Job Description

Job Title: Receptionist/File Clerk - Radiology - Bedford
Job ID: 729788
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 4p-8p
Shift: Evening Job
Facility: UPMC Bedford Memorial
Department: Radiology Diagnostic
Location: , Bedford PA


UPMC Bedford - Receptionist/File Clerk - Radiology Dept - Part Time 20 hrs a week - Evening shift 4p-8p - Monday-Friday with occasional Saturday




Receive patients, schedule appointments, release films, release attorney requests, match reports, confirm patient appointments, chart reports, file reports, retrieve film jackets, use copier, answer telephones, perform data entry and retrieval, fax reports and purge films.


  • Ability to use the scheduling software accurately and efficiently.
  • Answer telephones professionally demonstrating good telephone etiquette.
  • Assemble Medical Imaging reports into folders accurately and files correctly.
  • Assemble requisitions for pre-registered patients for next day.
  • Assist patients with any necessary forms i.e. ABNs, TPOs, consent forms, etc.
  • Classify Medical Imaging reports/folders to a standardized coding system. Place materials in file cabinets.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities for all age groups.
  • Direct outpatient/visitors properly.
  • Enter patient data into office computer correctly.
  • File incoming correspondence in prescribed manner according to departmental policy.
  • Greet and receive outpatients/visitors pleasantly.
  • Keep records of materials removed, and trace released and/or missing films by searching files or contacting person or physician to whom it was released.
  • Locate, identify, and forward Medical Imaging folders in a timely manner for processing.
  • May purge files at designated intervals under the direction of supervisor.
  • Places reminder calls to pre-registered patients.
  • Print schedules for all Medical Imaging modalities for next day.
  • Release Medical Imaging films correctly following established Medical Imaging procedures and policies.
  • Sort & hang completed Medical Imaging exams on the Radiologists' rotating view boxes accurately.
  • Sort/distribute Medical Imaging reports correctly.
  • Take and relay messages correctly.
  • Transfer information from one record to another, such as writing patient identification on the outside of film envelopes correctly.
  • Use typewriter, duplicating machines, and other related equipment correctly.


  • Completion of High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.
  • Previous office and filing experience or completion of related schooling.
  • 1 month on-the-job training to become familiar with department functions.
  • Basic typing and computer skills helpful.
  • Must be able to communicate with all types of people.
  • Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry out instructions.
  • Ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Ability to comply with attendance requirements.
  • Ability to comply with Personnel policies.
  • Must be discreet concerning patient related matters.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $11.96 to $17.82 / hour

Union Position: No

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