Radiology Technician Assistant PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Date Posted:
    2/5/2021
  • Job ID:
    21003745
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Radiology Tech Assistant -  AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN, as needed

Must be able to work days, evenings, or weekend shifts

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Adheres to the hospital and department policies and procedures as related to the radiology department clinical area.
  • Responsible for assisting in the application of imaging guidelines and standards in accordance with current practices.
  • Patient Care activities include, but not limited to:
  • Follows supervisors direction and job assignments daily with flexibility as changes necessitate.
  • Reviews imaging orders and correctly matches patients to be treated in each of the imaging modalities within radiology. 
  • Ensures correct patient for each procedure using proper standards for identification.
  • Communicates with all patients professionally at all times while looking for opportunities to exceed their expectations.
  • Provides information as requested by patients within training scope during imaging procedure process.
  • Maintains cleanliness and proper working order of assigned equipment and work areas, with emphasis on appearance.
  • Assist hospital staff and physicians with imaging information as appropriate, and relays pertinent information to proper staff for disposition.
  • Greets and assists patients when visiting the department and when assistance is necessary while in the hospital.
  • Immediately provides supervisor with detailed information on any safety concerns for patients or staff that may impact care or overall wellbeing.
  • Has knowledge of and understands current JCAHO Standards for the clinical aspect of the department.
  • Promotes teamwork with physicians and all health care providers.
  • Actively participates in Patient Experience / Performance Improvement projects for clinical areas.
  • Activity participates in assigned meetings.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Education: Medical terminology.    

  • BLS Certification from American Heart Association

  • 2 years experience in hospital setting preferred

  • Patient experience courses preferred

 

Job Summary:

Performs radiology patient exam management and flow, including but not limited to, check in, screening paper work, information, instructions, requisition flow, order corrections and coordination, phone support for radiologists, nursing units, physicians, scheduling and registration communications.  Enhances imaging technologist, nurse and other radiology staff efficiencies by assisting in a wide array of working task.  Position requires the ability to properly exercise independent judgment, in sometimes adverse situations   Behavior and communication skills must always be in keeping with the organizations standards of behavior policy.

 

 



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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