Job Description

Job Title: Imaging Services Tech Assistant
Job ID: 60207825
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Varies
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC St. Margaret
Department: MRI
Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215

Description

UPMC St. Margaret is hiring a casual Imaging Services Tech Assistant to support the MRI Department! This role will be scheduled various shifts with rotating weekends. On-call and holiday responsibilities are not required. If you are passionate about providing quality patient care, we want to hear from you! 

Purpose:

Provide for the performance of a variety of technical procedures utilizing independent judgment and a basic understanding of technology, anatomy, and physiology. Provide quality patient care in a timely, cost effective manner to aid in medical diagnosis under the supervision of a registered technologist.

Responsibilities:
  • Transports patient to and from unit when required.
  • Demonstrate proper placement of IV catheter. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and appropriately follows guidelines for GFR criteria.
  • Assists with invasive procedure tray set-up and couriers specimens to lab as needed.
  • Practices established MRI safety and radiation safety protocols.
  • Accurately schedules exams into RIS as needed.  
  • Reschedules exams as needed and contacts patients for additional scanning.
  • Assists technologist with patient care/flow as instructed. 
  • Knowledgeable of procedural processes.
  • Verifies patient identify by utilizing at least two patient identifiers.
  • Effectively prepares patient for exam providing both pre and post procedure education. 
  • Documents proper history into electronic record.  
  • Reviews physician orders and contacts office if additional information is required.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires experience in an imaging setting.
  • Requires clerical and computer experience.a
  • Requires communication and interpersonal skills.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $15.61 to $23.99 / hour

Union Position: No

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