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 259-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.
Assists physicians and performs radiological, paramedical, and clerical duties required in the care and assistance of patients. Works under the direction of the Radiology Supervisor and physicians. Is primarily responsible for helping with the daily operations of the Radiology department.
Prepares room, equipment, contrast media and materials as needed for procedures.
Properly warms X-Ray equipment daily, and assures equipment is working properly.
If equipment is not functioning properly, notifies appropriate person.
Prepares patient for X-Ray procedure - explains procedure, transfers patient to examination table, positions patient correctly, and assists patient at end of procedure.
Responsible for knowing and maintaining the measurements described in the Universal Protocol policy.
Considers age-related factors in obtaining images or performing diagnostic or therapeutic imaging studies. Applies knowledge of age related factors appropriately to patients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics
Knowledgeable in proper sequence of scheduling exams for entire Radiology department.
Maintains confidentiality and privacy of all data, records, forms, reports, and procedures and any other information regarding customer relations of Aiken Regional Medical Centers 100% of the time.
Responsible for ensuring that patient charges are given to the appropriate person to be entered into the EHR in a timely manner and that the charges are accurate.