Nursing Assistant Radiology General 3rd Shift

Patient Care Providers
21003819 Requisition #

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Radiology is seeking a Nursing Assistant. Under direct supervision,  assists the members of the Diagnostic Radiology Department in provision of efficient and safe patient care.  Assists imaging technologists with diagnostic imaging studies in Radiology, the OR and ASC. Assists with the performance of a wide variety imaging procedures by participating in patient prep, patient transport and room turnover. Assists with moving imaging equipment throughout the hospital.  

Duties Include:

  • Responsible for facilitating smooth flow of patients through imaging areas by assisting imaging technologists in the performance of radiology procedures.
  • Provides for patient comfort measures through social interactions.
  • Transports patients, equipment (including Radiology imaging equipment), specimens and supplies.
  • Assemble equipment and supplies in preparation for various diagnostic or treatment procedures, including sterile tray set up.
  • Shares responsibility for preparation, proper use and care of equipment and supplies and for neatness and cleanliness of assigned area.
  • Performs simple diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as preprocedural preparation of the skin, dressing changes, collecting specimens, etc.
  • Reports pertinent patient information and incidents to imaging technologist and care team, including obtaining medical assistance for changes in the patient condition.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, oxygen level, and other various assessments as instructed.
  • Demonstrate accountability for patient satisfaction.
  • Cleans clinical areas and exam rooms dependent on the area of assignment.
  • Stock and supply assigned areas.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Adheres to departmental established policies and procedures including but not limiting to double identification and hand hygiene.
  • Collaborates with imaging technologists and other staff across Radiology to ensure optimal patient experience and efficient workflow.
  • Performs special duties as assigned

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of individuals performing this job.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives. ®

 Percent of Time: 100%

Schedule: Monday - Friday 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Rotations: No weekends or holidays


Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions.

 Desired Qualifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers and patients
  • Preferred candidates will possess: Direct patient-care experience, strong communication skills, and be a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Application Process: To be considered, applicants must upload a resume and a cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position. Located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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