Under the direction of the Practice Administrator, supports file room functions including maintenance of file room records, responding to referring physician and patient requests. Responsible administratively to the Practice Administrator.
Responsible for adherence to all HIPAA guidelines as detailed during required HIPAA training.
Accurate and timely filing of patient records which include all paperwork related to a patient encounter (requisitions, questionnaires, etc.).
Timely responses, per departmental guidelines, to outside calls from referring physicians, patients and others requesting finalized reports and/or images. Liaison with NYPH File Room to ensure timely receipt and sending images.
Load outside exams as requested by referring MD offices for comparison with current studies.
Work with outside courier service to send films Fed Ex, RDS, certified mail
Responsible to meet, greet and escort patients to MRI suite. Confirm patient identifiers and type of study prior to exam preparation.
Review exam preparation guidelines with patient and properly preparing for MRI study.
Assist MRI technologist with setting up coils for MRI studies and setting up supplies and maintaining inventory. Assist in maintaining a safe environment for patient in MRI suite. Assist as needed with daily functions in the MRI suite.