St. Peters Health Diagnostic Imaging Technologist Assistant - Diagnostic Imaging .8 FTE 6225.659 in Helena, Montana
Our Mission, Vision, and Values
Mission St. Peter's Health partners with our patients and the community to provide exceptional and compassionate health care.
Vision To be the “gold standard” for health care in Montana.
Values Quality, Service, Safety, Accountability and Collaboration
Days/Hours: Variable Days, 3x10 hour shifts
JOB SUMMARY (overview of job): The Radiology Transport Aide provides safe transfer and transport of patients who may include: infants, children, adolescents, adults and or elderly adults, to and from various areas throughout the facility in a timely manner. Maintains efficient flow of transport equipment and ensures its cleanliness and safe operating condition. Assist in Diagnostic Imaging to facilitate care and operational flow of unit and in meeting patient needs. Assist in performance of imaging procedures at the direction of the imaging technologists or RN’s.
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE : CNA/EMT/comparable patient care experience preferred. Preferred six months in health care setting involved in the movement of ambulatory and non ambulatory patients. The ability to safely and ergonomically move equipment, patients and supplies. The ability to use a telephone, Vocera, and computer keyboard. Proficiency in reading and writing English. MRI Safety training required within 3 months of hire date. SECURE training required within 6 months of hire date and an annual refresher course.
EDUCATION . High school graduate or equivalent preferred
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY : BLS (Basic Life Support)
Aptitudes : Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Works collaboratively with all care providers within team framework and other internal customers
Maintains patient confidentiality
Is certified in CPR and able to perform if necessary
Transports patients who require single or multiple person transports with appropriate assistance using a wheelchair or gurney, along with accompanying equipment, following organizational and departmental policies
Transfers and/or assists DI staff in transferring patients to and from imaging equipment, gurneys and wheelchairs
Observes and/or reports unusual clinical signs and/or changes in patient condition immediately to technologists, nursing, and medical staff
Demonstrates knowledge and application of safety related work behaviors to ensure safe job performance and the maintenance of a safe environment as an integral part of the quality of patient care services
Assists in maintaining a safe and orderly work environment, including necessary supply/equipment movement between departments
Is knowledgeable regarding guidelines for infection control and universal precaution
Carries Vocera/communication tool to maintain contact at all times and responds to calls or pages in a timely and professional manner.
Maintains inventory by stocking/restocking areas as assigned
Maintains access to patient care space by cleaning patient care rooms for increased efficiency in room turnover
Ability to promote and maintain good customer relations
Utilizes good body mechanics for safe transportation of patient and equipment
Must be pleasant, kind and present a favorable professional appearance
Displays excellent communication skills
Ability to multi-task and have excellent follow through
Ability to problem-solve using good communication and people skills
Performs other duties as assigned and as needed including but not limited to: checking oxygen tanks, obtaining patient vital signs, accompanying patients who need assistance,
Assists the Diagnostic Imaging Technologists with patient care, film/image management and quality programs.
Assists with ensuring patient wait times are monitored, explained and minimized.
Ability to consistently delight our customers with superior customer/patient satisfaction skills.