Radiology Technician I
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: January 4, 2022
- Graduate of an
accredited School of
- Previous radiology
experience is desirable.
- This position will need to
recognize the needs and
begaviors of a variety of
age groups of patients
treated, ie., understand
child growth and
patterns of adolescent
behavior and look for
signs of normal aging
prior experience with
various age groups is
- Knowledge of Radiology
- Ability to anticipate
patient, employee and
department needs and
refer for action.
- Good communication
- Licensed Radiographic
Technologist by the IDNS/IEMA
- CPR Certification
- ARRT Registry eligible
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 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10
MEDIUM: Lifting up to 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 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
Ability to practice high quality patient care and demonstrate
Ability to function with minimal assistance in performing job
Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.
May be exposed to hEzardous chemical-, such as film processing
Ability to attend out-of-town site visits to view equipment.
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.
Perform radiographic procedures on designated portions of the body
for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness
and/or injury and in
accordance with departmental standards and policies.
Determines appropriate radiographic technique and positions
patients using immobilization and support devices to insure optimum
Operation of radiographic, fluoroscopic, portable, computed
radiography and PACS equipment to ensure quality examinations.
Adherence to department standards of radiographic quality.
Delivery of patient care and in accordance with department
standards of continued quality improvement.
Ensure a secure and safe patient and work environment by
maintaining continued awareness of safety hazards.
Development of leadership skills and professionalism for self
through participation in department and/or hospital based
committees and continuing education programs.
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