Imaging Assistant PRN

SCL Health
Billings, MT
Post Date:
September 25, 2021
Job Status:



You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Imaging Assistant


Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.


You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.






St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in Montana and the surrounding area since 1898, and our 30-clinic network ensures community needs are met. We offer comprehensive, specialty care, including a hospital within a hospital specifically for children, and are proud to extend SCL Healths missions by treating the poor, the vulnerable, our community and each other.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.






Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.


As an Imaging Assistant you need to know how to:

  • Process patients for exams in the Medical Imaging Department including radiology order entry, prepare and maintaining patient records, and scheduling exams using computer radiology information system software.
  • Assists and/or directs visitors and patients to various locations in the hospital when appropriate. Call for an escort when necessary. Receive patients and notify appropriate area of patients arrival. Monitor patient wait times and keep patients updated on progress.
  • Schedule Procedures. Provide instructions, dietary restrictions, and exam-specific preparations to the individual scheduling the procedure. Generate exam requisitions. Reschedule patient when necessary. Document in accordance with regulatory, hospital, and unit guidelines.
  • Generate admission forms by gathering/updating patient demographic and insurance information. Correctly obtain patient information while helping patient with worksheet and pertinent data. Prepare, update, print, and distributes department patient schedules.
  • Answer multi-line telephone. Screens, respond and directs physician and employee calls using proper phone etiquette. Receive mail, message, and other items; notify appropriate personnel.
  • Ensure that orders are adequately received for diagnostic exams. Call physician offices for orders if needed. Prepare Request for Delivery spreadsheet to order film files via fax per department protocol.  Medical Imaging daily Radiologist schedule.
  • Monitor incoming/outgoing films from the department, assuring all films are logged in/out per protocol, check patient ID per HIPAA regulations.
  • Assist in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Monitor waiting room vending machines and bottled water stock and order supplies as needed. Maintain clean unit, workspace, and patients environment. Participate in quality initiatives, including patient satisfaction, patient care, and workflow.



Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • One year clerical and computer experience with word processing skills in a medical setting is required.



Your next move.


Now that you know more about being an Imaging Assistant on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


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