One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
Radiology Support Technician
Performs a variety of support functions to facilitate the delivery of services to radiology patients such as transporting patients, maintenance of film records, assisting Radiology Technologists and preparing patient records.
Answer telephone and directs calls to appropriate person and takes messages as appropriate.
Greets patients when they arrive in department for exams and notifies technologist of patient's arrival.
Verifies patient order, ordering physician, patient information before entering in computer system, then enter exam in Hospital Information System.
Explains preparations and identifies special instructions to patients about their imaging exam.
Sorts, distributes, mails and faxes all reports to the appropriate locations.
Informs technologist and/or Radiologist of STAT or urgent studies; informs technologist of add-on studies.
Retrieves images from PACS following a patient's encounter with any of the imaging modalities.
Retrieves and searches for images in the PACS system.
Demonstrates ability to navigate through EMR in order to gather patient information when necessary.
Assist physicians in retrieving images from the PACS system.
Burn disc or print film for physicians, patients and other authorized personnel following departmental policy.
Ensures that correct demographic information is entered in the computer system when checking a patient in.
Ensures that the proper identification and authorization are present before releasing films or reports.
Records on x-ray flash card any pertinent information about patient so as to alert the circulator, technologist and transporter.
Transports patients to and from the Radiology department as needed and communicates with patient's nurse that the T2R is filled out correctly and the patient is signed out in the book on the unit.
Assists the technologists in transferring patients on and off table.
Restocks linen and supplies.
Maintains oxygen tanks, wheelchairs and stretchers.
Regularly accepts additional work during period of low patient activity, and willingly assists others in department.
Rotates to other imaging departments as needed; participates in holiday and on-call rotation requirements.