Radiology Assistant

ID# 001625

Naples, FL
United States

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CT Scan
6:30P-3A Sunday-Thursday

Weekend: None / Not Applicable

Req # 52351

  • Essential Job Accountabilities:

      Job Summary:
        The Radiology Assistant is responsible for assisting with all aspects of diagnostic imaging under the direction of a licensed provider.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
        • Full understanding of HIS, RIS, PACS, to include ordering, monitoring worklists, and completing exams in Cerner Millennium.
        • Preparing the PACS with prior exams from offsite storage or outside CD’s and acquiring outside films when necessary, as well as any and all related prior reports.
        • Full understanding of maintaining exams in PACS, including editing, copying, and restoring from archive.
        • Burn CD’s or film cases and route them to the proper physicians as needed.
        • Transports patients to and from patient care area/waiting room to the Radiology Department.
        • Complies with safety requirements and resolves problems relating to the delivery of patients, supplies, and equipment.
        • Using sterile techniques to load the injector with the proper dose and amount of IV solutions.
        • Aids the Technologist in all aspects of patient care. Ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs.
        • Answers phone and phone messages. Routes callers appropriately or provides information requested.
        • Scans paperwork when appropriate to include physician orders, consent, and history forms. Routes paperwork to appropriate technologist and/or physician.
        • Understands proper positioning of patient on table and transferring patients to and from exam table.
        • Interviews patients for history, obtains patient signature when applicable, explains exams and assists patients.
        • Identifies all patients using two patient identifiers (name and birth date).
        • Collecting and documenting patient history including current medications, allergies, symptoms, height, weight, blood pressure, etc.
        • Makes pre-procedure and post-procedure calls to patients as needed.
        • Full understanding of scheduling and rescheduling exams.
        • Obtains physicians orders as needed for patient exams and procedures.
        • Adheres to Universal Precautions and maintains Radiation Safety by using personal protective devices and proper shielding adhering to federal and state guidelines.
        • Follows safety protocols and policies.
        • Maintains proper stock of medical supplies and linens.
        • Full understanding of all radiologist dictation validation systems and processes to request addendums and reviews.

      Education, Experience, Qualifications:
        • Minimum of High School or GED required.
        • Basic Life Support (BLS Provider) certification with American Heart Association or become certified within six months of employment required.
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