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Radiology Extender with Foundation Radiology Group

About Foundation Radiology Group

Foundation Radiology Group, a Pittsburgh‐based organization, was founded to revolutionize the practice of radiology in the community healthcare setting.  Our care driven philosophy combines strong service line support underpinned by the subspecialty services of a renowned, highly‐skilled physician team.  This is backed with a state‐of‐the‐art technology solution to provide hospitals and patients across the area access to a high‐quality, elegant diagnostic imaging solution, with industry‐leading, final diagnosis, and clinically relevant turn‐around times.

 The Position

The primary role of this position is to augment a physician’s ability to provide medical interpretation services to patients; assist in the creation of Radiology Final Reports, editing reports for accuracy and compliance with AHA and ACR Guidelines.

 Key Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Augment a physician’s ability to provide medical interpretation services to patients; assist in the creation of Radiology Final Reports, editing reports for accuracy and compliance with AHA and ACR Guidelines.
  • Work directly with radiologists to place radiographic findings into appropriate reports for all modalities of radiology.  Requires strong knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology.
  • Transcribe radiographic dictations into radiographic reports.  Prepare completed reports for distribution to client.
  • Manage work list of patient orders and distribute orders to appropriate radiologists based on the doctors’ areas of specific expertise.
  • Work closely with other extenders to achieve the common goal of having all orders read by radiologists within required turn-around time.
  • May review the work of lower employees; train new personnel.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 The Ideal candidate will have:

 Education:

Required: Associate’s degree in Health Science or related field or XR, CT, or MRI Diagnostic Technologist Certification

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Health Science or related field, with XR, CT, or MRI Diagnostic Technologist Certification

 Experience:

Required: 1-3 years of experience as a Medical Transcriptionist, Medical Editor, or other health related administrative role, or Radiologist Support Specialist III.

Preferred: 1-3 years of experience in Diagnostic Technology or other anatomy/medically focused area

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail; well organized
  • High degree of reliability and accountability
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology
  • Ability to prioritize high volume work loads
  • Trained and proficient in the use of various dictation devices and computers
  • Solid computer skills with experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal

Certification/Licensure: XR, CT, or MRI Diagnostic Technologist Certification preferred

Advantages to working at Foundation Radiology

Foundation Radiology provides:

  • Professional and state of the art work environment
  • Full time and Part time opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive compensation program
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, EAP, paid time off, generous 401K Plan and flexible spending accounts.

More Career Opportunities

For information about this opportunity or to be considered for future opportunities, contact our in-house Recruiter:

Alyssa Mikol at 412-230-8324 or via email.

For information about Clinical Support or Corporate/IT Careers, contact us via email.