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Radiology Technologist I

Req #:  112884
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Chicago/Lincoln Park
Posting Budget Status:  PM/Night
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.8

Position Requirements:
~Graduate of an accredited
school of Radiologic
Technology
~Certificate with 10 years of experience or Associate Degree in
Radiologic Technology


~Good communication skills
~Basic understanding of R.I.S.,
and basic computer knowledge ~IEMA accreditation in medical radiation technology

~American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) eligible with registration performed within 3 months of start date.

~CPR certification ~Ability to work weekends and holidays in order to accommodate staffing needs.
~Ability to work rotating shift any day of the week.
~Ability to take call and arrive on site within one hour
~May be exposed to radiation during procedures.
~May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time, or be required to lift and move patients
~May be exposed to hazardous materials, infectious disease and required to participate in annual emergency drills.
~Required to maintain current CPR certification.

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:
Performs radiographic examinations for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/ or injury in accordance with departmental standards, policies and procedures.

Accountabilities:
Operates x~ray equipment to produce radiographs of designated portions of the body as specified by a physician.
B. Determination of appropriate exposure factors and positions patient utilizing immobilization devices when appropriate to insure optimum film quality.
C. Adherence to department standards of radiographic quality.
D. Consistently maintains an attitude of professionalism, cooperation and positive interaction with co~workers, physicians, patients and families.
E. Maintenance of supplies needed to ensure adequate level needed for quality patient care.
F. Maintains environment that is safe based on age and developmental status.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago