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CT Technologist

Req #:  109709
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

CT Technologist

Condell Medical Center-Libertyville

Part Time .50

PM shift M-F 5pm to 9pm

Advocate or Aurora Team Members only


This position will recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., 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.

Position Requirements:
1 year general radiology
ARRT registry
IEMA license
CPR within in 3 months of hire
Basic knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and basic CT procedures
Good oral and written communication skills
Computer competent
ARRT registry
IEMA license
CPR certification (within 3 months of hire)
Advanced CT Certification within one (1) year of hire Ability to work overtime when needed and respond to work at short notice (eg. Disaster Call back)
Ability to be flexible in starting times to meet departmental demands. (weekend rotation,flexible hours, other shifts)
Ability to work weekends and holidays
Ability to participate in on~call programs and available to department needs with minimal notice
Ability to show excellent technical competence
Ability to show computer competence and equipment skill competence (eg. power injector)
Ability to practice high quality patient care ~ very good communication skills ~ follows age specific guidelines
Ability to demonstrate very good oral and written communication skills
Ability to deal with extremely ill patients ~ can handle stressful situations professionally
Ability to make independent professional decisions using good judgement skills
Ability to function independently with minimal assistance in performing job
Attends education and safety inservices ~ completes all safety modules
May be exposed to hazardous chemicals
Exposed to radiation ~ follows radiation safety guidelines
Ability to attend out of town site visits/training if needed
Ability to do light, medium or heavy lifting
Light: Lifting up to 20~50 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 25 to
50 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds
frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly
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 provide diagnostic Computed Tomography Services to inpatients, outpatients, and Emergency Department patients under the direction of the supervising radiologist in accordance with established operating procedures and clinical protocols. To provide safe, prompt, efficient, and cost effective CT Services.

Accountabilities:
Accountable for maintaining good relations when dealing with internal and external customers encountered in daily performance of job. (Internal customers ~ fellow staff members, physicians) External customers ~ ancillary departments, inpatients, outpatients, ER patients and family members
Accountable for Performance of CT scans and post processing according to established clinical protocols, guidelines and department operating procedures
Accountable for obtaining pertinent patient history to provide the radiologist with adequate information for exam interpretation and to ensure procedural criteria is met.
Accountable for documentation of all patient information on appropriate forms for department records

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