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Radiology Technician - registry

Req #:  110136
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

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.”

Position Requirements:
Must be a graduate from an accredited AMA school of Radiology

Knowledge of HIS system

Basic knowledge of RIS system

Effective interpersonal skills IEMA accreditation in medical radiation technology. If registry eligible must pass ARRT within 1 year of new employment. If currently employed by Advocate, must pass ARRT within 6 months of eligibility.

CPR certified 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

Ability to work rotating shifts any day of the week

Radiation exposure

Must be able to work with extremely 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 communications 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 and advanced 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 radiology technician is to ensure Customer Satisfaction, to support the atmosphere of respect and professionalism among other associates, including students.


Accountabilities:
Clinical Competency
Equipment Operations
Adherence and application to all Radiation Safety Standards and Patient Care Standards and Protocols.
Quality Control
Partnership/Health Care Team Responsibilities

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