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Radiology Assistant

Dover, Ohio, United States
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req # 776 Location Dover, Ohio Facilities Union Hospital Professional Area Nursing Patient Support Department N/A Schedule Part Time Shift N/A

STATUS:                 Part Time (R1 Status – 40 Hours/Pay Period)

DAY/SHIFT/HOURS:                  Monday-Thursday 8a-1p, Flexible per the dept. needs

                                                    Holiday rotation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides a wide variety of patient services and assistance
  • Transports patients to and from the appropriate imaging modality from within the hospital (i.e. inpatient floors, ED etc.)
  • Greets patient/families upon arrival to the Radiology area
  • Escorts patients to the appropriate x-ray room and assists patient with gowns, assists in moving patient on and off x-ray table
  • Ensures physical comfort and safety of the patient
  • Maintains patient flow to maximize productivity of unit
  • Assures x-ray requisition and computer exam forms to determine type of x-ray required
  • Utilizes orders systems to place transport orders from radiology to floor and unit
  • Notifies transport of patient that radiology will bring to the department or return to the floor and unit
  • Reports to Supervisor immediately on: backlog of patients or problems encountered with equipment, patients and personnel
  • Performs clerical functions
  • Processes orders in radiology information system that include scheduling and tracking exams and films
  • Processes downtime orders and transport orders in the electronic orders system
  • Assist staff with patient related duties, moving and assisting patient to all areas as needed
  • Assist patient with activity of daily living
  • Performs routine duties related to patient care such as assisting with bedpans or in the washroom. Assures patients safety and comfort
  • Observes patients for medical status and potential need of nursing care, physician care, oxygen, etc. and quickly obtains proper assistance
  • Performs courier functions as assigned
  • Transports specimens to lab for processing
  • Delivers charts as needed
  • Established and maintains friendly and cooperative relations with those contacted in the course of work
  • Other duties as assigned

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work inherent in the job.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School Graduate or Equivalent.
  2. BLS Certification
  3. Minimum one-year related experience in physician office, hospital or clinic setting involving patient care or established excellence in direct customer service.
  4. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time; Must lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  5. Ability to assist with positioning and transporting patients, i.e., pushing beds, stretchers and wheelchairs.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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