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CT Multi Imaging Technologist - registry

Req #:  111175
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

~Graduate of an Accredited school of Radiologic Technology
This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, ie., understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred.
~Ability to work independently and able to perform most sophisticated and specialty procedures with minimal supervision.
~Ability to operate most CT equipment within work areas of CT.
~Demonstrates knowledge and confidence in performance of CT procedures.
~Demonstrates good team work and cooperation with internal/external customers.
~Good communication skills.
~Demonstrates leadership
~Licensed Radiographic Technologist by the IDNS.
~CPR certification
~ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) certified.
~CT certification
within one year of hire ~Exposed to radiation.
~Ability to operate CT equipment.
~Ability to communicate with patients.
~Ability to adjust to flexible work hours.
~Ability to work weekends, holidays and emergency call~back.
~Ability to participate in the 'on~call” program and available to department needs with minimal notice.
~Ability to do light, medium or heavy lifting.
LIGHT: Lifting up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently.
MEDIUM: Lifting up to 20~50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly.
HEAVY: Lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.
~Ability to make independent professional decisions using good judgment skills.
~Ability to practice high quality patient care and technical competence.
~Ability to function with minimal assistance in performing job activities.
~Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.

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.

Perform routine and advance CT procedures on designated portions of the
body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury and in
accordance with departmental standards and policies.

Determines appropriate technique and patient position using isocenter, immobilization and support devices to ensure optimum image quality
Operation of advanced and sophisticated state of the art Cat Scan equipment, HIS/RIS and PACS
Delivery of patient care and a 'Service First” approach in accordance with departmental standards of continued quality improvement
Participates and assists the CT lead and manager with image quality activities.
Ensure a secure and safe patient and work environment by maintaining continued awareness of safety hazards
Development of leadership skills and professionalism for self through participation in department and/or hospital based committees and continuing education programs

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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