Sep 28, 2020

Patient Care Assistant - Medical Imaging Support (PRN)

  • Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
  • Cheyenne

Job Description

ROLE SUMMARY

Works under the supervision of the Radiology Clinical Manager and the general direction of the Director of Radiology. Transports patients to and from nursing areas to the department for procedures. Assists in clerical areas of the department. Maintains assigned equipment.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Maintains a positive work environment by demonstrating positive interpersonal relations with co-workers, physicians, patients and others.

2. Supports and follows hospital, departmental and regulatory policies and procedures.

3. Transports in-patients from nursing units to Radiology for procedures and back to units after procedures, following hospital policies and protocols regarding the transport of patients.

4. Escorts and assists outpatients as necessary.

5. Maintains and fills the departmental liquid oxygen containers according to established protocols.

6. Checks transport equipment daily and reports any malfunctions immediately to the supervisor.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with patients, families, visitors, physicians, and staff.
  • Must be able to handle extremely stressful and emotional situations.
  • Typing skills, good telephone skills.
  • Problem solving and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to explain directions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma (or Equivalent Certificate from an accredited program) or higher degree
  • Cheyenne Regional RQI within 14 calendar days of start date

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in a medical environment