Special Procedures Tech

Position Requirements:
~Must have attended an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology and be ARRT registered .
~This position will to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients and treat all customers with age specific appropriateness.
~ability to perform most interventional radiology procedures usually performed in specials lab with close supervision of the radiologist
~ demonstrates ability to use various types of radiographic equipment to obtain images of optimal quality.
~ demonstrates good team work and cooperation with external/internal customers
Good communication skills.

ARRT registered ~Exposed to radiation
~ Ability to deal with extremely ill patients
~ ability to communicate with patients
~ ability to adjust to flexible work hours, long hours, overtime hours
~ Ability to participate in on~call program and available to department needs with minimal notice
~ability to do light ,medium, ,heavy lifting.
Light: lifting 20 pounds occasionally and /or up to 10 pounds frequently
Medium: lifting up to 20~50 pounds occasionally and/or 10~25 pounds frequently and/or 10~20 pounds constantly.
Heavy: Lifting 50~100 pounds occasionally and/or 25~50 pounds frequently, and/or 10~20 pounds constantly.

~Ability to stand for long periods of time while wearing a lead apron. Apron weights about 20 lbs.

~Ability to make independent professional decisions using good judgement skills.
~Ability to practice high quality patient care and technical competence
~Ability to function with minimal assistance in performinmg job activities.
~Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.
Abilty to work well in a team environment with physicians and nurses

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.

Under the direction of a radiologist, performs special 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 special procedures. Assumes responsibilities for designated areas or procedures as required.

Positioning and immobilization of patient to ensure anatomy or blood vessels being examined are in the correct profile and projection. Independent selection of technical factors to ensure high quality images with the lowest possible dose to the patient.
Prepares patient in a sterile fashsion for procedures. Maintenance of radiographic equipment and preparation of examination rooms and supplies in order to provide appropriate room utilization and efficiency
Maintenance of the timely flow of patients in and out of Interventional Radiology lab by assisting with patient care and transportation of patient to and from care areas as required
Development of leadership skills and professionalism for self through participation in department and/or hospital based committees and continuing education programs
Responsible for operating sophisticated and highly technical radiographic equipment and auxiliary equipment to obtain the highest quality of images for Interventional Radiology
Salary Range
$58,000.00 - 119,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Oak Lawn, IL 60453, US