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Imaging Technologist Assistant / MRI / Sharp Memorial Hospital / Variable Shift / Per Diem

Job ID JR126545 Date Posted 08/04/2022
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities

Hours

Shift Start Time:

Variable

Shift End Time:

Variable

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:

No


What You Will Do
Assist with completing Imaging Center procedures including transportation and monitoring patients to and from, as well as during Imaging Center procedures. Provide receptionist and clerical support to Imaging Technologists.

Required Qualifications

  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association


Preferred Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1 Year Experience with patient care


Essential Functions

  • Communication/Clerical Skills
    Prior to exam, confirm patient is ready.
    Communicate scheduled times, preparation and related information to the technologist, nurse and patient.
    Ability to answer phone calls, triage and prioritize patient flow.
    Ability to document accurate phone messages and notification to appropriate personnel.
    Communicate and document equipment issues.
    Utilize AIDET.
  • Patient transports
    Perform two patient identification and exam verification.
    Effective utilize patient transport system.
    Provide appropriate mode of transport for patient's physical limitations and imagining procedure requirements.
    Obtain proper handoff including any required documentation from patient's RN just prior to leaving the department.
    Perform proper handoff to technologist and nursing staff when patient arrives in the Imagining department or back to.
    Observe and maintain a safe environment for patient's medical devices IV's, catheters, drainage and chest tubes, monitors and oxygen.
    Provide safe and timely transportation to and from Imagining department.
    Maintain privacy, dignity, respect and comfort to patient during transportation.
    Communicate patient status, isolation and safety precautions with Imaging and nursing staff.
  • Assist imaging procedures
    Assist with patient mobilization before, during and after procedure.
    Observe patients during procedures to maintain a safe environment, documenting and/or communicate changes in patient's condition to appropriate nursing and/or Imaging staff.
    Transfer specimens with proper identification and safety precaution to correct location.
  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills and attitude towards the department as well as patients, visitors, physicians, coworkers and supervisors.
  • Assist coworkers with tasks.
    Maintains safe work environment.
    Sharing available resources and information with others.
    Assists with training, orientation and upholding policies and procedures to new employees or those new to the area.
    Identifies, corrects and/or reports unsafe conditions.
    Accepts interpersonal differences and cooperates with other employees.
    Effectively utilize free time between assignments to complete the following tasks: Stocking supplies/linens in work area, cleaning work area, assisting coworkers with the completion of work. Provide relief for lunch, breaks and/or meetings.
    Identify and complete additional projects and/or educational In-services outside of daily responsibilities.
  • PACS and EMR utilization and Billing
    Ability to schedule all Imaging Procedure in EMR.
    Ability to communicate appropriate preparation information to patients.
    Accurately completes exams in EMR.
    Able to scan required documents into PACS, as needed.
    Understanding of PACS down-time procedures.
    Submit images and requests to after-hours service provider when applicable.
    Accurately enters billing information for supplies and procedures.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Prefer knowledge of body mechanics for safe transfer of patient and self.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
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