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Unit Clerk - Imaging

Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics
Job Description
Overview:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running.
 

We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team.
 

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule. Every candidate who accepts a position with Salem Health will be required to furnish proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment ("Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, and at least 14 days have passed since the individual’s final dose of COVID-19 vaccine). Details can be found on the Oregon Health Authority site here.
Description/Qualifications:
Your Role With Us:
As the Imaging Unit Clerk, you play a key role in the Imaging Services department by supporting clinical staff and expediting patient flow. You'll assist technologists and physicians with patient care, clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Our goal is to provide patient care activities that improve the timely flow of patient throughput and operational efficiency. You will succeed by being flexible, self-motivated and willing to accept a variety of patient care assignments.
 

Core Functions:
  • Organizing workflow by communicating with technologists, radiologists, receptionists, physicians, and other Imaging department personnel to maintain efficient patient flow.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of hospital and Imaging information systems pertinent to exam tracking, add-on patient confirmation, accessing patient information, and charge/billing support. Has a working knowledge of computer down time processes.
  • Operates the hospital telephone and paging systems using courteous and professional phone etiquette skills. Maintains open and positive communication with all hospital departments.
  • Conducts pre-procedure preparation requirements.
  • Prioritizes work while assisting technologists with patient support requests (room set up, exam, patient positioning/lifting/transfers, lab or supply order entry, etc.).
  • Initiates appropriate plan of care to address holistic, age-specific needs and reflect the patient’s changing condition. Uses appropriate skills related to knowledge of specific age needs and behaviors when communicating with and treating patients.
  • Transports/escorts patients and/or supplies/lab specimens to and from nursing units, other Imaging departments, Emergency Department, front reception area, and other designated locations.
  • Informs the appropriate technologist when services are needed outside of the Imaging Department.
  • Assists in cleaning and stocking of exam rooms and equipment,. Orders appropriate supplies for the CT Department.
Background/Expertise:
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent preferred. Medical terminology class preferred.
  • Recent experience in acute care setting preferred.
  • Recent (within past two (2) years) experience in a medical environment required.
  • Previous experience in Imaging/Radiology required (CT preferred).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association required within three (3) months of hire date.
We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers
Closing:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.
 
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact my.recruiter@salemhealth.org.
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