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Providence Assistant Imaging Technician in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Assistant Imaging Technician to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. This is a full-time, night shift position with full benefits. Schedule is Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.

We are seeking an Assistant Imaging Technician who will perform functions which assist the CT Technologist imaging staff in specific or multiple modalities. Utilizes knowledge and judgment with regard to departmental functions and facilitates efficient operations.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain a constant awareness of daily workflow including exam scheduling status and serves as a liaison between multiple departments including but not limited to: imaging, registration, nursing, transportation and the patient

  • Communicate with referring physician offices about scheduling issues or exam delays

  • Assist with workflow to enhance efficiency and productivity within the department allowing the Technologists to focus more on direct patient care

  • Facilitate 'call-report' cases and calls the ordering providers if requested; applicable only to negative results, otherwise the Imaging Tech Assistant helps facilitate a communication between the radiologist and referring provider

  • Coordinate availability of prior images

  • Set up exam room prior to procedures

  • Assist imaging staff with exam preparation and completion as requested

  • Under the direction of the Technologist and in the CT department only, the Imaging Tech Assistant provide a screening form to the patient, and has the patient review and sign the form. The Imaging Tech Assistant then sign and witnesses the form. Based on training related to the completed content of the form, the Imaging Tech Assistant administers oral contrast to the patient

  • Under the direction of the Technologist, the Imaging Tech Assistant loads the power injector with appropriate contrast media, using proper labeling procedures and aseptic technique based on TJC guidelines

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma -OR- GED

  • Coursework/Training: Completion of a medical terminology course required at time of hire, or within 60 days of hire

  • Current AHA-BLS card required at time of hire, or within 60 days of hire

  • Two (2) years of experience in healthcare or a customer service experience

  • Familiarity with computer software, applications, and equipment

  • Completion of pledge to Image Gently/Image Wisely within one month of hire

  • Ability to distinguish a full spectrum of primary colors

  • Ability to interact with many departments, office staff, physicians and patients

  • Basic medical terminology knowledge

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Coursework/Training: One (1) year of college

  • Diagnostic imaging experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Radiology Technologist

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 269759

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