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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Chicago, IL

Company
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
0012874
AJE Ref #
576133257
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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QUALIFICATIONS: Required: High School Diploma. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Strong problem solving and organizational skills. Demonstrates computer skills. CPR Certification (BLS). Desired: Previous experience in a healthcare delivery position. Bilingual language skills. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Cares for the patient throughout the treatment/procedure according to department and hospital standards of care, age-specific sensitivities, and Patients' First guidelines. Provides systems support by preparing procedure rooms for patients prior to their arrival in the department and work area Assists in preparing patient for exam/procedure, including the ability to explain exams and answer basic questions, knowledge of MR Safety if assignment is MR and brings forward more detailed clinical questions to clinical staff. Follows directions of technologist/nurse to assist in performing exam/procedure on patients. Processes CDs as needed. Participates in lifting and escorting patients and maintains lift equipment competencies refer to NMH Safe Patient Handling Policy PC 05.0095. Helps to coordinate patient care based on departmental imaging protocols. Interacts and communicates with clinical and medical staff to coordinate patient flow. Reconciles physician orders to correct exam protocol and escalates discrepancies to appropriate clinical staff. Prepares all necessary paperwork and information so treatment/procedure may be performed. Retrieves physician orders as needed from all order systems including but not limited to EPIC, Chartview, Powerchart. Assists in clarification of patient demographic information. Verifies patient information for accuracy and completeness. Monitors schedule to ensure effective patient flow throughout the diagnostic areas. Informs coordinators, charge techs, and patients of delays. Identifies and obtains paperwork required to start exams. Handles outside films appropriately and obtains patient films when requested. Recognizes and rep