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To provide in-depth clinical, technical, and clerical support to Cross-sectional interventional radiology service; involving pre procedure, procedure, and post procedure patient care and data entry, as well as assisting the CT technologist in the CT Division. This is a shared role between the Cross-sectional and CT Division.
Return calls to referring services or patients as requested by P.A. or physician.
Answer pages and coordinate requests from referring services when P.A. is unavailable.
Exhibit consistent, positive, supportive attitudes, behaviors, and words.
Schedule appointments in MiChart for radiology procedures.
Communicate in an appropriate tone with patients, co-workers, staff, faculty, and management.
Address both positive and negative feedback through the appropriate channels.
Be pleasant, courteous, polite, and helpful to others.
Provide comfort measures for patients to include provision of blankets, pillows, etc.
Responsible for pre procedure patient preparation including assisting patient into room and filling out pre-procedure patient information forms.
Help lift/move/position patients as necessary for examinations.
Monitor patient to ensure patient safety.
Retrieve supplies/equipment necessary for procedure.
Understand basic McKesson functions and route images appropriately.
Remain focused on case until examination is completed.
Ensure that correct patient is getting correct procedure. Initiate “Time Out” procedure.
Receive and carry out instructions promptly, accurately, and precisely in regards to patient care and CT Operations.
Communicate observations/concerns regarding a patient’s condition or safety to the CT technologist.
Start IV’s when necessary as well as administering x-ray contrast for patients’ CT.
Must understand radiation safety principles and complete all the necessary Mlearning modules to address this topic.
Must have a basic understanding of anatomy to know what type of CTs are being performed as to position the patient accordingly.
Assist with specimen preparation for Pathology.
Obtain procedure requisitions and present to P.A. or physician.
Proficient with entering patient into Radiant system.
Enter billing codes for procedures and supplies in RIS/Radiant following procedure if needed.
Knows how to arrive, begin and complete study in Radiant.
Knows how to enter allergy into MiChart system.
Check RIS/Radiant/MiChart for previous reports on patients, such as IR, CT’s, MR’s, US’s.
Check MiChart for patient lab data, history, medications, and allergies. Relay results to P.A. or physician.
Report equipment malfunctions to manager/supervisor/charge technologist.
Fill in supply flow sheet for procedure.
Clean rooms, positioning aids, and equipment as necessary.
Stock rooms with linen and necessary supplies. Order supplies as needed.
Check emergency equipment in each room daily.
Maintain procedure cart inventory.
Transport adult/pediatric patients to/from ER to Radiology for examinations if necessary.
Communicate with ER staff to assess patient status prior to transporting patient to radiology.
Direct questions to lead technologist.
Adapt to changing environments (flexible schedules, emergency conditions, protocol development, technology advancements). Other duties as required.
High School graduation or an equivalent combination of education.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills, ingenuity, creativity, professionalism and understand all age appropriate guidelines for communication.
Must have physical ability to push, pull assist and transfer patients safely from transportation devices to diagnostic table.
Must display physical dexterity using fine motor skills.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
2 years of patient care skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Basic Anatomy knowledge.
Maintain BLS certification.
Proficient computer entry skills.
Knowledge of medical terminology, aseptic techniques, infection control, universal precautions and safety.
Some knowledge of radiation safety.
At least one-year clerical experience in a public setting including computer and data entry skills.
Every other weekend 10 hour shift 8-6pm and then (1) 10 hour shift during the week most likely afternoons, and holidays.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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