Fairview Lakes Medical Center provides award-winning care to the communities northeast of the Twin Cities. We are a Level IV trauma center, providing life-saving treatment to the seriously ill and injured 24 hours a day.
We offer complete care for your whole family. Specialty services are available on-site in heart care, cancer care, childbirth, orthopedics, pediatrics and more.
The Technologist assistant position provides services to patients and technologists through the assistance to create diagnostic images appropriate to the age of the patient. Responsible for meeting the established standards of patient care and productively with all of the members of the health care team.
FTE: 0.2 - 16 hours per 2 week pay period
Shift Length: 8-hours
Weekend requirement: Every other weekend
Location: Wyoming, MN
Maintains patient care
Identifies relevant data from images accurately.
Communicates pertinent data clearly to the appropriate health care professional.
Participates in creating a culture of patient safety.
Confirms patient identification, escorts/transports patients as needed/directed, and introduces co-works and hospital staff to patient.
Answers questions/concerns, communicates needed instructions and delays in patient scheduling and responds promptly to patient concerns.
Review MRI paperwork; answer questions if able. Defer all safety questions to Technologist after review.
Assist patients as needed to change into MRI safe clothing.
Assist Technologist with room turn-over; clean up equipment; set up table, get patient set up on table for basic exams.
Remove IV's if applicable
Inform patients of delays. Help direct patients for rescheduling if necessary.
Assist Technologist with transfer of patient from cart/wheelchair to MRI table.
Participates as an active team member.
Orients and mentors new employees and students.
Participates in department/facility process/quality improvement initiatives.
Responsible for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge required for position.
Cleans and maintains rooms and supplies.
Accepts unique customer service expectations in Imaging.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Correctly operates equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines.
Identifies and responds to equipment problems to ensure equipment is in working order according to Department guidelines.
Demonstrates proper technique in operating and maintaining all necessary equipment; Information Systems, phone systems, FAX machines, copy machines, digitizers, etc.
Accepts new technology as it is introduced into the facility.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level of population served.
Partners with patient/care-giver in care/decision making.
Communicates in a respectful manner.
Ensures a safe, secure environment.
Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
Provides patient education based on an assessment of learning needs of patient/care-giver.
One year experience as a Nursing Assistant or Assistant Rad Tech six months into a Radiologic Technology Program
Current or Previous Nursing Assistant or Student of Radiologic Technology or experience as an Assistant Rad Tech
Experience working in Hospital Imaging Department in MRI.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.