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Radiology Technologist

Req #:  121225
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  East Dundee
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST

ADVOCATE MEDICAL GROUP – West Dundee

Full-time (40 hours/week)

Site open year round with ICC

 

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 from an accredited AMA School of Radiology.

Bi-lingual Spanish required
Certified in radiology and registered by ARRT.
CPR certification
Licensed by IDNS.
1~3 years experience as a general radiographer.
Knowledge of Health Information System.
Basic knowledge of radiology equipment.
Able to make independent professional decisions pertaining to high quality patient care.
High degree of technical skills
Must be able to function with minimal assistance in performing job activities.
Ability to deal with extremely ill patients.
Ability to lift and/or move patients.
Ability to work under stressful conditions, in difficult situations.
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases.
Ability to work rotating shifts during Centers hours of operation.

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:
To perform routine and advanced radiographic procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/ or injury to ensure patient safety and quality care.

Accountabilities:
Determination of appropriate radiological technique and position for patient using immobilization and support devices.
Operation of advanced and sophisticated radiology equipment.
Adherence to all accepted safety standards and practices to ensure patient safety and quality patient care.
Coordination of quality control tasks.
Provision of instruction and orientation to new technologists to effectively participate in the assessment of their performance reviews.

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: Chicago