Technologist-Student Rad, Radiology-MRI

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: MRI
Hours: PRN
Shift: Shift Varies

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Responsibilities

The Radiology Technology Student performs a variety of duties to maintain an orderly, clean and safe environment and to assure the efficient flow of patients through the exam room. The Radiology Technologist Student participates in providing culturally based, age-specific care to patients and support for the Licensed Technologist. All direct patient care is under the direct supervision and is delegated by the Licensed Radiologic Technologist or Licensed Special Procedure Technologist.

General:

Engages in population appropriate communication.

Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.

Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment.

Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.

Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.

Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.

Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately.

Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms. Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely.

Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.

Clinical:

Assists the Radiologic Technologist or Special Procedures Technologist in the coordination and performance of diagnostic examinations of patients and care of patients while in the exam room. Works with the nursing units to coordinate and transport patients as necessary; prepares patients for studies; assists in the explanation of procedures; moves patients to exam tables, assist the technologist in the post-procedure care for patients; keeps patient's family informed of the status of examination; provides patient support to relieve patient anxiety during difficult procedures; prepares labels and containers for contrast administration

Research patient's previous exams and reports in QuadRIS; answers phone calls, processes paperwork, completes functions in both the QuadRIS and PACS systems related to the study.

Maintains clean and orderly examination rooms; cleans instruments; assures instruments to be used in MRI are non-magnetic; observes and enforces magnetic safety policies; observes and enforces Radiation Safety policies.

Qualifications

Minimum Education Required:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience:

Must be a student currently enrolled in a Radiology Technology program