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Imaging Services Tech Assistant

  • Job ID: 253208824
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday daylight
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
  • Department: Radiology Diagnostic
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.65 to $24.56 / hour

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a Full-Time Imaging Services Tech Assistant! This role will primarily work daylight shifts Monday - Friday, but may vary depending on department needs. 

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package that few employers can match and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and offers the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today and find out where your career can take 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 High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires Clerical and computer experience.
  • Requires Communication and interpersonal skills.


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)
  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct