Radiology Technologist Assistant Part-time

RML Specialty Hospital
Full time Full day
Hinsdale, IL

GENERAL SUMMARY: # The Radiology Technologist Assistant performs a wide variety of routine duties including clerical, technical and patient related functions. The Technologist Assistant is responsible for assisting members of the Diagnostic Imaging patient care team and providing a broad range of health care services such as: patient scheduling and coordinating of procedures, preparation for the exam assistance with exams and procedures, and patient transporting. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Radiology Technologists. The Radiology Technologist Assistant is trained to use a variety of radiographic equipment, computers, and software. The Radiology Technologist Assistant may be assigned to work in a variety of imaging sections and assist multiple radiology modalities and/or clinical services per operational needs. The incumbent must be able to resolve conflict and endure the pressures associated with a constantly changing work environment. # The Radiology Technical Assistant will assist the Technologists with all clerical and clinical duties. They assist team members to ensure that patients are provided with quality care efficiently. #They will assist the Lead Technologists and Director of Diagnostic Imaging in the completion of any data collect, monitoring and reporting and all delegated duties.# # Reports to: Director of Diagnostic Imaging # PRINCIPAL DUTIES # RESPONSIBILITIES: # 1. #### Set up and prepare rooms and equipment for clinical exams. Assists with implementation of all policies and procedures. Completes all clerical duties as directed, including the importing and copying of records, logging of exam and status changes within the Meditech information system. Will assist Technologist with the positioning, maneuvering and completion of all clinical exams. Seeks guidance when needed, consulting with Technologist and/or other personnel as needed. Monitors and maintains all the equipment in the Diagnostic Imaging Department as directed. Will work with the Imaging staff to achieve department goals and objectives for budget, clinical quality and patient satisfaction. Works with other departments and staff to achieve hospital and departmental goal and objectives. Identifies and participates in implementation of opportunities for improvement in all aspects of operations. Performs all office duties, such as maintaining logs, records, answering phones QC/QA reports, relaying information between coworkers and ensuring completion before end of the shift. Stocks room and put away supplies on a daily basis. Also, informs Lead/Supervisor of any low stock. Assists Imaging staff with compliance of TJC/IDPH and annual IEMA surveys. Accepts and completes all additional duties that may be assigned. Must be flexible with scheduling, accepting additional hours and/or different shifts as they may be required. Will be required to float between both campuses as needed. Assists as directed in scheduling and prepping patients for exams. Performs EKG testing as required. Supports the Mission and Vision of RML Specialty Hospital by demonstrating RML#s Core Values of Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Stewardship (STAIRS) in all actions.# Promotes a positive patient/customer experience by exemplifying the principles of the Language of Caring in all interactions with patients, families and coworkers. Will rotate through weekend, on-call and holiday schedule as required. Will ensure pager/ in house phones are in good working order and in their possession at start of shift and on-call shift as required. Will adhere to and ensure compliance with standards of care, standards of practice and policies and procedures of RML Specialty Hospital. Will communicate in a clear and positive manner with all coworkers on daily bases. # JOB REQUIREMENTS # CHARACTERISTICS # # # # # MINIMUM PREFERRED Skills # Abilities # Knowledge of basic anatomy Basic knowledge of sterile techniques, universal precautions, OSHA standards and personal radiation protection practices Self-motivated # directed with regard to an increasing level of understanding and knowledge. Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meets objectives and deadlines. Effective customer service and verbal/written professional communication skills. Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors at all times Ability to maintain patient confidentiality, privacy and comply with HIPAA requirements. Ability to work independently and use good initiative and independent judgment. Must be team oriented, able to work well with co-workers to achieve department and hospital missions. Excellent the ability to interact effectively with patients, family#s healthcare professionals and external vendors. Basic computer skills. Physical ability to lift and position patients and assist with patient transfers utilizing beds or stretchers. Must be able to follow and give direction and instruction as required. Ability to adjust schedule and work overtime as necessary Must be able to adjust routine and adapt quickly to changes and interruptions in workflow. # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # Knowledge # Experience High school diploma or equivalent Prior experience in healthcare or customer service. # # # # # # # # # Student actively enrolled and participating in a radiologic technology degree program Experience in Radiology related field. Experience with Meditech Information Systems License # Certifications CPR certification within 3 months of employment # # Working Conditions The physical ability for almost constant standing, walking and lifting, moving patients and patient care equipment. Must be able to efficiently move and physically operate all equipment used in their job performance. Hospital environment # # #


