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Radiology Technologist - $27-43 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdvocate Aurora Health is seeking a Radiology Technologist for a job in Oak Lawn, Illinois.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiology Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Position Highlights:
    • Position Highlights:
    • Sign-on Bonus: $10,000 sign-on bonus eligible position for full time external hires!
    • Referral Bonus: $10,000 for external candidates ONLY (valid until 03/31/2024)
    • Hiring for the following shifts: Full time, Part Time, Registry (PRN, Per Diem) Days (1st Shift), PM (2nd Shift), Nights (3rd Shift)
    • Dept: Diagnostic Imaging
    • Location: Advocate Christ Medical Center, 440 W 95th ST, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    • Grads Welcome to Apply!
    • What we offer:
    • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters.
    • Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance: We're pleased to offer team members a comprehensive, affordable benefits program designed to help you and your family live well now and into the future. Our optional benefit plans allow you to select a combination of coverage options that best meet your personal benefit needs and help you and your family live well.
    • Education Reimbursement: We invest in your professional growth, offering up to $7,200 per year for full-time and up to $3,168 for Part Time.
    • Wellness Incentives: Take advantage of up to $500 per year in wellness incentives through our Healthy Living program, prioritizing your wellbeing.
    • Parental Benefits: We understand the importance of family, providing up to four weeks of paid parental leave.
    • Retirement: Secure your financial future with 401K match and additional annual company contributions for eligible teammates.
    • Ready to shine in the world of radiology? Join our dynamic team as a Radiologic Technologist (Rad Tech) and be the heart of our healthcare vision. We are in search of skilled Radiology Techs (full time, part time, Per Diem First, Second, and Third shift available) to become a part of our close-knit family within Advocate Christ Medical Center's Diagnostic Department. Expect a dynamic and supportive setting with challenges abound! The perfect candidate should possess the ability to apply technical support in delivering patient centered care, excel in communication, foster the exchange of information across the entire care journey, and contribute effectively within our healthcare team. Embrace your passion and join us in the mission of helping people live well!What You'll Need:
    • Graduation from accredit school of Radiology Technology
    • Current RT License in State of Illinois by IDNS/IEMA
    • Current ARRT Registry/eligible
    • Basic Life support (BLS) required.
    • New Grads welcome to apply.
    • Impact Patient Care: Join our thriving healthcare team as a Radiologic Technologist, where your exceptional skills and unwavering compassion will make a significant impact. You will be at the forefront of patient care, conducting essential radiographic procedures on specific anatomical areas to aid physicians in diagnosing and treating patients.What will you do?:
    • Determines appropriate radiographic technique and positions patients using immobilization and support devices to ensure 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.
    • Where You'll Work:Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation's leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 788-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,500 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart and kidney transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women's health.The hospital provides emergency care for more than 105,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.For more information about Christ Medical Center follow link below: Requirements and Working Conditions:
    • Exposure to radiation.
    • Proficiency in operating portable equipment.
    • Ability to interact empathetically with seriously ill patients.
    • Strong communication skills to connect with patients.
    • Adaptability to flexible work hours, including weekends, holidays, and emergency call-backs.
    • Willingness to participate in an 'on-call' program and respond to department needs with minimal notice.
    • Capability to perform light, medium, or heavy lifting, depending on the demands of the role:
      • LIGHT: Lifting to 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently.
      • MEDIUM: Lifting 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.
      • Independent professional decision-making skills with sound judgment.
      • Commitment to delivering high-quality patient care and showcasing technical competence.
      • Capability to function with minimal assistance in performing job activities.
      • Proficiency in oral and written communication.
      • Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals, such as film processing chemicals.
      • Willingness to attend out-of-town site visits for equipment assessments.
      • If the position involves direct patient care or contact, the following lifting requirement applies as of 06/01/2015: Ability to lift to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts exceeding 35 pounds or when patients are unable to assist, patient handling equipment should be used with the support of at least one other associate, when available. Any unique patient lifting, or movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis."This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related dutiesAdvocate Aurora Health Job ID #R93397. Posted job title: Radiologic TechnologistAbout Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet® designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care. Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
        • Holiday Pay
        • Guaranteed Hours
        • Continuing Education
        • 401k retirement plan
        • Pet insurance
        • Wellness and fitness programs
        • Mileage reimbursement
        • Employee assistance programs
        • Medical benefits
        • Dental benefits
        • Vision benefits
        • Life insurance
        • Discount program
        • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Oak Lawn , Radiology Technologist - $27-43 per hour, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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