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Working As A Radiology Assistant

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Unpleasant/Hazardous Environment

  • Make Decisions

  • $41,260

    Average Salary

What Does A Radiology Assistant Do At Ascension Health

* Performs post procedural duties including patient discharge, room clean up and restocking supplies.
* Assists with inventory control.
* Transports patients to and from clinical areas and verifies patient identity according to policies and procedures.
* Assists with preparing patient for radiology exam and with procedure performance.
* Files, delivers, and retrieves patient reports, matching films to folders, and delivery of reports to patient units/physicians.
* Provides clerical support as necessary.
* Assists Technologist in film developing and identification.
* Reloads film magazines when they are empty.
* Responsible for keeping darkroom clean and organized at all times.
* Assists Technologist with lifting and moving patients when required.
* Assists Technologist on portables as required.
* Assists Technologist in maintaining the overall appearance of the procedure rooms.
* Having adequate linen available and emptying linen bags daily and adequate stock of general supplies.
* Assists Technologists in monitoring patient when Technologist needs to leave the immediate area.
* Other duties as assigned

What Does A Radiology Assistant Do At Riverside Health Systems

* Has the ability to operate all appropriate radiology equipment under direct supervision of a Radiologic Technologist.
* Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, physicians, and co-workers.
* Ability to communicate effectively about complex matters with others.
* Analyze and interpret patient clinical data, follow simple instructions, recognize and appropriately report safety problems.
* Communicate effectively in English, in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically ; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information; pay close attention to detail.
* Ability to hear on the telephone/in person/in the environment, ability to smell chemicals or changes in the environment (i.e. smoke) visualized and hear equipment and hear equipment indicator.
* Ability to hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, records, and written documents necessary to the position; discern temperature variances through touch.
* Completed one year of an AMA accredited Radiologic Technologist Program required

What Does A Radiology Assistant Do At Wellspan Health

* Admits all patients into computer while verifying all patient demographic, explaining forms and obtaining necessary signatures including patient/legal representative signatures.
* Confirms authorization requirements.
* Verify accuracy of the patients personal and insurance information, obtaining copies of insurance cards and all necessary forms
* Pre-register patients for exams
* Works Unverified Report, Delinquent Billing Report by Error, and/or Incomplete MSP Report as directed by Radiology Management
* Assures the accuracy with registration QA is at 95%
* Completes all paperwork, lab, EKG and/or imaging, documenting all necessary information for each section
* Schedules patients, verifying preps and assuring patients understanding.
* Interacts professionally with the technologists to coordinate requests.
* Ensures all requirements are met for a proper order.
* Process payments when necessary and issue receipts
* Minimizes in/out time
* Assist technologist with paperwork; documenting histories and procedure documentation
* Prepares appropriate contrast dosage
* Reload laser camera as needed
* Ensure cassettes are returned to correct locations
* Locate Master jackets, all films and subfolders as requested
* Processes film loan requests, completing all steps on each loan
* Ability to successfully merge and transfer films
* Able to hang films according to radiologists preference
* Ensure the accuracy of POS payment collections.
* Properly identifies patient using name and DOB.
* Follows the facilities infection control practices without fail.
* Enters all data into computer prior to delivery to the lab for testing.
* Observes laboratory protocol regarding transport, temperature and time requirements for specimens.
* Operates and maintains daily records for laboratory equipment
* Disinfects patient collection site and draws specimens into appropriate tubes, with sufficient volumes per departmental procedure.
* Sends all pediatric venipuncture to the Norman Drive facility.
* Initiates communication with Education staff to resolve issues.
* Enters required data into the system and generates complete paperwork.
* Explains procedure to our patients in a competent caring manner.
* Acquires and processes a quality tracing.
* Assures the tracing is properly processed for interpretation
* Department Description:The CT
* Imaging Department at York Hospital is committed to providing excellent patient care and service.
* About WellSpan:
* WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.
* The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations.
* The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program.
* WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.
* The Community:
* WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking.
* The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours.
* Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.
* If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.
* Required Skills
* BLS certification or ability to obtain within introductory period Maintains required licensures and/or certifications to practice in a professional or clinical role at the WGSHS per appropriate law or state board regulations
* Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills
* Knowledge of and ability to use radiology information systems, radiographic/fluoroscopic equipment, paging system copier, beeper, personal computer, fax
* Required Experience
* Phlebotomy and EKG skills
* Job Location
* York, , United States
* Position Type
* Full
* Time/Regular
* Schedule
* Evening
* Additional Scheduling Info
* N/A
* Additional Requirements
* PA Act73 – Child Abuse Clearance

What Does A Radiology Assistant Do At Geisinger Health System

* Access and Patient Flow:
* a.
* Opens department and prepares MRI areas (in-house and mobile units).
* b.
* Schedules M
* R.I. exams as needed.
* Patient Care:
* a.
* Assists with patient transport as needed to maintain patient flow for both MRI scanners.
* b.
* Observes patients as needed.
* c.
* Assists with preparing patients for exams.
* d.
* Assists with exams/procedures as needed.
* Logistical Support:
* a.
* Assigns completed cases to appropriate physician for interpretation.
* b.
* Ensures all cases dictated in a timely manner.
* c.
* Utilizes Film File Library in completing daily tasks.
* d.
* Maintains various stock/supplies for each M
* R.I. unit.
* e.
* Maintains purchase order (P
* O.) supplies.
* f.
* Maintains clean linen supply and empties soiled linen.
* g.
* Maintains clean work and imaging areas.
* h.
* Prepares contrast solutions for technologist.
* Data Management:
* a.
* Provides assistance in quality assurance measures.
* b.
* Ensures proper histories for exams.
* c

What Does A Radiology Assistant Do At Baylor Scott & White Health

* Thoroughly cleans the room to make ready for the next patient and recommending terminal clean to address
* patient infection control standards
* Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions
* Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving
* equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors
* Operates and maintains equipment safely, maintains a clean and serviceable work environment to enhance
* patient care
* Maintains an adequate inventory of equipment and supplies for assigned area and places general and special
* supply orders from purchasing in a timely manner
* Assures proper patient preparation, verifies screening protocols and answers questions
* Assists patient in dressing for exam and attends to patient's physical well-being while transporting to and from
* exam room and table, and positioning for exam
* The ideal Radiology Assistant candidate will be detailed oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
* Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment.
* Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White
* Waxahachie
* For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
* Specialty/Department/Practice Radiology
* Shift/Schedule Full time
* Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:
* Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
* k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
* Tuition Reimbursement
* PTO accrual beginning Day 1

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Top Radiology Assistant Skills

  1. Invasive Procedures
  2. Exam Rooms
  3. Radiology Procedures
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  • Performed fluoroscopic exams & minor invasive procedures ranging from Modified Barium Swallows to tunneled dialysis catheter insertions.
  • Maintain a clean environment in the patient exam rooms after all patients.
  • Registered patients coming for diagnostic radiology procedures.
  • Provided overall support to the Radiology department in adherence to practice standards and requirements.
  • Request all breast MRI's mammograms and Ultrasound from outside facilities.

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