GENERAL SUMMARY:


The Radiology Technologist Assistant performs a wide variety of routine duties including clerical, technical and patient related functions. The Technologist Assistant is responsible for assisting members of the Diagnostic Imaging patient care team and providing a broad range of health care services such as: patient scheduling and coordinating of procedures, preparation for the exam assistance with exams and procedures, and patient transporting. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Radiology Technologists. The Radiology Technologist Assistant is trained to use a variety of radiographic equipment, computers, and software. The Radiology Technologist Assistant may be assigned to work in a variety of imaging sections and assist multiple radiology modalities and/or clinical services per operational needs. The incumbent must be able to resolve conflict and endure the pressures associated with a constantly changing work environment.


The Radiology Technical Assistant will assist the Technologists with all clerical and clinical duties. They assist team members to ensure that patients are provided with quality care efficiently. They will assist the Lead Technologists and Director of Diagnostic Imaging in the completion of any data collect, monitoring and reporting and all delegated duties.


Reports to: Director of Diagnostic Imaging


PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:



  1. Set up and prepare rooms and equipment for clinical exams.



  • Assists with implementation of all policies and procedures.

  • Completes all clerical duties as directed, including the importing and copying of records, logging of exam and status changes within the Meditech information system.

  • Will assist Technologist with the positioning, maneuvering and completion of all clinical exams.

  • Seeks guidance when needed, consulting with Technologist and/or other personnel as needed.

  • Monitors and maintains all the equipment in the Diagnostic Imaging Department as directed.

  • Will work with the Imaging staff to achieve department goals and objectives for budget, clinical quality and patient satisfaction. Works with other departments and staff to achieve hospital and departmental goal and objectives. Identifies and participates in implementation of opportunities for improvement in all aspects of operations.

  • Performs all office duties, such as maintaining logs, records, answering phones QC/QA reports, relaying information between coworkers and ensuring completion before end of the shift.

  • Stocks room and put away supplies on a daily basis. Also, informs Lead/Supervisor of any low stock.

  • Assists Imaging staff with compliance of TJC/IDPH and annual IEMA surveys.

  • Accepts and completes all additional duties that may be assigned.

  • Must be flexible with scheduling, accepting additional hours and/or different shifts as they may be required. Will be required to float between both campuses as needed.

  • Assists as directed in scheduling and prepping patients for exams.

  • Performs EKG testing as required.

  • Supports the Mission and Vision of RML Specialty Hospital by demonstrating RML's Core Values of Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Stewardship (STAIRS) in all actions. Promotes a positive patient/customer experience by exemplifying the principles of the Language of Caring in all interactions with patients, families and coworkers.

  • Will rotate through weekend, on-call and holiday schedule as required.

  • Will ensure pager/ in house phones are in good working order and in their possession at start of shift and on-call shift as required.

  • Will adhere to and ensure compliance with standards of care, standards of practice and policies and procedures of RML Specialty Hospital.

  • Will communicate in a clear and positive manner with all coworkers on daily bases.


JOB REQUIREMENTS & CHARACTERISTICS


MINIMUM


PREFERRED


Skills & Abilities



  • Knowledge of basic anatomy

  • Basic knowledge of sterile techniques, universal precautions, OSHA standards and personal radiation protection practices

  • Self-motivated & directed with regard to an increasing level of understanding and knowledge.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meets objectives and deadlines.

  • Effective customer service and verbal/written professional communication skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors at all times

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality, privacy and comply with HIPAA requirements.

  • Ability to work independently and use good initiative and independent judgment.

  • Must be team oriented, able to work well with co-workers to achieve department and hospital missions.

  • Excellent the ability to interact effectively with patients, family's healthcare professionals and external vendors.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Physical ability to lift and position patients and assist with patient transfers utilizing beds or stretchers.

  • Must be able to follow and give direction and instruction as required.

  • Ability to adjust schedule and work overtime as necessary

  • Must be able to adjust routine and adapt quickly to changes and interruptions in workflow.


Knowledge &


Experience



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Prior experience in healthcare or customer service.

  • Student actively enrolled and participating in a radiologic technology degree program

  • Experience in Radiology related field.

  • Experience with Meditech Information Systems


License & Certifications



  • CPR certification within 3 months of employment


Working Conditions



  • The physical ability for almost constant standing, walking and lifting, moving patients and patient care equipment.

  • Must be able to efficiently move and physically operate all equipment used in their job performance.

  • Hospital environment

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