Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Radiographer Assistant- Radiology Westerville

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/12/2018 2:32 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    Contingent position, works about 20 hrs per week, evenings & weekends. Will work around school/clinical schedule.

    Location: Westerville Close to Home


    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

     The Radiology Assistant works under the direct supervision of the registered Radiologic Technologist and is responsible for basic supportive care to specified patients/families. This position assists in providing Radiographic services that support the Radiology Mission of high quality, efficient care with emphasis on serving the unique needs of each customer. This position will emphasize customer service as a first priority with each employee adopting the department?s ?The Way We Care? philosophy. This position will demonstrate competencies in providing age-appropriate care to patients from birth through age 21 years, and selected adult patients.


    1. Supports the philosophy and objectives of Childrens Hospital and the Radiology Department interprets these to patient, parents, and hospital staff.2. Maintains a responsible attitude toward individual performance in accordance with approved policies and procedures.3. Prepares patients for plain film and Fluoroscopy procedures in accordance with established protocols.4. Prepares all related documentation for procedures as prescribed by section protocols.5. Enter, modifies, and cancels RMS orders as requested by Staff Radiographer.6. Maintains stocking of accessory supplies, patient care items, and cleanliness of general radiographic areas.7. Assist with transportation of patients to the Emergency Department following radiographic procedures.8. Maintains knowledge of current applications in the field of Radiologic Technology through seminars, educational programs, and self-study.9. Responsible for performing a variety of technical tasks and direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.10. Responsible for performing a variety of non-technical tasks and indirect patient care activities.11. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other departments/service lines, physicians and staff.12. Establishes and maintains strong positive communication with patients and families.13. Represents the department?s customer service focus to both internal and external contacts. This shall include appropriate speech, mannerisms, and personal presentation as outlined in the Radiology Department Code of Conduct.14. Complies with radiation and general safety policies.15. Complies with CHI, Radiology, JCAHO, OSHA, and other regulatory guidelines and policies.16. Assists with the implementation of established safety regulations and required to respond correctly in emergency situations including: code blue, contrast media reactions, emergency operations plan, and trauma alerts.17. Accepts other duties, responsibilities and/or special projects as assigned by Department Manager, 2nd /3rd shift Team Leader, or designated Staff Radiographer to maintain section and department function.



    High school graduate or equivalent. Currently a student in an accredited Radiologic Technology Program. Minimum of three quarters experience as a student radiographer preferred. Ability to learn new procedures and follow instructions. Possesses a high level of professionalism and the ability to establish good rapport with patients, staff, and physicians. Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills. Current CPR certification required.



    This position requires constant talking, hearing, standing, stooping, lifting, hand dexterity, bending, walking, and seeing to effectively perform varied General Radiography procedures (100%)Essential Job Functions:Must be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read, and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation, and care for oneself with little or no difficulty.Must be able to independently lift up to 50 lbs.Must be able to move or reposition patients of any weight or size with the assistance of another person(s) and/or equipment. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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