Share this Job

MRI/Comput Tomog Technician

Req #:  108516
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Tinley Park
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

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.

MRI/Comput Tomog Technician (Part-time)

20 hours guaranteed

Various Shifts

Advocate Medical Group – Tinley Park

 

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:
~3 years general radiology experience.
~ARRT Registry
~Basic knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and usual MRI procedures
~IDNS License
~CPR Certification

~Ability to work overtime when required.
~Ability to be flexible in starting times to meet demands. (weekend rotation and flexible hours.)
~Attends additional educational and safety in-services.
~Ability to respond to work at short notice.
~Exposed to radiation.
~Ability to operate portable equipment.
~Ability to deal with extremely ill patients.
~Ability to communicate with patients.
~Ability to adjust to flexible work hours.
~Ability to work weekends, holidays, and emergency call-back.
~Ability to participate in on-call program and available to department needs with minimal notice.
~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 to 25 pounds frequently and / or up to 10 pounds constantly.
HEAVY: Lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and / or 25 to 50 pounds frequently and / or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.
~Ability to make independent professional decisions using good judgment skills.
~Ability to practice high quality patient care and technical competence.
~Ability to function with minimal assistance in performing job activities.
~Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.
~May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, such as film processing chemicals.
~Ability to attend out~of~town site visits to view equipment.

This position will need to 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.


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:
Perform a wide variety of computerized tomographic and/or magnetic resonance procedures, providing examination of optimal quality for the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury.

Accountabilities:
Accountable for positioning and immobilization of patients and proper selection of technical factors along with computer reformatting of acquired data to obtain magnetic resonance scans and/or computer tomography procedures of optimal quality.
Accountable for securing pertinent history from patient, patient's chart or family member to provide the radiologist with adequate information for examination interpretation and to ensure procedural criteria is met.
Accountable for being compliant with established Accrediting Organization and department safety standards to ensure patients and staff well being at all times.
Accountable for obtaining documentation for department records related to patient statistics, supplies, patient billing information and preservation of patient records
Accountable for keeping abreast of current magnetic resonance and/or computerized tomography and new developments in the field
Accountable for maintaining good relations when dealing with all persons encountered in daily performance of job.

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