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Data Specialist-Imaging

Description

UPMC Specialty Care (formerly the Outpatient Center of Hermitage and Womancare Center) is hiring a Data Specialist to join the Imaging Team! This full-time role will work primarily Monday through Friday daylight shift in Hermitage, PA. Responsibilities include day-to-day data management of all breast imaging at UPMC Horizon including ensuring that all breast images and associated patient paperwork is prepared for radiologists and technical staff each day. Assisting with patient callbacks, scheduling, importing outside images, and consults for the radiologist is also required. 

Purpose:
Under supervision, collects, organizes, maintains and analyzes data required for medical outcome audits and operational monitoring activities. Prepares reports, identifies missing or incomplete data and follows-up.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain accurate and up to date physician data in the Radiology Information system for report distribution.
  • Maintain imaging reports by adding assessment and recommendations.
  • Review/Run reports checking for exams without dictation and send information back to the radiologist for review when clinically indicated.
  • Under direction of the Director/Manager, performs short- and long-term audits.
  • Act as liaison between the department, as well as other departments to acquire patient information.
  • Review data and completes statistical analysis utilizing various software programs.
  • Maintain data essential to conduct an annual mammography medical audit in compliance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act (required when position is within the Breast Imaging Dept) OR Maintain data essential to re-accreditation for ACR and AIUM (required when position is within the Radiology and Ultrasound Departments).
  • Generate reports for operational activities.
  • Review billing reconciliation system and modifies charges when indicated.
  • Function as a liaison between the department and transcription and either add or deletes charges based on physician's dictation.

 

Qualifications

High school diploma and college courses in related field (computer science or health administration) or High school diploma 3+ years work-related experience. Must have understanding of medical terminology required from previous work-related experience.Working knowledge of software applications normally gained through computer experience without formal training, or attendance of formal training programs applicable to database management. Must have analytical and database management ability sufficient to evaluate data needs, implement and maintain such systems and evaluate clinical, financial, and outcomes data.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • ARRT Certificate
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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