Radiology Assistant – Imaging Admin Support – Per Diem 8 Hour Rotating Shift (Non-Exempt) (Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Radiology Assistant provides patient transport services between Imaging Departments and patient care areas. The Radiology Assistant may also move equipment and supplies throughout the Imaging Departments and patient care areas as well as directing visitors and guests throughout the Medical Center.

The Radiology Assistant provides patient transport services between Keck Medical Center Imaging Departments and patient care areas associated with the Keck Medical Center. The Radiology Assistant may also move equipment and supplies throughout the Imaging Departments and patient care areas as well as directing visitors and guests throughout the Medical Center.

Essential Duties:

  • Transports patients between patient care units via bed, gurney, or wheelchair.
  • Assists in the maintenance of wheelchairs and gurneys.
  • Returns equipment to its proper storage location.
  • Ensures all equipment is safe for use, inspects prior to use.
  • Confirms patient identity using proper patient identifiers (name and birthdate) prior to transport.
  • Uses the voalte phones to log all transports performed throughout the day.
  • Cheerfully greets patient before transporting them.
  • Assists in the cleaning of wheelchairs and gurneys.
  • Performs Hand Hygiene before and after patient contact.
  • Transports patients to and from the department, as necessary.
  • Notifies departments of delays in transport.
  • Communicates effectively with all patients, co-workers, and visitors. Works closely with Lead Technologist, and Department Coordinators.
  • Assists Imaging technical staff as needed.
  • Transports patients to Outpatient Imaging Center as requested.
  • Works weekends and holidays as requested.
  • Performs other duties as requested

Required Qualifications:

  • Req High school or equivalent
  • Req Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Req Previous experience with computer systems.
  • Req Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to speak, read and write English proficiently.
  • Req Organization/time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pref Experience as a patient transporter or nursing assistant is desired.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Req Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

The hourly rate range for this position is $18.20 – $30.97. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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