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Radiology Technician I

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

$2,500 Sign-on bonus!Position Requirements:- Graduate of anaccredited School ofRadiographicTechnology- Previous radiologyexperience is desirable.- This position will need torecognize the needs andbegaviors of a variety ofage groups of patientstreated, ie., understandchild growth anddevelopment, normalpatterns of adolescentbehavior and look forsigns of normal agingprior experience withvarious age groups ispreferred.- Knowledge of RadiologyInformation ComputerSystem- Ability to anticipatepatient, employee anddepartment needs andrefer for action.- Good communicationskills.- Licensed RadiographicTechnologist by the IDNS/IEMA- CPR Certification- ARRT Registry eligibleExposed 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 pounds frequently.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 judgment skills.Ability to practice high quality patient care and demonstrate technical competence.Ability to function with minimal assistance in performing job activities.Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.May be exposed to hEzardous chemical-, such as film processing chemicals.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.Purpose:Perform radiographic procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury and inaccordance with departmental standards and policies.Accountabilities:Determines appropriate radiographic technique and positions patients using immobilization and support devices to insure optimum film quality.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.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oak Lawn , Radiology Technician I, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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