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X-Ray Technician

Company: Pediatrics On Demand Inc
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Pediatrics On Demand is an Immediate Care and Primary Carelocated in Oak Lawn, IL. We serve patients from birth to 21 years of age. The Urgent Care is open 365 days a year from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.Job Type: PartTime/Full TimeHourly: $ 30-34Job Responsibility:Triage patients and take patients history and vital signsPrepare patients for exams and treatmentsPerform Rapid Strep Tests, Rapid flu tests, EKG's, some injections such as Rocephine, Dexamethasone, etc.Handle telephone callsPrepares patients for radiologic procedures in children.Protects patient, parents, self, and other staff from radiation hazards.Takes X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients and includes implementing infection control procedures for the work area.Selects proper ionizing factors for radiological diagnosis. Adjusts/sets radiographic controls.Positions patients and takes X-rays of specific parts of the child's body as requested by physicians.Checks X-rays for clarity of image, retaking when needed.Distributes X-rays to appropriate medical staff.Performs quantity and quality control checks to assure X-ray unit meets standards required by laws, rules, and departmental policies.Complies with safety standards.Cleans, maintains, and makes minor adjustments to radiographic equipment, including determining equipment repairs.Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements:Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school;Must be AART registered or eligible also IDNS licensed.CPR certificationOne to three years of experience as X-ray technician, preferably in pediatric practice environment.Skills:Knowledge of X-ray procedures and protocols.Knowledge of anatomy and physiology necessary to perform X-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement.Knowledge of radiology equipment including safety hazards common to radiology.Benefits (Full Time Only):Health InsuranceDental and Medical InsuranceAflac InsurancePTOPaid Holidays401k MatchGym Membership

Keywords: Pediatrics On Demand Inc, Oak Lawn , X-Ray Technician, Professions , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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