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Radiology Associate III

Radiology Support 
PRN - 1 Hours

Front Desk Checkin - Radiology Department

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Greets patients and medical personnel, answers telephone and performs a variety of routine clerical duties. Performs necessary clerical duties pertaining to Radiology, CT, Nuclear Medicines, Ultrasound, Women’s Imaging Center, MRI and IVR.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum Years of Experience: 1 Year of work experience in a related area that demonstrates ability to work well with others and handle stressful situations.
  • Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
  • Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
  • Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

  • Greet patients and have them sign in after determining they are in the right place.
  • If patient is pre-registered, have them sign all required documents, i.e. Condition of Admission, HIPAA form, Non-Covered Services form.  Scan all signed documents/orders along with Photo ID and insurance cards into system.  If patient is not pre-registered, print control sheet and take to registrar.  Have patient sit in lobby until registration calls them to complete the registration. 
  • Assist patients with filling out the Release of Information form when picking up DVDs or Radiology reports.  Call scheduling and give the information to them.  The clerk will burn the DVD and bring it out to the front desk area.  If DVD is requested after the file room has closed at 4:30 front desk staff will have to burn the DVD for the patient.  Make sure the patient or authorized person signs the release form. Make a copy of their Photo ID and attached it to the release form for the file clerks to scan into system.
  • Observe patients in the waiting room at all times and remind the person in charge if they are not  being taken care of in a timely manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answer phone and transfer to appropriate  area or answer any questions that you can help with such as location of patients, where procedures are being done, etc.
  • Responsible for checking on "call reports" every 30 minutes and remind techs patient is still waiting in the lobby.
  • Call back "on call" personnel for other departments when needed.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel, i.e. fire or disaster.
  • Keep work area and waiting room clean and neat daily.
  • Make sure patients are as comfortable as possible (drinks if allowed), warm blankets, emesis basins, etc.
  • Keep patients informed of any delayed and the reason for the delay.
  • Restock supplies as necessary.  This includes paper in copier/fax, water, cups, etc.
  • Print Radiologists schedule and take to appropriate areas daily.  (2nd shift).
  • Report any concerns to shift supervisor.
  • Fill in weekends when there is no coverage or if someone calls in sick.
  • Work Holidays as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina