Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Film Digitizing Clerk, The Breast and Imaging Center in New York, New York

Film Digitizing Clerk, The Breast and Imaging Center

Job Posting Number: 21460


New York,NY

April 19, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Main Function: Processes and digitizes imaging procedures submitted on films and importing data from CDs to PACS. Maintains an accurate record, through the radiology information system (RIS), of all film/CD movement and file maintenance procedures.

You Will:

  • Perform routine digitizing of submitted films as described in the Dept. of Radiology Policy and Procedure Manual. Responsible for digitizing of films from clinic areas within the Hospital on a consistent and timely basis.

  • Review OMS orders in RIS for each examination. Modifies orders to correlate with submitted films. Reviews for completeness (i.e., Fed EX slip, written report, exam complete)

  • Call requesting service area when orders are not available for release and follows-up on status of these orders.

  • Identifie order priority of submitted films and organizes appropriately by Stat Read, Stat File, Read and File Only classifications.

  • Prepare organized, accurate records and enters data into appropriate computer system

  • Accurately enters patient demographics, name, MRN, pt type, account number, requesting physician, clinical information, into the Radiology Information System (RIS).

  • Enter all patient procedure codes accurately into the RIS, prints additional PPF’s when needed. Updates the system with correct procedure code when procedure has been modified.

  • Enter correct patient demographics into equipment.

  • Document reason why images cannot be digitized.

  • Maintain an accurate record, through the radiology information system (RIS), of all film/CD movement and file maintenance procedures.

  • Ensure that the logbook in Film Digitizing Dept. is completed for all submitted films.

  • Track all CDs sent to the PACS Support Group for evaluation.

  • Track exam into patient or clinic RIS.

  • Responds to requests, from clinics, for submitted films. Answers any questions and directs unknown answers to the correct staff.

  • Able to lift heavy cartons of 40 to 50 pounds

  • Able to stand on feet all day

  • Needs good visual acuity

  • High level concentration required

  • Work: M-F, 9-5 or 10-6- must be flexible

You Have:

High school or G.E.D. / Associates Degree Preferred

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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