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Mammography Tech

Req #:  118805
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

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.

MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST

Mammography & X-ray role

ADVOCATE MEDICAL GROUP – NESSET Pavilion, IL

REGISTRY  

 

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:
Graduate of an accredited School of Radiographic Technology.

Licensed Radiographic Technology by the IDNS.
CPR certification
ARRT registered in radiography and mammography
Radiation exposure.
3 years of radiography required, mammography experience preferred.
Knowledge of Health Information System
Ability to anticipate patient, employee and department needs and refer for action.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work weekends.
Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities related to patients.
May be exposed to infectious disease and hazardous materials.
This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., understand growth and development normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging Prior experience with various age groups is preferred.


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 screening mammography procedures for health care providers.

Accountabilities:
Determination of appropriates Mammography technique and position for patients using immobilization and support devices to ensure optimum film Quality.
Operation of advanced and sophisticated mammography/radiographic equipment. Maintenance of supplies needed to ensure adequate levels within the department.
Delivery of patient care in accordance with department standards of. Continued quality improvement and department standards.
Insurance of a secure and safe patient/work environment by maintaining a continued awareness of safety hazards.
Participation in professional development by attending in-services and continuing education programs appropriate to the goals and needs of the department. Participation in problem solving issues relating to department operations and interdepartmental relationships.

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