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Providence Health & Services Diagnostic Imaging Scheduler in Milwaukie, Oregon


Providence is calling a Diagnostic Imaging Scheduler to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie , Oregon. This is an on call, variable shift position. Operation hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Schedule imaging exams and other invasive procedures according to approved guidelines including specialized blocks and group or individual physician blocked schedules.

  • Obtain necessary information and advise appropriate departments for emergent add on cases, as well as print off necessary paperwork.

  • Verify ordering status of physicians requesting examinations for their patients and appropriate identification of procedure for accurate resource map for proper utilization of resources.

  • Understand and utilize all aspects of HIS/RIS, DI Tracker and the scheduling system.

  • Verify patients full legal name, spelling and date of birth and accurately inputs all required information into the scheduling system.

  • Obtain needed information from numerous sources including all medical floors, all referring physician offices, HIS, scheduling system and PACS.

  • Courteously and professionally respond to multiple phone calls and requests that often occur simultaneously.

  • Take scheduling requests from physician offices. Collecting and scheduling accurate information regarding imaging procedure scheduled, physician or patient special requirements and patient demographics to avoid duplicate errors and/or refers call to appropriate person/department.

  • Collaborate with Diagnostic Imaging manager, coordinators, service line supervisors and other supervisory personnel regarding scheduling, resource or staffing conflicts.

  • Communicate changes in imaging schedule to appropriate departments i.e. SSU or other enterprise scheduling departments, i.e. CVL, Surgery, Lab, Pathology.

  • Facilitate patient questions for pre-imaging screening information and comments.

  • Able to work through problematic situations and personal conflicts that may arise during the workday in a positive and productive manner.

  • Provide diagnostic imaging support services as required to meet daily ministry needs.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years Medical and/or clerical experience

  • Outstanding Customer Service experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Business or college courses

  • Diagnostic Imaging experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Scheduling

Location: Oregon-Milwaukie

Req ID: 254322