Radiology Assistant PRN

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7087145 (Ref:16229674640)

Posted: October 14, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Provides a variety of services and assistance to patients and visitors of all ages to maximize the productivity of the unit.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides a wide variety of patient services and assistance.
  • Greets patient/families upon arrival to the Radiology area.
  • Escorts patient to the appropriate x-ray room and assists patient with gowns, assists in moving patient on and off x-ray table.
  • Ensures physical comfort and safety of the patient.
  • Maintains patient flow to maximize productivity of unit.
  • Assures x-ray rooms are clean and equipped with appropriate supplies and equipment for each patient.
  • Reviews x-ray requisition and computer exam forms to determine type of x-ray required.
  • Utilizes orders systems to place transport orders from radiology to floor and unit.
  • Notifies transport of patient that radiology will bring to the department or return to the floor and unit.
  • Reports to Supervisor immediately on: backlog of patients or problems encountered with equipment, patients and personnel.
  • Performs clerical functions.
  • Processes orders in radiology information system that include scheduling and tracking exams and films.
  • Processes downtime orders and transport orders in the electronic orders system.
  • Assists staff with patient related duties, moving and assisting patient to all areas as needed. Assists patient with activity of daily living.
  • Performs routine duties related to patient care such as assisting with bedpans or in the washroom. Assures patients safety and comfort.
  • Observes patients for medical status and potential need of nursing care, physician care, oxygen, etc. and quickly obtains proper assistance.
  • Performs courier functions as assigned.
  • Takes films to appropriate area for film library processing and delivers films to requesting areas.
  • Transports specimens to lab for processing.
  • Delivers charts as needed.
  • Established and maintains friendly and cooperative relations with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Follows Hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department-specific competencies and requirements.

Education:

  • Requires completion of Radiologic Technology program from approved school. Awaiting certification process approval.

Languages:

Certifications:

  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Excellent customer service skills to interact with patients, families, physicians and staff.
  • Ability to understand and follow written instructions.
  • Requires good verbal communication skills to interact with patients.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year related experience in physician office, hospital or clinic setting involving patient care or established excellence in direct customer service.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time; must lift and carry items weighting up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to assist with positioning and transporting patients, i.e., pushing beds, stretchers and wheelchairs.
  • Requires the ability to maneuver equipment and motor coordination to operate equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


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Job posting number:#7087145 (Ref:16229674640)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,Ohio
United States
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