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CT Technologist

For more than 35 years, Good Shepherd Hospital has served the community by providing quality, compassionate health care services to families throughout the northwest suburbs. Today, more than 700 physicians representing over 50 medical specialties have chosen to affiliate with Good Shepherd Hospital. Highly-skilled physicians and clinical professionals provide a comprehensive range of services including nationally acclaimed cardiovascular care, advanced surgical capabilities, emergency services backed by the resources of a level II trauma center and a state-of-the-art Birth Center. A nationally-recognized cancer program, a health & fitness center as well as an extensive range of outpatient services round out our health care program.

Graduate of AMA approvedschool of radiology technology with certification byARRT
6 months minimum CT experience
Able to mentor and educate radiology technologists in proper techniques for CT scanning
IEMA accreditation
Registered (ARRT) (CT)
CPR certified
Computer applications technical background in computers
Technical knowledge in the
Area of computers and cross sectional anatomy


This position may need to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated, in this case, prior experience with all age groups is requiredAbility to lift and/or move patients
Ability to work in a fast~paced environment with established time constraints
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases
Ability to work rotating shifts any day of the week


Under the direction of a radiologist, performs computerized tomographic procedures at a technical level requiring constant supervision of technical detail.

Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for computerized tomography scanning.

Assumes responsibilities for designed areas or procedures as required.

Accountabilities:
Production of scans, positions, and immobilization of patients. Selects proper technical factors. Ensures patient is well informed about procedure and other relevant positioning information. Responsibility for diagnostic procedures requiring sound understanding of anatomical positioning and physiology so that independent selection and modification of technical factors may produce optimum results. Responsible for capturing appropriate exam charges, updates to procedure files, reimbursement codes, etc., with the HIS/RIS Computer System, as well as training and overseeing department personnel following HIS/RIS Procedures checks daily log to see that day's exams are appropriately completed. Ensures that procedures sent to PACS are verified to enable radiologist interpretation of the procedure.
Performs 3~D reconstruction, CT angiography and is proficient in use of AWW work station.
Injection of appropriate contrast material into a vein to visualize anatomical structures under the supervision of a Radiologist and following department guidelines.
Provision of radiation protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards. Maintenance of adequate records, orderliness, and cleanliness of CT suite. Required to perform quality control tests and document results maintains a quality protocol to computerize and enhance images. Completes assigned CQI projects and mandatory inservices as assigned.
Maintain awareness of technological changes and advances in CT.

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Company
Advocate HealthCare
Posted
10/12/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Barrington, IL 60010, US