Cedars-Sinai Department Assistant - Imaging - Evenings - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California
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Make a Difference in Imaging!
Days/Hours are Monday - Friday with rotating weekends from 3 pm - 11:30 pm
We're looking for someone to join our team as an Imaging Technical Assistant 2nd Shift here at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In this role, you will safely transports patients to and from the Emergency Dept. to diagnostic imaging, ensuring patient support systems are always in place. Reports any changes in patient condition during the process to ED nurses and/or technologists.
What else will I be doing?
Safely transports patients (with and without oxygen, as appropriate) between ED and diagnostic imaging department.
Provides direct patient care as directed by ED RN's or rad. technologists, in conjunction with all imaging procedures.
Serves as liaison between technologists and nursing staffs.
Performs all duties related to the hand off of care within the imaging department and ED if needed, including recognizing and reporting abnormal, emergent or unusual signs and symptoms based on patient population and common diagnoses (change in vital signs, intake, output, patient complaints, etc.).
Checks all documentation prior to patient transfer.
Supplies rooms with linen, supplies, keep room clean and safe.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association or American Red Cross
- Six (6) months experience in a health-related field preferred.
Frequently move/lift between 20-50 pounds, depending on assignment requirements
Stand for long periods with frequent squatting, twisting, bending, kneeling and reaching to prepare equipment, materials or objects in order to provide patient care or maintain the patient environment
Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination
Ability to work in a stressful environment
Ability to follow directions/instructions from his/her supervisor.
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