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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




$5,000 Sign on bonus

To perform routine radiographic procedures on designated portion of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/or injury to ensure patient safety and quality care. The role of the radiology technologist I is to ensure Customer Satisfaction, to support an atmosphere of respect and professionalism among other associates, including students from the School of Radiology along with performing advanced imaging in Surgery and Fluoroscopy.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associate's Degree in Radiologic Technology or Certificate in Radiologic Technology

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
IEMA Radiography License upon hire
Radiography (R)(ARRT) within 3 months
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Must achieve proficiency in various HIS/RIS systems within 30 days. Effective interpersonal skills









Essential Functions:




  • Position and immobilize patient on examining table.
  • Take thorough and accurate patient medical histories.
  • Assists radiologists with routine fluoroscopic and/or invasive procedures.
  • Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination.
  • Initiates request for emergency medical support as indicated by patient condition; this is to include code blue, rapid response, etc.
  • Transports patients into and out of department as necessary.
  • Checks film quality to assure optimal quality is attained and correct film labeling is provided.
  • Performs quality control activities, responds to inquiries, coordinates patient flow, and communicates with staff radiologists and other hospital personnel to ensure exams are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Prepares radiographic/fluoroscopic rooms for procedures, maintains equipment, and supplies as required.
  • Reports deficient inventory of supplies and linen to Lead Technologist.
  • Labels radiographic films according to department quality assurance standards and criteria.
  • Provides direction and instruction to students in general procedures.
  • Maintains positive guest relations and telephone etiquette following prescribed departmental policies and procedures.









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.























Keywords: Carle Health, Normal , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Normal, Illinois

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