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Imaging Services Tech Assistant

  • Job ID: 331916566
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 4 - 10hr shifts
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Mercy
  • Department: MRI
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.65 to $24.56 / hour

Description

UPMC Mercy is hiring a Full-Time Imaging Services Tech Assistant! This role will work a variety of shifts Monday - Friday, depending on department needs with rotating weekends and holidays. Shifts will consist of 4 days/10 hours a day!

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 patients to and from units 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 the 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 identity by utilizing at least two patient identifiers. Effectively prepares patient for exam providing both pre and post-procedure education. Documents proper history into an electronic record. Reviews physician orders and contacts the 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)
  • 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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