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Special Imaging Assistant

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 7066
Date Posted: Jul 7, 2022

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Radiology - Diagnostic

Full Time Equivalent: Fulltime

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: MIXED HRS - Varied length shfts-Day-Eve-Nt

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:

Works under the supervision of the Department Leader. Performs a variety of duties related to expediting patients throughout in the department and hospital as needed. Assists technologists in performing of imaging procedures ordered by a physician to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Exercises critical thinking to prioritize workload and patient management situations.

 Responsibilities:

1. This position is responsible for the care of patients in all stages of life.

2. Provides patient/family members with needed examination information explaining examination preparation and procedures prior to their exam.

3. Obtains necessary information to determine whether procedure should be performed immediately or in a specified time frame. Prepares patients for their exams and obtains and documents appropriate patient history.

4. Prepares room equipment and supplies for procedure to include supplies, special kit trays, and contrast in accordance with department policies.

5. Under direction of technologist and/or provider, helps assist patients during procedures and mobile imaging exams while observing radiation safety practices.

6. Transports patients for all Radiology sections by stretcher, bed, wheelchair, or walking, and provides care for patients during transportation and in department. Safety transfers patients to and from beds, stretchers, wheelchairs using proper body mechanics as needed.

7. Transports patient specimens, supplies, and resources to and from designated areas as needed.

8. Performs related duties such as assisting others, special assignments, cleans work area, and replenishing of supplies.

9. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Credentials:

Nonessential:
* Certified First Responder

Education:
* High School Diploma

Other information:

1. Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

2. Licensure / Certifications: Certified “First Responder” preferred.

3. Experience: Basic computer skills with a preference towards candidates enrolled in school for Radiography or other healthcare related program.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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