Radiology Assistant - Hanover - (full-time) - Days/Evenings

Hanover, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 51552

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General

 

 

Under direct supervision, performs general, non-technical duties.  Assists the technologist and physician in positioning, lifting, transferring and care of patients.  Schedules patient exams and performs other clerical duties related to and in support of department operations.  Assists with the care and maintenance of department equipment.  Maintains appropriate levels of necessary supplies.  In addition, the Radiology Assistant will assist with laboratory and electrocardiogram services as needed.

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 

 

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.

 

Positions and transfers patients safely and comfortably and explains basic procedure. 

 

Answers telephones, route callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.

 

Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment.

 

Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members.

 

Assists the physician in performing radiographic/fluoroscopic procedures.

 

Collects soiled laundry/linens and delivers to pick up point. Orders, stocks and distributes clean laundry/linens.

 

Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group (s).

 

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.

 

 

Assist technologist with paperwork; documenting histories and procedure documentation.

 

Prepares appropriate contrast dosage.

 

Processes film loan requests, completing all steps on each loan.

 

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

 

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.


Required Skills

BLS certification or ability to obtain within introductory period

 

Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills

Required Experience

Preferred experience with phlebotomy and EKG skills

High School or GED

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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