Imaging Trainee Assistant

Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Job ID
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE) -A1

About Us:


SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.


Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:

This is an entry level, on the job training opportunity. 


If you have 1 year of experience in direct patient care in one of the following types of roles:

Medical Assistant

Dental Assistant


Lab Technician

Certified Nursing Assistant



then join our team and take part in our Limited Scope Radiology Technician Training Program!  Training takes 2-4 months and once training is complete, you will advance to a new title (Limited Scope Radiology Tech) and will receive a pay raise!






Patient Care:

  • Performs administrative duties including patient scheduling, patient prep education and maintains high quality services.
  • Exhibits caring attitude when relating to patients.
  • S/He assists with diagnostic exams (Chaperone)
  • Engages in professional and ethical conduct.
  • Manages digital images, including transferring information to and from electronic media and print documents using software such as Picture Archiving Communications (PACS).
  • Notifies appropriate staff regarding add-on exams, STAT cases.


Analysis and Communication:

  • Communicates effectively with patients/families and all care providers.
  • Interacts with staff and co-workers in a manner that promotes positive working relationships.
  • Checks the order for complete information and appropriateness criteria.
  • Obtains sufficient information to determine whether the procedure should be performed immediately or within a specific time frame.
  • Adheres to established section and organizational protocols. QA guidelines, and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with coordinating work assignments to ensure a smooth workflow.



  • Other duties as assigned.



  • HS Diploma or GED


  • General work experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The customs of the ethnic groups within the various Alaska Native geographic location and the ability to appreciate cultural differences and their effect on health care delivery.
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy preferred.
  • Familiar with Medical terminology
  • Basic knowledge of sterile techniques, universal precautions, OSHA standards and personal radiation protection practices preferred.
  • Strong customer service and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated & directed with regard to increasing level of understanding and knowledge.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Effective oral and written professional communication skills.
  • Ability to always demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors.
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy.
  • Ability to comply with all HIPAA requirements.
  • Ability to use initiative and independent judgment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work with others to attain common goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with patients, families, healthcare professionals and external vendors.
  • Capable of demonstrating flexibility with demands of external/internal customers placed on operating functions of the department.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Physical ability to lift and position patients and assist with patient transfers utilizing beds or stretchers.
  • Understand/demonstrates the SEARHC mission, vision and values throughout job performance.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Career Ladder Levels:



Imaging Tech Aide


  • Actively enrolled and attending a program for MA (SEARHC MA program), EMT
  • Individual upholds SEARHC Standards of Performance
    • Appreciation
    • Attitude
    • Presentation
    • Sense of Ownership
    • Communication
    • Commitment to Fellow employees
    • Timeliness of service
    • Privacy
    • Safety Awareness
    • Accountability
  • Quality Assurance
  • BLS certification
  • Successful completion of the departmental annual competency evaluation within 3 months.
    • Scheduling (MR, US, FL/XR, CT, Stress Echoes, Mammography, DEXA)
    • Well Health patient text timely communication.

Imaging Trainee Assistant--XRAY Tech Training!

Tier II:


    • Medical Assistant
    • Home Health Aide
    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • EMT
    • Community Health Aide
    • Laboratory Technician or Phlebotomist
    • Dental Assistant
    • Imaging Tech Aide

      One year experience providing direct patient care, for example as one of the following:

    • Relevant Radiology Experience

  • Enrolled in LSRT program.

LSRT position:



  • Certified Limited Scope Radiology Technician (LSRT)
  • Successful completion of the departmental annual competency evaluation.
    • Scheduling (MR, US, FL/XR, CT, Stress Echoes, Mammography, DEXA)
    • Well Health patient text timely communication.





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