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Covenant Health IMAGING TECHNICAL AIDE in Knoxville, Tennessee

Overview

Imaging Technical Aide, CT Scan

Part Time, 59 Hours per pay period, Shifts vary

Parkwest Overview:

Parkwest is West Knoxville’s premier medical facility and a top performing heart hospital. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest has been nationally recognized for award-winning care throughout our facility. For 2020-21 Parkwest received recognition from U.S. News & World Report (https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/tn/parkwest-medical-center-6520530) as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.

Position Summary:

Coordinates patient flow for imaging services. Assists a licensed technologist in performing physician defined routine and specialized diagnostic imaging procedures. Provides support assistance/activities as needed.

Recruiter: Jason Shubert|| jshuber1@covhlth.com ||865-374-5393

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and assists with the transfer of patients to and from imaging services.

  • Prepares patients for imaging procedures, including: dressing patient, connecting patient to EKG, blood pressure, and pulse oximetry monitoring.

  • Responds to physician or technologist requests during imaging procedures using appropriate anatomy/physiology terminology, procedural protocols, and imaging equipment.

  • Under the supervision of licensed staff: positions patient, advances/pulls wires and catheters, manipulates digital imaging equipment.

  • Explains a variety of necessary information to the patient/family member, such as: consent for treatment, MRI questionnaire, and procedure explanation.

  • Assists with burning patient CDs and providing statistical data as needed to department leadership.

  • Establishes and maintains sterile fields, instrumentation, and mechanical implementation used during imaging procedures.

  • Assists in the maintenance and effective use of all equipment and supplies in the imaging department.

  • Disinfects and sterilizes exam rooms and equipment.

  • Serves as inter-departmental communication resource.

  • Assists in calls with patients (i.e., appointment reminders, pre or post instructions and questions, etc.)

  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

Minimum Experience:

None

Licensure Requirement:

CPR required

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Job Title IMAGING TECHNICAL AIDE

ID 3972946

Facility Parkwest Medical Center

Department Name CT SCAN

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