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Radiographer-Registry

Req #:  109333
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Position Requirements:
~Graduate of an accredited school of Radiology Technology

~Certificate or Assoc. Degree in Radiology Technology

~Previous experience is desirable
1 ~Good communication skills

~Basic understanding of R.I.S., and basic computer knowledge


ARRT Registered or registry eligible

IDNS Licensed

Current CPR Certification
~Ability to work weekends, holidays and emergency call back in order to accommodate staffing needs.

~May be exposed to radiation during procedures.

~May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time, or be required to lift and move patients

~May be exposed to hazardous materials, infectious disease and required to participate in annual emergency drills.

~Required to maintain current CPR certification.


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:
Performs radiographic examinations for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury in accordance with departmental standards, policies and procedures.

Accountabilities:
Operates x~ray equipment to produce radiographs of designated portions of the body as specified by a physician.
Determination of appropriate exposure factors and positions patient utilizing immobilization devices when appropriate to insure optimum film quality.
Adherence to department standards of radiographic quality.
Consistently maintains an attitude of professionalism, cooperation and positive interaction with co~workers, physicians, patients and families.
Maintenance of supplies needed to ensure adequate level needed for quality patient care.
Maintains environment that is safe based on age and developmental status.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago