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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Radiology Assistant |Temporary in Atlanta, Georgia

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This position in needed to help the Radiology Department of St. Joseph's Hospital, to screen people as the enter the office, and assist with ptient flow, as needed.

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 requests and 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.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 75328

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Department SJH COVID 19

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Location : Name Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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