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Special Procedures Tech

~Graduate of AMA approved ~School of Radiologic Technology.
~ARRT Registration.
~Knowledge /sterile technique.
~Must be able to recognize need and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e. understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred.
~1 hour annually in stroke care. ~Proficient in the operation of basic angiographic.
~Basic computer skills preferred.
~ARRT Registry
~CPR Certification
~IDNS License
~Able to respond to request to work on short notice.
~Flexible in starting times to meet demand.
~Willing to work overtime as requested.
~Pregnancy precludes fluoro work patients.
Competent Level Qualifications

~Must be able to effectively communicate and work well with other staff.
~Advance knowledge of anatomy, radiographic equipment, vascular and interventional procedures.
If 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.

With the use of specific high technology equipment, at the direction of a qualified physician, the technologist assists in performing diagnoses and therapeutic procedures upon patients, leading to various diagnoses and treatment options. The technologist will perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.

Produces radiographs of technical quality to demonstrate primarily the peripheral, viscera, and neurovascular system, with occasional work in non~vascular imaging performed in the Special Procedure Laboratory.
Assists credentialed radiologists in imaging and revascularization procedures.
Cooperates as a team player with nursing unit staff, other allied health care professionals and physicians, to promote the efficiency and quality of care provided by the Special Procedure Service.
Performs technical function pertaining to, and stays abreast of, equipment, tray preparation, and contrast media.
Assists in the development and maintenance of laboratory records to assure the excellence of care afforded.

Advocate HealthCare
Full time
Park Ridge, IL 60068, US