Job Description

Job Title: Radiology Assistant
Job ID: 650271
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Hours & days will vary
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: MRI
Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550

Description

Purpose:
To assist technical staff in providing quality, timely care for Radiology patients

Responsibilities:
  • Acts as liaison between the Radiologists, the Technologists and the patient regarding waiting periods, status of test, etc. Instructs patients in changing clothes for exams, assisting them when necessary. 
  • Maintains adequate stock of gowns, etc. in dressing rooms.
  • Answers telephones and routes calls, taking messages as appropriate.
  • Assists staff in transferring and transporting patients.
  • Assists technical staff by preparing the exam room and assisting the Technologist as directed.
  • Demonstrates Hamot's commitment to Service Excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.
  • Displays the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive matters and to exercise discretion in dealing with controversial or potentially sensitive topics. 
  • Enhances the image of UPMC Hamot and promotes professionalism and good relationships.
  • Performs data entry of information into the Radiology Information System (RIS) as directed by Technologist.
  • Performs image process duties.
  • Works cooperatively with patients, professional staff, and other medical center personnel to maintain a good relationship.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent  
  • One year of patient care experience preferred 
  • Radiology experience preferred 
  • Excellent communication skills due to high degree of interaction with physicians and patients 
  • Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $11.96 to $17.82

Union Position: No

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