Radiology Assistant, Per-Diem

Radiology/Imaging/Ultrasound Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

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Requisition #: 225881

Title: Radiology Assistant

Department: Radiology

Grade: TEC5

Posting Date: 4/6/2022

Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Per-Diem

Union:  Non-Union

Hours: Per-Diem

Shift Length: Per-Diem 

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center

Position Summary:

As an integral member of the Radiology department that assists both internal and external customers including patients, technologists, radiologist, nurses and physicians. Performs a variety of duties both clerical and non-technical. This includes positioning, lifting, transferring patients and other related patient care responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates patient flow prepares patients for exams and reports any necessary information given to them by the patient or care taker to the appropriate resources. Monitors and observes the inpatient holding area to ensure that patients’ needs are attended to and patient wait times are minimized.
  • Utilizes computer-based systems to verify patient information. Prints out daily schedules and check status of patients’ exams/visits to maintain efficiency and ensure prompt care of patients within the department. Answers phone calls and assists in the scheduling of exams.
  • Prepares rooms with proper equipment and supplies and when necessary assists the technologist with preparing a table for procedures, utilizing sterile technique. Assist in the disassembly and cleaning of patient equipment following a procedure.
  • Assists technologist on portable x-ray rounds including C-Arms with positioning equipment and patients as directed.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to patient’s needs and concerns. Assist patients to bathroom or on bed pans as required. May assist patient with getting comfortable.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

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Preferred:

  • High school education with additional specialized courses including medical terminology, computer training and medical assisting are preferred but not required. Enter text here

Experience/Skills:

Required:

  • Knowledge of basic office and patient care procedures, as well as medical terminology and communication skills acquired through 3 months of related experience is required.
  • Ability to utilize personal computers and data terminals to record, verify, and retrieve standard information is required.
  • BLS certification is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required in order to build relationships that support collaborative work within the department and across the organization and provide exceptional service to patients.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Standards of Respect: