist for scheduling availability.

    • Register Patients

      • Greet patient, accurately interviews and registers Imaging outpatients into the iSparrow (EPIC) system.
      • Input and update all pertinent patient demographics and insurance information.
      • Assign appropriate ICD-10 and CPT code/IMG order for registration and billing compliance purposes at the point of registration and patient check-in.
      • Monitor EPIC registration queues and make appropriate corrections to assure appropriate changes are applied to account.

      • Enter BIRAD data into Mammography tracking system. Make phone calls to schedule patients with BIRAD Code 0 requiring additional studies.
      • Attend multidisciplinary breast clinic and schedule follow-up appointments as recommended by physicians at the breast clinic meeting.
      • Respond to inquiries concerning the activities and operation of department by referring to established policies and procedures.
      • Answer all incoming phone calls.
      • Importing CDs from outside facilities, making images available for viewing, interpretation and storage in PACS.
      • Create CDs from PACS for referring physicians and patient pick up.
      • Provide support and assistance to the Radiologist to streamline workflow in an electronic environment that facilitates rapid turnaround of interpretation results.
      • Fix patient files in PACS system (demographics with correct images).
      • Distribute and call radiology preliminary results and critical finding to ED, Critical Care, Nursing Units and referring physicians.
      • Assist with the completion of studies on the Incomplete Worklist by checking in patient's study, correcting demographic errors and coordinating physician interpretation of study.
      • Assist technologists with various duties such as transporting and moving patients and identifying images for processing.
      • May be required to rotate to main hospital, Ultrasound, Okemos, and Sparrow Health Center as assigned for relief during vacations, sick time, etc.






        Job Requirements



        General Requirements
        * Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures. * Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). * Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our caregivers, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful. * Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank). * Works in a safe manner and promptly reports any hazards identified in the work environment or related to assigned responsibilities. * Adheres to policies and procedures designed to avoid, prevent and reduce the spread of communicable diseases.


        Work Experience
        * Knowledge of medical terminology as would normally be obtained through successful completion of a medical terminology course. * Minimum of 2 years of experience in the healthcare field. * Previous experience in breast imaging. Preferred.


        Education
        * High School Diploma or GED


        Specialized Knowledge and Skills
        * Adept with customer service. * Ability to work at multiple locations. * Effective communication skills to interact with diverse populations. * Ability to perform duties in stressful situations. * Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard, with data entry alpha numeric testing required with a passing score of 7,000 KPH.





        University of Michigan Health-Sparrow is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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        Job Family
        Radiology/Imaging
        Requirements:



        Shift
        Days


        Degree Type / Education Level
        Associate


        Status
        Full-time


        Facility
        Sparrow Hospital


        Experience Level
        New Grad





Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , BREAST IMAGING COORDINATOR, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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