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What will you be doing in this role?
As a Department Assistant in the department of Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will help assist the technologist, nurse and physicians with diagnostic imaging procedures.
You will take an active role to help maintain an efficient workflow.
You will assist with room preparation, supply inventory and ordering, imaging processing, and assist with patient transportation as required.
Assists in implementation of new and/or changes in procedures and protocols. The Department Assistant II will demonstrate knowledge, basic understanding and the rationale for performing NIC procedures.
You will escort/transport patients to and from areas as needed. They will perform all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the adult and geriatric populations served.
Will maintain competency skills including the ability to communicate with diverse cultural backgrounds, identify safety concerns and institute measure to provide safe transportation. Adheres to Cedars-Sinai Health System Corporate Compliance Plan, Code of Conduct, departmental policies and procedures and complies with Job Hazard Analyst protocols.
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-scientists 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.