Reading Hospital
Rad Image Associate
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 09/03/2019
Closing: 10/02/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description

The Radiology Image Associate (RIA) facilitates communication of patient’s diagnostic images and medical
reports facilitating timely provision and management of patient care. The RIA reports directly to the PACS
Administrator and is responsible for receiving and communicating Radiologist findings, problem solving,
processing and distribution of Radiology digital images, burning CDs with patient images, providing for
registration of remote studies and efficient delivery to Radiologists ensuring timely interpretation of
images/films and physician access as needed. This position ensures medical reports, critical tests and
findings are verbally communicated to the medical community requiring minimal assistance to interpret
Radiologist preliminary reports demonstrating knowledge and use of professional reference materials. Staff
ensures Radiology reports are interpreted in a timely manner by obtaining images and films from other
facilities, researching unread studies using various computer systems and contacting the appropriate reading
entity. RIA staff monitor multiple systems to problem solve reporting errors and possible system problems
involving numerous Radiology specific imaging and reporting systems. Ensure medical reports are distributed
correctly and require a working knowledge of HIPAA regulations.


Education Requirements
*High School Diploma or GED (Required)
Vocational / Technical Degree (Preferred)

Certification and Licensure Requirements
Not Applicable – No Certification and Licensure Requirements required or preferred

Experience and Skills
*1-3 Years experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) (Required)
1-3 Years Medical Secretarial experience (Preferred)
1-3 Years Medical Terminology (Preferred)

Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, General Clerical Skills, MultiLine Telephone Operational Skills, Excellent reading skills for comprehension

Rad Image Associate