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Health Information Technician 3

Posted on February 17, 2022
SEIU 925
University of Washington
 - $ 
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Applications accepted until position filled


  • Receive, register, and create folder for images received from outside sources into RIS/Imagecast for tracking purposes.
  • Digitize any selected outside films for long term availability on PACS.
  • Provide UWMC images/films to outside sources assuring that a legal signed release is completed and documentation of where images are loaned.
  • Scan completed releases into retained dept. records. In legal cases interface with law enforcement & attorneys and assure proper procedures are followed.
  • Provide images, schedule, and bill for copies or burn images onto CD’s at no cost to patient.
  • Utilize and expedite delivery of images to requested sources via Fed-ex, Shuttle, US Mail, or hand delivery by patient or courier.
  • Serve as a primary contact person to provide accurate information regarding policies and procedures for Radiology Records and related computer system such as PACS/RIS.
  • Investigate incomplete/in-accurate cases ordered for proper action such as release paper works.
  • Import outside CD, images using TeleRAD, lifeIMAGE, BEAM and eMix.
  • Transfer/Import images including scheduling in RIS and merging in PACS.
  • Answer phone calls. Handle technical and medical information in a variety of formats electronic/paper including basic trouble shooting of RIS/PACS and related computer system issues.
  • Act as Acting Lead when the Lead is on leaves.
  • Coordinate research requests from outside agencies and internal departments to access patient records.
  • Prepare and send requested patient images following appropriate and complete format.
  • Assist in orienting and training new Physicians/Nurses/new staff regarding Radiology workflow.
  • Perform basic trouble shooting of RIS, PACS and other related Radiology computer system.
  • Interact with Law enforcement Officials and attorneys regarding release of information.
  • Respond to patient questions following a variety of Radiology work procedures and methods including transfer of images via PACS and PACSCUBE.
  • Understand and adheres to the National Patient Safety goals and described yearly by the Joint Commission.
  • Perform other related job duties as requested.
About the employer: University of Washington

Radiology at UWMC-Northwest is equipped with the advanced diagnostic imaging technology available. Our board-certified radiologists have specialty training in cardiac imaging, neuro-imaging, musculoskeletal, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and body and breast imaging. Along with our team of expert imaging technologists, they are committed to diagnosing illnesses and injuries quickly and effectively so treatment can begin.

About your union: SEIU 925

SEIU 925 unites 17,000 people in Washington who work in education from early learning through higher education, as well as members who work in local government and nonprofits. We work together to provide quality education for children and students, to ensure that education remains a state priority, and to strengthen our workforce. We provide quality public services to our communities across the state. The mission of SEIU 925 is to win political and economic power for working people to advance the well-being of our members, their families and all working people by developing leaders who are a voice for change in the workplace and solidarity in our communities.


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