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Radiology Technologist I

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Barrington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Requirements:Must be a graduate from an accredited AMA School of Radiology.Registry eligible, with an IEMA temporary.IEMA accreditation in medical radiation technologyAmerican Registry of Radiologic Technologists registered (ARRT) within 6 months of hire date.CPR certifiedKnowledge of HIS systemBasic Knowledge of RIS systemEffective interpersonal skillsAbility to interact with customers from all levelsMust be able to make independent professional decisions pertaining to high quality patient careHigh degree of technical skillsMust be able to function with minimal assistance in performing job activitiesMust be conscientious in practicing high quality patient careAbility to work rotating shifts any day of the weekRadiation exposureMust be able to deal with extremely ill patientsAbility 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.Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with established time constraintsMay be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases.This position can recognize needs and behaviors of the following age groups: pediatric (newborn, toddler, and school-age), adolescent, adult, and older adult.Evidence of this can be shown by recognizing levels of development and modifying approach and exhibiting communication 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.Accountabilities:Determination of appropriate radiologic technique and position for patient using immobilization and support devices.Provision of instruction and orientation to technologists and new technologists to effectively participate in the assessment of their performance reviews.Adherence to all accepted safety standards and practices to ensure patient safety and quality patient care.Coordination of quality control task (checking your radiographic films to ensure optimal quality, etc.).Operation of radiographic (fluoroscopic, surgery, and C-arm) equipment.Participation in problem-solving issues addressing patients, department operations, quality assurance procedures, interdepartmental relationships and employee morale. This would include rounding with the OR scheduler 2x a day to avoid problems in the schedule.Addendum:Updated body and qualifications.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Waukegan , Radiology Technologist I, Healthcare , Barrington, Illinois

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