Radiology Aide - General Diagnostic Medical Imaging - PRN (Varied)


  • Location: Des Moines, IA

  • Posted: Jan 23, 2019

Job Description


Spirituality in the Workplace

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Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Supports the professional clinical staff by providing direct and indirect patient care and performing duties as assigned by supervising staff. These duties may vary by shift or may be section specific. Assists with care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, under the supervision of professional health care staff.

CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT:

It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy Medical Center to abide by and promote the mission and core values of the Spirit of Mercy.

CORPORATE POLICY STATEMENT:

It is the obligation of each employee of Mercy Medical Center to comply with Mercys mission, values, standards of conduct, policies, procedures and related practices (e.g. Dress Code, Time and Attendance, and other policies).

HIPAA SECURITY COMPLIANCE:

Security Access: High Incumbent has access to restricted or confidential patient information and must comply with the terms of the Mercy Medical Center Security Policies as it applies to their job role.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Must possess excellent phone etiquette and communication skills. Coordinates and helps technologists manage patient exam orders, enters XRay exam related data in various software systems and answers phone calls.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a busy environment with high multi-tasking demands.
Prepares for and carries out transport of patients, to and from the ED and General Diagnostic Imaging department. Assists technologists as needed in transferring patients to/from cart, beds, wheelchairs and exam tables.
Assumes responsibility for patients care, safety and environment throughout transportation.
Observes and reports pertinent patient information according to department policy.
Changes linens, cleans and stores equipment.
Answers patient requests and responds appropriately.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

High school diploma or GED.

Successful completion of a Medical terminology course preferred.

At least one year of Healthcare work experience preferred.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for

the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

Additional Information
Requisition ID: 2019-R0207001
Schedule: Part-time

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines

1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314

Phone: (515) 247-3100

Web: http://www.mercydesmoines.org

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