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Radiology Assistant

  • Job ID: 629603341
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Hamot
  • Department: CAT Scan
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.88 to $20.75 / hour

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 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct