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CT Radiologic Technologist Assistant

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comforts of patients. Qualifications Education and/or Other Requirements High School graduate or equivalent required. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be able to demonstrate competency in utilization of hospital communicate equipment with special emphasis on emergency "code" systems/procedures. Must posses good communication skills. Environmental Factors This position is performed within an environment of occasional exposure to moderate environmental variations, above-normal noise level, and/or unpleasant substances. Daily exposure to hazardous or potential injurious elements or conditions. Daily exposure to ionizing radiation. The employee will be exposed to blood, body fluids/tissues, and electromagnetic radiation, as in CRT's or VDT's. Physical Demands While performing the duties of the job the employee is required to stand 80% of the time, bend and reach (80 inches from the floor). The employee will regularly be required to lift, push and pull weight of at least 5 to 75 pounds. Ability to assist average size person (150 pounds) to and from x-ray table, etc. Able to support average person for approximately two minutes. Ability to attend to visual details. Ability to make precise arm/hand positions movements where strength and speed are minimized. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Ability to receive and comprehend written and oral communications. Mental Demands Analyze information or data. Plan sequence of operations or actions. Ability to work under stress and to adapt to changing conditions. Ability to adjust to performing routine and repetitive tasks without specific supervision. Ability to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruptions and attend to tasks for 45-60 minutes at a time. Ability to understand and relate to the concepts behind specific ideas and remember multiple tasks given to self and others over long periods of time. Ability to communicate verbally, using advanced level of vocabulary. Comprehend written basic instructions, safety rules, office memoranda at a high school graduate level. Mental Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to work under pressure with multiple interruptions. Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements. Responsibilities Assists technologist with patient care and performance of radiographic procedures as required. Maintains safe environment for the patient, who my include infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics patients. Labels film jackets; records and calls STAT reading; files and locates requested materials. Verifies Radiology exams in PACS. Answers phone in patient holding area. Assist ordering physicians when they need assistance. Process and merge incoming images from outside facilities for radiological readings. Demonstrates competency in utilization of hospital communication equipment with special emphasis on emergency "code" systems/procedures. Transports patients by wheelchair, stretcher or bed in a timely manner to the ECC or nursing unit as needed. Greets patient pleasantly. Checks patient's id with request for service. Assists clerical staff at front desk when required Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Health, Decatur , CT Radiologic Technologist Assistant, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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