Catholic Health Initiatives Radiology Aide - Medical Imaging - PRN (Varied) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Radiology Aide - Medical Imaging - PRN (Varied)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Supports the professional clinical staff by providing direct and indirect patient care and performing duties as assigned by supervising staff. These duties may vary by shift or may be section specific. Assists with care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, under the supervision of professional health care staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Must possess excellent phone etiquette and communication skills. Coordinates and helps technologists manage patient exam orders, enters XRay exam related data in various software systems and answers phone calls.

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a busy environment with high multi-tasking demands.

  • Prepares for and carries out transport of patients, to and from the ED and General Diagnostic Imaging department. Assists technologists as needed in transferring patients to/from cart, beds, wheelchairs and exam tables.

  • Assumes responsibility for patients’ care, safety and environment throughout transportation.

  • Observes and reports pertinent patient information according to department policy.

  • Changes linens, cleans and stores equipment.

  • Answers patient requests and responds appropriately.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Successful completion of a Medical terminology course preferred.

  • At least one year of Healthcare work experience preferred.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED forthe Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule varied

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Every Third

Req ID: 2018-R0180216

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.