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CT Technologist

Req #:  117527
Facility:  Dreyer Medical Clinic
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Aurora
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Established by physicians in 1922, Dreyer Medical Clinic is an affiliate of Advocate Health Care.  With more than 170 physicians representing nearly 30 different medical specialties, Dreyer offers a full range of ancillary services within its facilities and the support of over 60 allied health professionals.  Dreyer has 13 convenient sites located in Aurora, Batavia, Hinckley, North Aurora, Oswego, Yorkville, Plainfield and St. Charles.

 

CT TECHNOLOGIST

ADVOCATE DREYER – Highland Avenue, Aurora, IL

REGISTRY (0 Guaranteed Hours)

 CT hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 5:00pm / 7:00am to 7:00pm Saturday 7:00am to 12:00pm.  Coverage would be shifts within these time frames as needed.

 

Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

Aurora Careers for Wisconsin jobs and Advocate Careers for Illinois jobs.

 

OUR PURPOSE: 

We Help People Live Well

OUR VALUES:

  • Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.
  • Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.
  • Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.

 

Position Requirements:
Graduate of AMA approved school/program of Radiologic Technology
1~2 years CT scanning experience
Competent degree of technical knowledge to perform CT studies
Able to make some diagnostic judgments when scanning
Good communication skills
Good organizational skills
Some computer knowledge
Knowledge of cross~sectional anatomy
Competent IV skills
Registered ARRT (R)(CT)
IEMA licensed
CPR certified
Ability to work flexible hours
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to constantly view small monitors during exams
Willingness to work overtime when needed
Work under frequent stress in sensitive clinical settings
Responds positively to requests to work on short notice
Flexible in start and end times
May be exposed to infectious diseases and hazardous materials
Flexible in changing environment
Ability to lift and move patients




If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
Produce quality CT scans, demonstrating the anatomy and physiological presentation of patient's internal structures for the diagnosis of the presence or absence of anomalies. Assist radiologists and physicians in the performance of procedures and in the operation of CT equipment required enabling appropriate diagnosis. Function as a liaison connecting patients, their families, nursing and physicians.

Accountabilities:
Professional Development
Other Duties
Displays competent understanding of patient positioning and image critique
Operations, Equipment, and Safety
Patient Care
PACS/EMR/Other Software

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago