Radiology Asst- PD

Radiology Asst- PD

St. Catherine of Siena | West Islip, NY, 11795, US
Salary Range:$34,000 – $41,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Radiology Asst- PD

Facility: Good Samaritan University Hospital Location: West Islip, NY Department: Radiology/Diagnostic Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied hours Hours: varied ReqNum: 6048924

Radiology Assistant

Good Samaritan University Hospital is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The role of the radiology assistant is to coordinate and prepare all patient exams and activities in the Radiology department in a manner that is commensurate with the mission, vision, and values of the Medical Center. Performs under the supervision of the CT supervisor. Ensures safety and care of patients in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

* Determine appropriateness of examinations and contact physicians to clarify or modify orders when necessary
* Transfer patients on/off exam tables
* Transport patients through the ER to the CT Scanner and/or radiology department
* Answers telephones in a timely manner
* Communicates with professionalism at all times
* For outpatients, check prescriptions to ensure patient demographics are correct, physician signature present, and reason for exam listed
* For inpatients, check requisitions for accuracy, including verify patient identification, physician's signature, and diagnosis.
* Arrange transport
* Assist in procedure rooms
* Update technologists with appointment status (cancelations, changes, etc).

Requirements:

* High school diploma or equivalent
* Excellent communication skills; computer skills also required
* Prior hospital experience preferred

At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.