Radiology Assistant

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Pottsville, PA
Posted
Nov 18, 2022
Ref
R-37948
Specialty
Radiology
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

Primarily assists Radiology staff in providing non-technical support to the various departments of Radiology. Expedites procedures through direct patient contact including patient transportation, patient preparation, specimen transportation, preparation of imaging rooms and other related assistance. Involves clerical support such as processing studies, answering phones, and scheduling studies. Individualized duties are defined by each area.

Job Duties

  • Greets patients upon arrival, aids in filling out necessary paperwork and transports patients to appropriate imaging areas.
  • Schedules patient appointments when needed.
  • Prepares and processes requests for imaging and processes these requests to the appropriate technical personnel.
  • Answers telephone calls for area and routes call appropriately.
  • Compiles and documents information based on patient’s interviews or physician input by typing, posting and filing as the need dictates.
  • Performs clerical functions as required and requested.
  • Assists in patient preparation and completion of examinations.
  • Verifies patient schedules.
  • Observes a patient when required.
  • Assists in emergency situations.
  • Assists in patient positioning and lifting and transporting when needed.
  • Prepares and maintains records and files as directed.
  • Prints reports as required.
  • Assists in ensuring all necessary supplies are available and stocked.
  • Assists in completing requests for supplies.
  • Assists technical staff with any/all duties necessary for completion of imaging studies.


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Healthcare (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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