Radiologic Technologist Assistant - HRMC, Radiology Support Personnel, Full Time

Health First Melbourne, FL

About the Job

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY\:

To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by\: Being committed to the Health First Values\: Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Being engaged and contributes to a positive and productive work environment. Demonstrating professional, personable, cooperative support to radiologic technologists in various functions; assisting with patient care, accurate CR/PACS processing, assists with patient transportation, and completion of quality assurance tasks. Mentoring development of students and co-workers from a team concept.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES\:

  • Maintains a safe environment for patients/customers, team members and themselves.
  • Adheres to Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
  • Practices Radiation Safety.
  • Completes all required documentation and/or required forms (i.e. Safety Zone Portal)
  • Familiar with the Health First Emergency Kardex and responsibilities in relation to specified emergent codes
  • Responsible for hurricane preparedness and their particular responsibilities as a Health First associate
  • Effectively documents and communicates pertinent and required information
  • Reports all malfunctioning equipment to the appropriate department, fellow associates and management.
  • Maintains current CPR certification and renews certifications before the expiration date
  • Adheres to system wide Infection Control policies and procedures
  • Practices aseptic and sterile techniques.
  • Assists the technologist in producing images consistent with departmental protocols and image quality standards.
  • Ensures accurate and timely assistance to the radiologic technologists.
  • Accurate and timely loading of the CR reader
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills pertinent to job performance
  • Demonstrates the appropriate skill sets as determined by the "Annual Competency Assessments".
  • Monitors and complies with Joint Commission/ACR standards and performs all job functions in accordance with Federal, State and Regional requirements to ensure compliance to these standards.
  • Ensures all required documentation is scanned into the correct patient’s exam folder in PACS
  • Engaged and contributes to a positive and productive work environment
  • Offers suggestions for departmental improvements and departmental protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Attends all mandatory meetings/in-services and reads and signs off on all meeting minutes as required.
  • Technical development of students and co-workers from a team concept.
  • Follows proper file room processes
  • Understand and adheres to the process for outside images management
  • Understands and adheres to the process of producing a CD of our images for the patient, LIP, or another facility

Qualification:

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED\:

  • Previous general office experience of one year or more and prior Radiology experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of anatomy preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrates the ability to relate well to all customers.
  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize to maximize quality, value and service.
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills pertinent to job performance.
  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS\:

  • Ability to adapt to a combination of walking, bending, stooping, reaching and lifting throughout the shift
  • Ability to move, lift or position patients
  • Ability to push wheelchairs, stretchers and beds.
  • Dependable and flexible in covering required shifts
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted, several times a day
  • Willing and able to work with bio-hazardous / toxic materials following OSHA guidelines.