at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare in McHenry, Illinois, United States
Location McHenry, Illinois
Business Unit McHenry Hospital
Job REQID 117987
Job Function Patient Support
$10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
$10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
$1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
$250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
Paid time off and Holiday pay
The Medical Imaging Assistant reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
This role works directly with Nurses and Technologists to provide patient care, to ensure patient safety, and consistently manages procedural workflow within Medical Imaging.
Handles a variety of clerical and administrative support functions and customer service for assigned patient care areas to promote organized and efficient delivery of care to patients.
Must demonstrate competence in transporting both inpatients and outpatients. Ensures timely transport of patients with proper use of transport aides and equipment.
Assists in moving patients in and out of beds, wheelchairs, stretchers and exam tables
Ensures patient safety.
Assists Nurses and Techs through direct patient care
Demonstrates the knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span, which includes being able to identify each patient's requirements relative to the patient's age-specific needs.
Provides pre-test information and instructions to patients
Facilitates effective caregiver handoff communication
Willingness to travel and learn proper work flow for multiple hospital sites
Participate in the resolution of customer questions and concerns, collects necessary data and follows through with appropriate person for resolution.
Provides support in the acquisition and distribution of digital patient records. Digitizes, formats and uploads film-based or digital imagines into PACS
Demonstrates proficiency with all necessary PACS, Paragon, Emix, PenRad, Cardiology Centricity, Workstation Centricity, T-Systems, MPF, SCU applications
Provides timely and efficient service to all physicians, staff and patients
Fulfills requests for images and reports ensuring availability in system and follows proper protocols for releasing confidential patient information.
Assists in the training and orientation of Associates
Completes all mandatory educational requirements and certifications
Ability to dispense oral CT contrast for outpatients if CNA certified
High School Diploma
Intermediate computer skills.
Competent in use of office equipment.
Skilled in conflict management and resolution.
MIA II - 10+ years in lieu of CNA
Ability to perform EKGs
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.