The Department of Diagnostic Imaging Services is always on the forefront of technology. We offer a wide spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic servicesin an efficient, professional and timely manner. Although our true strengths consistof over 300 people who really make the difference. All of our highly qualified professionals share a commitment to provide excellent service, high standards of quality and safe patient care.
The function of the Radiology Hospital Aide for the Department of Diagnostic Imaging is to provide essential customer service support. The Radiology Hospital Aide completes organizational and exam preparation tasks with the purpose of assisting patients and OHSU Staff to complete diagnostic procedures. They are to assist with an array of clinical and clerical duties. Their primary responsibility is to assist with providing a safe and customer friendly environment within the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.
Supports patient safety needs and provides patient monitoring
Escorts patients and family members to/from waiting room, prepares patient for their exam, and provides patient with non-technical exam information
Reviews andverifies that all upcoming imaging protocols have been completed by a radiologist, and notifies a technologists if there are some that are incomplete
Provides patient transportation and escorts patients throughout CHH as needed
Stocks linen and supplies in exam rooms, unpacks supplies and stocks store room, picks up supplies, pharmaceuticals and cafeteria orders as needed
Assists in the supply ordering process by identifying needs as well as looks for expired supplies
Is flexible about rotating from one area of Diagnostic Radiology to another with ease and assisting in other departments as needed
Assists with the lifting, moving, and transfer of non-ambulatory patients
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma
Experience inPatient care
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills
Current approved BLS card required
Direct patient contact is an essential part of this position and the aide is expected to work within all areas of the department
The Imaging Services department has designated areas were ionizing radiation and strong magnetic fields are present
At no time is the employee required to be in designated areas where X-Ray/CT radiation is actively being delivered
The aide will be expected to work in areas of strong magnetic fields (MRI) and radioistope exposure (Nuclear Medicine and PET)
The primary location for this position will be at the CHH location in the South Waterfront
Ability to stand for a minimum of four continuous hours per day.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Previous Radiology aide experience preferred
Familiarity with CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, PET and General radiology imaging processes to assist with multi-tasked duties
Experience with patient preparation for CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, PET and General radiology exams preferred
Experience with Agfa RIS, Epic, and PACS systems. Knowledge of ordering systems, using both logisticsand outside vendors preferred
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