Imaging Patient Asst

Aurora Health Care - Kenosha, WI3.7

Full-time
How You'll Make a Difference:
Supports Imaging Technologists with preparation of patient and examination room prior to, during, and following imaging procedures. Transports patients and performs clerical, film, and/or picture archiving and communication system (PACS) management support functions.

Transports patients between departments and escorts patients, families, and visitors as needed.

Uses radiology computer systems to generate requisitions, check schedules, and obtain pertinent patient information.

Assists patient in preparation for exam and transferring patients to and from exam rooms. Provides basic instruction to patients regarding routine procedures, i.e. changing clothes, position for exams, etc.

Organizes and prepares exam rooms and work areas, including cleaning, stocking, ordering supplies, and maintaining equipment.

Greets patients and visitors and responds to routine requests for information, reports or film loans. Promptly answers telephone, screens calls, schedules patient appointments, and takes messages.

Acts as a liaison between ordering physician, radiologist, and technologist.

Provides radiology reports and/or radiographic images to staff, physicians, patients and/or family upon request. Files, retrieves, and releases health information records and films. Compiles film jackets/discs and completes required forms/documentation.

Documents requested information and promptly communicates observations, concerns, and needs of the patient with physicians and other members of the health care team.

Completes routine maintenance and quality monitoring of imaging equipment using appropriate technique when cleaning, sterilizing and caring for instruments and other equipment.

Assists with the screening and documentation of MRI implants based on department need.

What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Degrees

High School Graduate.

Required Functional Experience

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Competent in IV insertion and venipuncture, based on department need.Excellent communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of patients, staff and physicians.Excellent customer service and organizational skills.Intermediate computer skills including experience in using computer applications/systems and electronic mail.Must be able to follow directions and work well both independently and with technologists, physicians, and patients.

Scheduled Hours:
Full-time, 1.0 FTE working first shift, M-F to support MRI technical staff including a departmental holiday rotation

Department:
Mri Svcs

Location Address:
10400 75th St

Kenosha, WI

53142-7884

Kenosha

At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.