Radiology Assistant, CAT Scan - FT/D (8hr)

Location: 
SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Schedule: 
Full Time
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
SAD002719
Radiology Imaging

Position Summary:

The Technologist Assistant performs specific clerical duties and provides assistance to technologists to help provide for the proper functioning of the department. This includes transportation of patients, taking patients to and from examination rooms, assures patients are appropriately gowned, assists with drawing contrast material into automatic injector, setting up sterile trays and obtaining appropriate information for patient examinations.Works throughout the imaging services department where needed but majority of time is determined in certain departments as designated by department management.

The position is a first line representative of Imaging Services, provides assistance for the proper functioning of the department including processing of new orders, image management, report distribution, limited scheduling of all Radiology procedures and examinations, utilizes all computer systems relevant to job duties, interacts with patients, physicians, customers and all other persons who present to Radiology.

This position is responsible for coordinating communication activities between radiologists, radiology staff and other departments, nursing personnel and other caregivers, patients, visitors and other customers.It is accountable for maintenance of patient records that apply to the Radiology department and order entry of scheduled or walk in patients. Record maintenance includes but is not limited to uploading patient medical records to PACS, downloading patient medical records for check out or sends out to other facilities, sending radiology reports to the patient or physician�s offices as requested and appropriate.

Qualifications: 

Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year acute care hospital experience or equivalent, preferred

  • Strong customer skills required

  • One year experience in Radiology preferred. In lieu of experience, consideration will be made for an employee with strong associated experience in the related job competencies or who has shown an aptitude for the related job competencies.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology or radiology procedures preferred.

  • Proficient in computer functions, data entry and windows platform required.

Education/Licenses/Certificates

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Basic Lift Support (BLS) required

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