Job Description

Job Title: Radiology Asst
Job ID: 36477289
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
Department: IP Diagnostic Radiology
Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105

Description

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

Responsibilities:
  • Assists technical staff by preparing the exam room and assisting the Technologist as directed.
  • 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 professionalismn good relationships.
  • Answers telephones and routes calls, taking messages as appropriate.
  • Works cooperatively with patients, professional staff, and other medical center personnel to maintain a good relationship.
  • 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.
  • Performs image process duties.
  • Performs data entry of information into the Radiology Information System (RIS) as directed by Technologist.
  • Assists staff in transferring and transporting patients.
  • 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.

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $13.36 to $19.90 / hour

    Union Position: No

    Apply Current Employee?

    UPMC VALUES

    At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

    QUALITY & SAFETY
    DIGNITY & RESPECT
    CARING & LISTENING
    RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
    EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

    UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.


    WORKING HERE



    Now more than ever, YOU can help us shape our communities and UPMC into a better place for everyone to work, study, play, and thrive.

    Learn more about working here and check out our policies and recent updates.

    UPMC Health Plan Named Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality in 2019


    UPMC Ranked #1 Best Places for Women and Diverse Managers in 2019

    Share:
    Talent Network