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Radiology/Radiation Assistant

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-13
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Job Details

Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: Radiology
Schedule: Per-diem
Shift: Night Shift
Hours: 12:00am - 8:00am, rot nights, occ w/e, occ hol
Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs. We are currently seeking a dedicated Radiology Assistant to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital.

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Performs various duties assisting Technologists in the treatment and care of Diagnostic Imaging/Radiation Therapy patients in accordance with established policies and procedures.

 

* Assistant will not perform, under any circumstances, radiographic procedures or therapy treatments.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Assists members of the Radiology/Radiation Team in maintaining the department schedule by transporting patients, maintaining supplies and equipment, maintaining the substerile/utility areas, changing over exposure/treatment rooms, and assists in the radiographic exposure rooms, file room, and darkroom.

 

2. Transports patients for the Department as directed. Assists as required in transporting patients within the various imaging/treatment areas.

 

3. Assists in turnover of rooms as assigned or directed. Assists Technologist with stocking and supplying Exposure Rooms. Assists in starting procedures, transferring patients, and supporting patients for radiographic/radiation procedures as directed. Assists patients in preparing for radiographic/radiation procedures as requested.

 

4. Restocks and maintains substerile/utility areas as assigned or directed. Assists in the care and handling of delicate, sophisticated, expensive equipment, i.e., angiographic, and specialty equipment.

 

5. Maintains the equipment storeroom in a neat and tidy manner. Assumes responsibility for telephone communications for on-call technologists during evening and night hours, or as directed. Inventory and restock M/S supplies in the storeroom and exposure/treatment rooms as per par levels. Assists in maintaining adequate inventories of supplies through accurate reporting of shortages, damaged or defective equipment.

 

6. Adheres to safety blood/body fluid and radiation safety policies and procedures. Verifies patient identification and communicates with them on the status of their examination.

 

7. Processes digital images as requested by providers to CD or DVD format.

 

8. Assists in orientation of other personnel to the unit under the direction of management/supervisor.

 

9. Represents the hospital in the community and within the hospital by maintaining confidentiality regarding patients and hospital matters by representing the hospital in a manner that will best market the services provided.

 

10. Performs other work related duties and activities as assigned or requested by his/her supervisor.

 

Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Healthcare's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Program or equivalent (EMT, LPN, completion of one year of nursing school program which includes two semesters of clinical practice; military corps person).
  • C.N.A. preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Successful completion of Cape Cod Hospital written competency exam for NA II.
  • Successful completion of CPI training within 6 months of hire and maintain recertification annually.

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Zip Code: 02601
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