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Radiology Tech Icc/Oh

Req #:  125491
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Glenview
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.8

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 – ICC/OH

ADVOCATE MEDICAL GROUP – East Glenview

Part-time (32 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:
Must be a graduate form an accredited AMA School of Radiology
0 ~ 1 year experience as a general radiographer

IDNS accreditation in medical radiation technology
AART certified or AART eligible
CPR certified

Knowledge of HIS system
Basic Knowledge of RIS system
Effective interpersonal skills
Must be 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
Must be conscientious in practicing high quality patient care
Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Must be willing to rotate to other off~site locations.
Radiation exposure
Must be able to deal with ill patients

Ability to lift and/or move patients. Heavy lifting: lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.
Ability to work in a fast~paced environment with established time constraints
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases.

This position can recognize needs and behaviors of the following age groups: pediatric (newborn, toddler, school~age), adolescent, adult, older adult. Evidence of this can be shown by recognizing levels of development and modifying approach and exhibiting communication skills necessary to interpret age specific responses.


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 radiographic procedures on designated portion of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury to ensure patient safety and quality care. The role of the radiologic technologist is to support clinic operations, provide quality patient care, ensure excellant customer satisfaction, and to support an atmosphere of respect and professionalism.

Accountabilities:
Participates in educational opportunities to increase professional competence in all related job duties. Provides instruction and orientation to technologists as needed.
Acquires quality diagnostic images for radiographic interpretation.
Provides quality patient care and supports the operational needs of the clinic
Demonstrates commitment to providing quality and safe patient care by participating in performance/process improvement and adherence to all accepted safety standards and practices to ensure patient safety and quality patient care.
Demonstrates professional behavior, follows service expectations for patient centered design, and participates as a collaborative member of the patient care team.

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