Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 2 Shift Details: Diagnostic Imaging Support Associate. 2nd shift full time. Tuesday through Friday and every other weekend. Rotating holidays.
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The DISA provides basic patient care and support to Diagnostic Imaging department while providing a unique opportunity to learn more about the modalities within Diagnostic Imaging to determine which modality is of most interest and potential for next step in career path within Diagnostic Imaging.
Assists patients and Diagnostic Imaging staff during procedures by helping to position patients, helping patients dress/undress, and answering routine patient questions.
Observes patients and reports changes in patient condition to appropriate department staff.
Assists technologists in the day to day operations of the department by maintaining supply levels in rooms, and operating and monitoring equipment to reduce downtime.
Appropriately maintains exam rooms, supplies and equipment according to performance standards. Ensures room is in order and restocks supplies after patient procedures.
Coordinates patient procedure times and patient flow with appropriate staff times and reviews appropriate documentation for completeness.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of the operational requirements pertaining to established imaging protocols to ensure that patient preps, orders, pre-certs, consents, questionnaires, histories and protocol sheets are completed accurately to ensure quality procedure outcomes.
Provides necessary patient information to Diagnostic Imaging staff.
Assists with filing and collating images, inputting patient information into system, collecting and filing documents and patient files, copying/printing images, digitizing images and other related duties as required
Assists with transportation of patients.
Maintains annual health stream. Participates in the department quality, safety and compliance initiatives.
Perform other related duties as required.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Previous clerical or patient care experience in a clinical setting preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Maintains infection control policies related to patient care
Works efficiently as a team member both within and across clinical settings to provide quality service through communication, cooperation and collaboration.
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