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Radiology Technologist - $27-43 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

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

  • Specialty: Radiology Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 20 hours per week
  • Shift: evenings
  • Employment Type: Staff
    $2,500 sign-on bonus!Major Responsibilities:
    • Operates x-ray equipment to produce radiographs of designated portions of the body as ordered by a physician
      • Accountable for the performance and documentation of all diagnostic procedures utilizing proper technical parameters to produce quality studies.
      • Knowledgeable in the safe use, maneuverability and operation of all general radiography, portable and fluoro equipment (if applicable to home site)
      • Proficient in the performance of general diagnostic procedures. If applicable to home site, is also proficient in general fluoroscopy procedures, including GI and Pain procedures.
      • Adheres to infection prevention, isolation and sterile techniques as it applies in patient handling and delivery of care
      • Adheres to ALARA principles in performance of exams to reduce exposure to self, the patient and others
      • Utilizes proper patient identification to ensure the correct exam is performing on the correct patient at the correct time.
      • Obtains and records pertinent patient history, explains the procedure to patient in a manner to ensure understanding, ensures patient comfort during performance of exam.
      • Adherence to department standards of radiographic quality.
        • Reviews radiographs to ensure optimum quality.
        • Reports environmental/equipment problems to appropriate resource personnel.
        • Performs required computer function for RIS/HIS systems.
        • Labels all radiographs appropriately following department's established criteria and standards.
        • Consistently maintains an attitude of professionalism, teamwork and collaboration with co-workers, physicians and internal customers/departments.
        • Consistently provides positive interactions and a customer first approach with patients and their families/caregivers and visitors.
        • Participates in assessment of own learning needs and actively seeks opportunity for increased competency and growth
          • Attends in-services to ensure knowledge of current departmental and technical procedures.
          • Attends CPR classes to maintain re-certification.
          • Maintains appropriate state license and national board certification.
          • Maintenance of supplies needed to ensure adequate level needed for quality patient care.
            • Ensures cleanliness of equipment and work area.
            • Maintains inventory of supplies in work area. Identifies supplies and equipment needs for procedure, restocks work area as necessary.
            • Uses Universal Precautions in daily performance of procedures.Education/Experience Required:
              • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.
              • IEMA Accreditation in Radiologic Technology
              • ARRT (RT) Certification or Certificate Eligible. For new graduates, ARRT must be obtained within 1 year of hire.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
                • Good communication skills
                • Understanding of RIS & PACS
                • Ability to work under stressful situations
                • Ability to handle patient information in a confidential manner
                • Ability to adapt to fluctuations in patient volumes to meet patient care and department needsPhysical Requirements and Working Conditions:
                  • Ability to work weekends and holidays in order to accommodate patient care needs.
                  • Ability to work rotating shift any day of the week.
                  • Ability to take call and arrive on site within one hour
                  • May be exposed to radiation during procedures.
                  • May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time or be required to lift and move patients
                  • May be exposed to hazardous materials, infectious disease and required to participate in annual emergency drills.
                  • Required to maintain current CPR certification.
                  • 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.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 duties.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R81775. Posted job title: Radiology Tech - Part-timeAbout 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, Carol Stream , Radiology Technologist - $27-43 per hour, Healthcare , Carol Stream, Illinois

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