Technologist Assistant, CT, Diagnostic Radiology

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by participating in duties directly involved with imaging including registration, patient preparation, transportation, and monitoring patients for the effective utilization of this unit.
 
Job Duties
  • Contributes to the efficient operation of the department ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care.
  • Registers patients for imaging procedures.
  • Utilizes and follows proper Isolation Practices.
  • Maintains cleanliness of transportation equipment.
  • Assists the Technologist with getting patient on and off of the imaging table.
  • Transports patients for the Radiology department, including ED, Ancillary departments and the nursing floors.
  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards.
  • Participates in department/hospital meetings, and activities per department guidelines.
  • Demonstrates proper safety technique with imaging equipment for patients of all ages.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of EPIC Registration, PACS, and other computer software programs as assigned.
  • Ensures that all accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families and co-workers at hand-offs and other times as needed. Takes all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome.  Assists in phone communication with other departments and providers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to facilitate communication with medical and technical personnel.
  • Ability to deal efficiently and courteously with all hospital personnel.
  • Competent with Imaging registration, department information system and EPIC system.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
Professional Experience
  • No previous experience required.
Education
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Cat Scan (CT)
Schedule: Part Time, Evening Shift, 1900-2300 (7pm-11pm Sat/Sun).

Job ID: 83209

Posted 21 days ago

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