Emory Healthcare Radiology Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Greets visitors, answers and screens incoming telephone calls by providing information or take messages and distributes them to appropriate employee. Follows organizational and departmental policies and procedures. Uses specialized techniques in the transport of sick or convalescent persons. Supports cost efficient/effective delivery of care. Participates in unit based and hospital-wide Continuous Quality Improvement Program.

Gives and / or receives information regarding patient schedule and information. Prepares rooms to receive patient; sets up necessary equipment and ensures neatness and cleanliness of room. Assists with preparing patients for procedures. Obtains necessary forms and information for exams. Transports patients, records, specimens and equipment to designated areas throughout organization. Assists ambulatory and wheelchair patients to and from diagnostic imaging equipment. Escorts or directs patients to rooms or departments within the facility. Assists sick or convalescent patients with mobility to prevent accidents and ensure comfort. Promptly and courteously responds to patient¿s questions. Relays appropriate information to the appropriate staff for immediate attention. Reinforces patient and family teaching.

Pulls and logs patient exams on film folders and ensures that records are properly identified; documents and routes to the appropriate department or personnel. Maintains confidentiality of all records. May perform data entry of patient information into organization databases.

Observes policies and procedures pertaining to the safe operation of vehicles and equipment. Exercises special care to ensure the safety and comfort of patients in transit.

Responds immediately to emergency patient situations; takes actions prescribed by policy and procedure or obtains appropriate personnel. May participates in the orientation of other radiology technology aides. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience in a hospital setting preferred. People skills required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Radiology CT Scanning

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 20739

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule 7a-3:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.