Radiology Transporter PRN

Location
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 02, 2018
Closes
Mar 19, 2018
Ref
00310-38702
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

  • Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center is looking for a customer service oriented individual for to help support their Imaging Department!

    This position requires flexibility in the work schedule.  May be required to work rotating shifts with some weekend/holiday shifts. 

  • The department is staffed between 6am - 8pm.

  • The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 330-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls.  Idaho Falls offers a rich variety of outdoor activities with Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, WY and Sun Valley all within a short drive from our hospital. 

    This role is responsible for performing a variety of non-technical, clinical and clerical duties of patient care through transporting patients to and from the Imaging Department as well as demonstrating proficiency as a clerical staff in the Medical Imaging (Radiology) Department.

    • This position will independently transport patients for the Medical Imaging Department using the proper equipment and procedures to and from all nursing floors and Emergency Room.

    • Monitor IVs, pumps, and oxygen while in transit and maintain a smooth, safe and accident free patient transport.

    • Must demonstrate empathy for patients and be able to communicate with tact and understanding while addressing questions and concerns.

    • Determine the needs of patients, patients families and visitors while maintaining a warm, sensitive and cooperative relationship with those individuals.

    • Establish good rapport with patients, visitors, physicians and their office staff while promoting a positive hospital image and creating a favorable first impression.

    • Direct patient flow in a smooth, systematic, continuous and timely manner to ensure quality patient care is always provided in an efficient manner.

    • Possess a knowledge of various diagnostic modalities within the department and the important roll each play in the continuation of care for the patient.

    • Maintain equipment, which includes oxygen tanks, wheelchairs and stretchers, to ensure proper working conditions and cleanliness.

    • Restock department patient areas with clean linens, supplies and equipment, as well as empty linen and trash containers on a routine basis.

    • Assist in room turnover and cleaning after each patient.

    • Perform a variety of clerical duties that requires the use of computers, department specific software and PACS.

    • Cross-train to clerical area and demonstrate proficiency of all File-Room and Front Desk job duties and tasks.

    • Prioritize, plan and organize assignments as assigned, and complete those tasks on time with minimal supervision.

    • Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette and department greetings.

    • Maintain and sustain professional ethics and promote patients bill of rights.

    • Ensure growth and personal development.

    • Assure effective communication with all hospital staff, patients and families by providing and maintaining open lines of communication.

    • Adhere to hospital/department policies and procedures.

    • Demonstrates compliance with the Code of Conduct Ethics.

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