Tech Assistant/ Digital Library - Per Diem - 117062
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#117062 Tech Assistant/ Digital Library - Per DiemExtended Review Date: Fri 11/11/2022
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The Tech Assistant provides technical, patient care and clerical support to technologists/radiologists by scheduling procedures, processing radiographs, transporting patients/preparing for radiographic procedures, preparing radiographs for interpretation, downloading outside CD's into the Picture Archival Computer System (PACS), operates film digitizing equipment, CD burners, document scanners and similar accessories. Demonstrates knowledge of computers and new technology such as PACS, Computerized Radiography (CR) and Digital Radiographs (DR).
Demonstrates knowledge of various imaging procedures to prepare patients and equipment. Contributes to the cost containment of maintaining established par levels with film orders, office supplies, forms, linen and other medical supplies. Contributes to and participates in work organization and scheduling selection, training and evaluation of staff as a member of work team. Participates in cross training to obtain seamless operations within the Imaging Department.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Three (3) years of experience in a similar role and setting.
Demonstrated experience required in a hospital Radiology Department setting.
Working knowledge of Radiology Information System (RIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS).
Strong computer knowledge.
Quality control, Safety Control and/or Radioactive Waste experience.
- Hospital experience working in a Radiology Department.
- Digital library experience.
- Experience checking in patients for imaging procedures.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include day, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and some overtime if necessary for unexpected staffing issues.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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