Radiology Tech Aide
How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
The Radiology Tech Aide is responsible for assisting the Radiology Department, Cat Scans and/or the technologist in imaging services.
A day in the life of a Radiology Tech Aid at Hackensack Meridian can be described as follows:
1. Schedules patients and provide procedure explanation in English.
2. Reads and understands patient's medical chart and/or physician's orders.
3. Prepares room for imaging study i.e. Patient immobilization, cassette selection, etc.
4. Assists with portable x-ray examinations in patients' rooms, operating suites, and emergency department.
5. Follows operational procedure to correctly identify patient's films with name and x-ray number, and accurately marks patient's films.
6. Develops exposed x-ray film by processing methods available.
7. Prepares radiopaque contrast media and assists physician in administering radiopaques mixtures to patient.
8. Maintains orderly x-ray room as directed by department policy.
9. Performs administrative duties related to scheduling appointments, patients' instruction, film filing, maintenance of records, reception of patients, and other administrative duties as required.
10. Responsible for scheduled shifts including holidays and weekends.
11. Overtime as needed to provide continual quality patients care.
12. Greets in/out patients when they arrive for their exam utilizing A.I.D.E.T. standards.
13. Adheres to the policies of Employee ID, Standards of Behavior, Attendance, and Punctuality.
14. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc. This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver (s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
15. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification within three months of hire
Licenses and Certifications Preferred: 1. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.