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Radiology Assistant

Job ID: R-19508 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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The Radiology Assistant assists technologists in the care of patients for imaging both prior to and after testing. The Radiology Assistant also helps with transferring patients to/from their carts to the table and vice versa, ensuring patients are safe at all times. The Radiology Assistant takes phone calls and work to ensure patients are imaged in a timely manner by organizing patient requisitions appropriately. This assistant is responsible for collecting patient information for review by the technologists and for ensuring that documentation is scanned into system for future review.


  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • Provides constant patient observation while in immediate care area.   Reports to technologist/nurse and or physician if there is a change in patient’s mental status, pain, or condition.
  • Coordinates information between nursing unit and the technology staff.  Confirms and screens patient for appointments.
  • Accesses patient information in the EMR prior to patient’s exam and presents to technologist staff for review.
  • Enters information into O2 to assist radiology technologists.
  • Maintains a patient-centered focus and strives to support the mission, goals and values of the hospital, department and division.
  • Prepares imaging rooms before and after patient exam to assist with efficient and timely room turnover.
  • Transport patients to and from radiology department.
  • Attends to patient’s comfort during transport and in the radiology department.  Reports condition changes during transport to technologist/nurse or physician.
  • Performs daily work assignments in an efficient, organized manner and with accuracy, such as assisting with inpatient/outpatient schedule coordination of patients.
  • Provides education to patients, patient families, and nursing units regarding radiology procedures.
  • Retrieves and/or creates patients’ electronic folders and accesses reports and other patient or exam data via O2, PACs and the Cloud.
  • Maintains supply par levels and orders supplies.
  • Promptly reports equipment malfunctions.
  • Other duties as needed.



  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • BLS Certification must be obtained within 30 days of employment
  • Ability to use computer systems, retrieving data when necessary


  • 3-6 months experience with caring for acute, ED, or long-term care patients
  • Experience as an MA, EMT, LPN

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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  • Clinical Support; Radiology, Kansas City, Kansas, United StatesRemove