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Radiology Technologist

Req #:  108142
Facility:  South Suburban Hospital
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Hazel Crest
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

South Suburban is a 260 bed hospital with a level 2+ nursery and 24 bed Emergency Room. We also have a 5 star skilled nursing facility on site and 2 Davinci Robots in our surgical services area.

South Suburban Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest that is committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

It's more than a job; it's a calling! 

 

Advocate South Suburban Hospital, Hazel Crest, IL 

Full-time Rad Tech

(1.0FTE, DAY/PM) 

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO: 

To perform a wide variety of procedures, using general x~ray equipment. These procedures help in the diagnosis and treatment of a patient's illness and/or injury seeking patient care services from the Outreach office. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED: 

  • Graduate of approved radiology technology school
  • IEMA registry eligible
  • CPR certified
  • General knowledge of x-ray equipment, including portables
  • Experience with OR and Fluoro preferred 
  • Able to adjust to flexible hours
  • Able to lift, push, pull 50 lbs. with assistance
  • Ability to communicate effectively

 

This position can recognize needs and behaviors of all age groups. 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.

Accountabilities:

  • Performance of procedure and radiation safety:
  • Patient/customer contact:
  • Requisitions:
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to assist others as requested. Usually assist in other areas such as medical assistants, front desk, etc. Use time to department advantage. Readily volunteer for additional work.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of institutional policies regarding patient care, fire, safety, infection control and QI plan. Review Department manuals and sign~off supplement.


ADDENDUM TO JOB DESCRIPTIONS RELATED TO PATIENT SAFETY

  • Report patient safety events and near misses in timely fashion
  • Adhere to all behavioral and procedural patient safety practices
  • Promote culture of safety through identifying threats to patient safety and intervening to prevent patient harm
  • Communicate openly and promote team work
  • Report intimidating behavior 

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