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Radiology Technologist - registry

Req #:  118328
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Registry position at  Immediate Care Center in Elgin; Days & pm coverage;Hours of Operation: M-F 0700-2100; Sat/Sun: 0700-1600; includes opportunity to work at Algonquin & South Elgin Immediate Care.

 

Position Requirements:
~ Graduate of an
accredited School of
Radiographic
Technology
~ Previous radiology
experience is desirable.
~ This position will need to
recognize the needs and
begaviors 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.
~ Knowledge of Radiology
Information Computer
System
~ Ability to anticipate
patient, employee and
department needs and
refer for action.
~ Good communication
skills.
~ Licensed Radiographic
Technologist by the IDNS/IEMA
~ CPR Certification
~ ARRT Registry eligible
Exposed to radiation.
Ability to operate portable equipment.
Ability to deal with extremely ill patients.
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 'on~call” program and available to department needs with minimal notice.
Ability to do light, medium or heavy lifting.
LIGHT: Lifting up to 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently.
MEDIUM: Lifting up to 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 10 to 25 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly.
HEAVY: Lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequently 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 demonstrate technical competence.
Ability to function with minimal assistance in performing job activities.
Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.
Ability to attend out~of~town site visits to view equipment.


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:
Perform radiographic procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury and inaccordance with departmental standards and policies.



Accountabilities:
Determines appropriate radiographic technique and positions patients using immobilization and support devices to insure optimum film quality.
Operation of radiographic, portable, computed radiography and PACS equipment to ensure quality examinations.
Adherence to department standards of radiographic quality.
Delivery of patient care and in accordance with department standards of continued quality improvement.
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