JOB TITLE: MRI TECHNOLOGIST AIDE
LOCATION: FALMOUTH, MA
HOURS: PER DIEM/ AS NEEDED
Shields Health Care Group is a leading medical provider in New England, operating in one of the most fascinating business environments today – Healthcare. Our world-class team is made up of innovative thinkers and enthusiastic collaborators who take pride in delivering the highest quality care to the patients and medical professionals we serve at more than 40 locations. It’s a great time to be a part of the Shields team as we grow and diversify our services by investing in our people, technology and culture. We’ve created a challenging work environment driven by our talented people, with a unique philosophy of care that sets us apart today and tomorrow.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Technologist Aide will provide a professional, caring atmosphere to all customer groups, assist technical staff while maintaining a fast-paced medical environment.
1.) Follow all proper policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure patient safety at all times.
2.) Assist Technologist in setting up the room.
-Set up proper coil for exam.
-Ensure there is clean linen
-Make available any items, which may assist the patients setup.
3.) Assist in the patient interview process.
-Safety check list.
-Symptoms and history.
-Determine if prior exams.
-Make sure patient is properly dressed for exam.
-Explain procedure to patient.
-Reassure the patient if anxious.
4.) Assist technologist in setting the patient for exam.
-Aid the patient getting on table.
-Ensure all safety devices are in place.
-Help makes the patient comfortable.
5. ) Assist technologist upon completion of exam.
-Remove the patient from bore.
-Remove all safety equipment.
6.) Aid the patient off the table and assist to changing area.
7.) Assist in checking that all paperwork is complete.
8.) Assist getting all prior paper work.
9.) Assist getting all prior pertinent exams.
10.) Assist in checking that prior exams are on the appropriate workstation.
11.) Assist with Tech Data Entry.
12.) Assist with the cleaning and stocking of exam rooms.
High School Diploma or equivalent. CPR certification required.
Excellent interpersonal skills required.
Must be able to assist patients with mobility difficulties. Must be able to push, pull, and lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds.
Extensive interactions with all customer groups, including patients, families, referring community and SHC employees.
It is not intended that this Job Description include all details of the work functions of this position. The incumbent will perform work of a lower or equivalent classification as required or directed, and work of higher classification for training and development purposes or as situationally warranted.