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Radiology Technician I

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000 sign-on bonus!*External candidates Position Requirements:- Maintains active IEMA License- Minimum experience as a RadiologicTechnologist, new grad accepted- Knowledge all areas of general diagnosticradiology- Understanding of positioning and techniquefactors as in Merrill's Directory- Able to perform all common radiologicprocedures- ARRT Registry within one year employment- IEMA License- Able to respond to request to work on short notice- Flexible in starting times to meet demand- May require rotating shifts and alternate days- Willing to work overtime when requested- Able to periodically take call- As required, must be able to transport, move, and lift patients- Musculoskeletal hazard from large amount of job lifting- Musculoskeletal hazard from repetitive motions- May be exposed to ionizing radiation- May be exposed to infectious diseasesIf 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:To perform routine and advanced radiographic procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury to ensure quality care. To apply radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations to minimize dose and to ensure safety of patients and staff.Accountabilities:Accountable for the performance and documentation of all diagnostic procedures utilizing proper technical parameters to produce quality studies.Perform associated data center /clerical duties as needed.Adherence to all accepted safety standards and practices to ensure patient safety and quality patient care.Understand the operation, technique factors, and idiosyncrasies of function of commonly used radiographic systems in department. Maintains appropriate competencies as defined by the ACR, Established Regulatory Standards, IEMA and ASRT to and not to exclude any other formal regulatory recommended requirements and/or newly revised standards.Presenting and maintaining a professional standardOperation of more advanced and sophisticated procedures to include surgical rotational support and fluoroscopyAddendum:NOTE: Comply with mandatory DeMedici Computer Program updatesMaintain CPR Certification Must maintain professional decorum, and adhere to dress code as required by department no deviations allowed.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:- Attend annual inservices on fire safety, infection control, and radiation protection- Attends additional seminars- Joins society or professional organizations to keep abreast of new developments- Requires a understanding of confidentiality issues as they apply to staff, patients, and information shared by supervisors- Works under frequent stress and sensitive clinical settings- Must function under the established guidelines of policies and procedures manual, and physician and department standards

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Downers Grove , Radiology Technician I, Healthcare , Downers Grove, Illinois

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