Imaging Services Tech Assistant

UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Pittsburgh, PA, US
LOCATION
Pittsburgh, PA
POSTED
26 days ago

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a Full-Time Imaging Services Tech Assistant! This role will primarily work daylight shifts Monday - Friday, but may vary depending on department needs. 

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package that few employers can match and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and offers the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today and find out where your career can take you!

Purpose:
Provide for the performance of a variety of technical procedures utilizing independent judgment and a basic understanding of technology, anatomy, and physiology. Provide quality patient care in a timely, cost effective manner to aid in medical diagnosis under the supervision of a registered technologist.

Responsibilities:

  • Transports patient to and from unit when required.
  • Demonstrate proper placement of IV catheter.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and appropriately follows guidelines for GFR criteria.
  • Assists with invasive procedure tray set-up and couriers specimens to lab as needed.
  • Practices established MRI safety and radiation safety protocols.
  • Accurately schedules exams into RIS as needed.
  • Reschedules exams as needed and contacts patients for additional scanning.
  • Assists technologist with patient care/flow as instructed.
  • Knowledgeable of procedural processes.
  • Verifies patient identify by utilizing at least two patient identifiers.
  • Effectively prepares patient for exam providing both pre and post procedure education.
  • Documents proper history into electronic record.
  • Reviews physician orders and contacts office if additional information is required.

 

Qualifications

  • Completion of High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires Clerical and computer experience.
  • Requires Communication and interpersonal skills.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

About the Company

UPMC