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Radiology Technologist, Radiology, Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center,Chicago


Requisition ID: 56327

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Radiology Technologist performs all radiographic procedures while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs all radiographic procedures and administration of contrast media with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures, radiation protection, and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure.

 

  • Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists as necessary. Explains procedure and provides education as appropriate.

 

  • Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check. Operates hospital computer system. Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions. Prepares/operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.

 

  • Responsible for departmental records. Accurately and promptly documents in departmental records (film, file and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc Reports reactions, complications, changes in condition etc. to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and nursing unit as necessary.

 

  • Performs ECG’s, Phlebotomy (e.g. sample collection, venous access for contrast administration), and DEXA Bone Densitometry and may also be required to complete patient registration and/or scheduling as required by the site/service.

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all task and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

Graduate of an approved program in Radiologic Technology.

Two years of radiologic experience preferred.

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Excel and Meditech.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current Illinois Emergency Management Agency/Illinois Division of Nuclear Safety (IEMA/IDNS) license in the appropriate modality is required.

 

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Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC
Department Name: Radiology Diagnostic SMEMC