Job Posting: The Biomedical Imaging Research Institute is seeking a Department Assistant II (DA-II) to support the Research Imaging Core, a state-of-the-art imaging center that supports the research and clinical community at Cedars-Sinai. Under the direction of the operations manager and team leader, the DA-II supports the Imaging Core by assisting with administrative and clinical activities to help maintain effective and efficient departmental workflow. The DA-II assists the imaging technologists, nurse, and physicians with diagnostic imaging procedures, and is responsible for scheduling, greeting patients, patient and room preparation, supply inventory, imaging processing, patient transportation, and other related duties. The Dept Asst II will demonstrate knowledge and basic understanding of imaging exams. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population(s) served. Maintains competency skills including the ability to communicate with diverse cultural backgrounds, identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide safe transportation. Adheres to CSHS Corporate Compliance Plan, Code of Conduct, dept policies and procedures, and complies with Job Hazard Analyst protocols. Essential Job Duties: - Assist with scheduling and arranging imaging procedures. Helps maintain effective and efficient workflow. - Maintains procedure rooms and ensures availability of equipment and supplies. Maintains adequate clean linen levels and removes soiled linen. - Escorts/ transports patients within the Imaging department and medical center in a caring and courteous manner. - Reviews patient questionnaire and assures answers are accurate and complete. - Assures relevant paperwork is completed and information entered into RIS system. Assists technologist with archival and retrieval of patient information. Effectively uses Imaging information systems as required. - Assists technical and professional staff in preparing patient for exam. - Demonstrates knowledge and ability to transfer images to film or electronic media. - Engages in positive inter/ intra departmental communications. - Coordinates administrative functions to ensure efficient flow of business through the Imaging Core by tracking, maintaining and following up on various tasks and requirements. - Schedules meetings, updates and maintains calendars and departmental files, maintains office machines, ensures phone and front office coverage for the Imaging Core. - Obtains approvals and submits purchase orders, check requests and reimbursements, and travel arrangements. Maintains accurate order, expense tracking and accountability logs. - Submits, tracks and follows up as needed on requests and submissions to EIS, Facilities/Maintenance, and other internal and external departments as needed. - Performs additional related duties as assigned.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. License/Certification/Registration Requirements: BCLS certification required Experience: One to two years progressively responsible office and administrative experience in a medical setting. Demonstrated ability to type proficiently and compose business letters. Ability to edit material and ensure correct punctuation, spelling and grammar. Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations. Must possess computer competency and proficiency using MS Office (documents, spreadsheets, presentations) and Outlook email and calendar functions. Must be highly motivated, resourceful, and able to work well independently and in a team environment. Must have excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills, close attention to details, and good interpersonal skills for interacting with peers, patients, physicians and other customers of the medical center. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language. Physical Demands (e.g., lifting, standing, walking): Frequent standing, walking and pushing/ pulling of patients utilizing transportation equipment including wheelchairs and gurneys. Frequent bending and lifting to assist patient(s) from/to bed, wheelchair, gurney and Imaging scanning equipment. Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including telephones, beepers, fire alarms, mechanical failure alarms. Visual acuity acceptable for performing duties. Sufficient strength and mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers. Physical ability and perceptive acuity, to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care and essential job functions, including transporting patients and equipment. Sufficient mobility to access equipment and patients. Able to read papers and online documents. Must be "MR safe" and able to work in a ZONE IV MRI environment, and also not have any allergies to animals or animal dander, as the primary workplace will be in a research facility.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.