Imaging Department

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Radiologic Tech Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This new graduate/entry level position is responsible for working directly with patients and assisting radiologists and/or staff physicians while administering x-rays in the course of radiological examinations in concordance with physician orders. The radiologic technologist shall be capable of operating radiologic equipment, perform a variety of radiological procedures, operate the picture archiving system, use radiographic supplies including contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic clerical and housekeeping functions such as examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control. The level I technologist shall be competent in the following areas: general radiography, routine fluoroscopy including barium studies, emergent trauma radiography, radiographic technique formulation, radiographic quality control and portable radiographic procedures. Level I technologists exercise professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service, age specific criteria, safety and medical ethics.

EDUCATION:  Associate Degree from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology and registered (or registry eligible) with the ARRT. The candidate must successfully pass the national registry test for radiologic technology within 12 months from the start of being registry eligible.  Must be certified in Basic Life Support.

EXPERIENCE:  Two years of Clinical experience in an ARRT accredited radiologic technology program. Additional on the job experience is preferred.

SKILLS: Must be able to perform a variety of radiologic procedures, (general, fluoroscopy portable) in a variety of settings with high regard for patient care and quality of work.  Must possess a basic working knowledge of equipment to perform radiologic procedures and ancillary functions.  Must demonstrate ability to provide basic patient care as related to Radiology.  Must possess exceptional customer service skills based upon the standards set at Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Point of Service Coordinator Apply
PRN
1st Shift
Description:

This position is responsible for performing financial counseling of patients regarding payments, , advanced customer service, medical terminology, supervisory assistance and interacting directly with the radiologists.  The Imaging Point of Service Coordinator able to verify pre-certifications and out-of-network, and has an understanding CPT codes and billing.  Personnel in this position exercise professional judgement while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service and medical ethics.  Each staff member is required to obtain adequate knowledge and speed to keep up their particular responsibilities efficiently and accurately with minimal supervision. The position requires successful interaction with child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age specific groups. Patient care responsibility for the reception waiting area, the reception area dressing rooms, when called upon during a disaster recall situation and at other times (when in the best interest of patient care) requested temporarily by a technologist or radiologist.

  1. EDUCATION: 
  1. High-School diploma or G.E.D. required.  Advanced clerical training is preferred.

 

 

  1. EXPERIENCE: 
  1. Medical secretarial background is required. Experience in Registration, PET scheduling or pre-certification, CPT coding is preferred. Previous Healthcare Billing/Collection experience is preferred.

 

  1. SKILLS: 
  1. Interacts with the public in a pleasant, positive and courteous manner.
  2. Answers the telephone politely and efficiently.
  3. Able to provide precise clerical assistance to customers, physicians, technical coworkers and supervisors.
  4. Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.
  5. Able to successfully operate office equipment and perform data entry tasks.
  6. Able to accomplish several tasks at a time.
  7. Has a grasp of root words in medical terminology.
  8. Able to work well under pressure of deadlines. 
  9. Able to successfully interact with computers making use of software programs and data entry.
  10. Able to demonstrate the understanding of continuum of care, customer recovery, and advanced customer service.

 

Registered Nurse Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This position requires interaction with physicians and other health care professionals to assure continuity of care and confidential tracking of Women’s Center patients in association with MQSA and FDA standards. This position is responsible for assessing the need of each patient while performing duties requiring advanced training and experience including the systemic development and implementation of the nursing process in accordance with established principles of nursing. The nurse must provide expert, safe nursing care with working knowledge of the use and administration of emergency and routine medications and equipment. The nurse must maintain competency in clinical skills and have knowledge of sterile techniques while maintaining a safe and secure environment for the patient and staff. The nurse is responsible for monitoring patients and may be needed to assist the physician and/or radiology technologist during invasive procedures. The nurse must participate in quality improvement and educational development of self and others. The nurse functions as a patient advocate and promotes good community relations for the Women’s Center and CRMC while maintaining patient confidentiality. The nurse may be called for assistance in other areas of the OIC when needed. The nurse will also be working with the Chief Mammographer in planning and attending certain community events.

  1. EDUCATION:

            A.  Graduate of a school of professional nursing. 

            B.  Current Tennessee RN license. 

            C.  BLS Certification

            D.  ACLS Certification

 

  1. EXPERIENCE:   Critical care or equivalent (ER, stepdown, surgery, PACU).

 

  1. SKILLS: 

A. Possesses excellent IV skills.

B. Demonstrates advanced nursing skills to manage and assist with emergency or life threatening situations (airway management and resuscitation efforts).

C. Demonstrates ability to administer medications with compliance to formulary and CRMC guidelines.

D. Ability to mix IV solutions and calculate drug doses.

E. Clinical competency in hemodynamic monitoring and data interpretation.

F. Verbal and written communication skills necessary for patient education.

G. Ability to function independently with little or no supervision.

H. Ability to recognize adverse contrast or drug reactions and the knowledge to initiate interventions and utilize reversal agents.

I. Demonstrates knowledge of basic principles of radiation safety and appropriate methods to minimize patient and staff exposure.

J. Must be able to anticipate or recognize patient anxiety levels pertaining to breast biopsies and/or need to be called back for additional imaging.

PCA Apply
FT
5a-1:30p
Description:

This position is responsible for performing basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center.

1. EDUCATION: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). CNA Certification preferred. CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.

2. EXPERIENCE: Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. No minimum required.

3. SKILLS: Able to read and write English. Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care. BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.



 

 

Cat Scan Technologist Apply
FT
11:30a-8:30p M-T & 12:30p-10:30p W-T
Description:
 

This position is responsible for working directly with patients and assisting radiologists and/or staff physicians while administering ionizing radiation in the course of computerized tomography (CT) examinations in concordance with physician’s orders. This professionally trained person will be responsible for the operation of CT scanners, flow rate injectors, an EKG monitoring system, a picture archiving system.  This position is responsible for the use of radiographic supplies including iodinated contrast while providing patient care and patient safety as established by department standards. This position is responsible for performing a variety of basic secretarial, clerical and housekeeping functions such as customer service, examination and work area cleaning, telephone communications, computer system data entry, information retrieval, (HIS, RIS, PACS), and infection control.   This position, in addition to superb technical skills, will also require the ability to follow the CRMC service commitments to customers and fellow staff.

 
1. EDUCATION: Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) as a CT Technologist preferred. If not currently registered in CT, must obtain CT certification within one year of completing CT training.
 
2. EXPERIENCE: Two years experience with all types of CT exams on multi-slice scanner is preferred.

3. SKILLS: Operates Computerized Tomography scanners, flow regulated injectors, UPS systems, patient monitors, hospital computer systems and other associated medical imaging equipment.  Have the ability to deal with patients, families and other hospital employees in a professional and caring manner in times of great stress and crises.  Have the abilty to handle constant pressure, stress and numerous interruptions associated with the busy schedule in the CT area.

 

PCA Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

This position is responsible for performing basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center.

1. EDUCATION: High school graduate (or have minimum of GED). CNA Certification preferred. CMA required at Inpatient Rehab.

2. EXPERIENCE: Prior experience in a hospital setting preferred. No minimum required.

3. SKILLS: Able to read and write English. Clinical skills to perform basic nursing care. BLS current or within first 90 days of employment.