How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack
Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our
patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.
From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to
our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our
complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills
in multiple settings while building your career, all within New
Jersey's premier healthcare system.
The Radiology Technician Aide is responsible for assisting the
Radiology Department, Cat Scans and/or the technologist in imaging
A day in the life of a Radiology Technician Aid at Hackensack
Meridian Health can be described as follows:
* Schedules patients and provide procedure explanation in
English. * Reads and understands patient's medical chart and/or
physician's orders. * Prepares room for imaging study i.e. Patient
immobilization, cassette selection, etc. * Assists with portable
x-ray examinations in patients' rooms, operating suites, and
emergency department. * Follows operational procedure to correctly
identify patient's films with name and x-ray number, and accurately
marks patient's films. * Develops exposed x-ray film by processing
methods available. * Prepares radiopaque contrast media and assists
physician in administering radiopaques mixtures to patient. *
Maintains orderly x-ray room as directed by department policy. *
Performs administrative duties related to scheduling appointments,
patients' instruction, film filing, maintenance of records,
reception of patients, and other administrative duties as required.
* Responsible for scheduled shifts including holidays and weekends.
* Overtime as needed to provide continual quality patients care. *
Greets in/out patients when they arrive for their exam utilizing
A.I.D.E.T. standards. * Adheres to the policies of Employee ID,
Standards of Behavior, Attendance, and Punctuality. * Identifies
the needs of the patient population served and modifies and
delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture,
language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc. This process
includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary
caregiver (s) at their level (developmental/age, educational,
literacy, etc.). * Adheres to the standards identified in the
Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
* High school diploma or equivalent. * American Heart
Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification within three
months of hire
Licenses and Certifications Preferred:
* AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your
strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!