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Rad Tech - Immediate Care

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

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




To perform routine and advanced radiographic procedures on designated portions of the body for use by physicians in diagnosing and treating patient illness and/ or injury to ensure patient safety and quality care.









Qualifications:




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

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

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of Health Information System. Basic knowledge of radiology equipment.










Essential Functions:




  • Positions patient, adjusts equipment, secures and immobilizes support devices as needed to tactfully perform procedures.
  • Determines appropriate radiographic technique based on anatomy and patients condition to obtain quality films for the radiologists.
  • Secures history from patient regarding reason for prescribed test.
  • Maintains compliance with established safety standards to protect patients and staff at all time (i.e., appropriate patient shielding, etc.)
  • Maintains exposure badge.
  • Maintains supplies and cleanliness for assigned room on a daily basis.
  • Administers CPR as necessary.
  • Assures accuracy of examination performed and requisition.
  • Familiar with MSDS information pertaining to chemicals used in the department.
  • Performs clerical duties such as maintaining adequate patient records, daily statistics, answering telephones, scheduling examinations and giving instructions to patients for examination to provide smooth and continuous department services.
  • Inventories supplies and maintains adequate stock.
  • Labels radiology images according to department standards and criteria.
  • Prepares contrast media as necessary following department standards and manufacturers recommendations.
  • Performs daily sensitometry of processors; assists in performance of annual inspections.
  • Checks film quality and ensures proper and correct labeling is provided.
  • Performs quality control activities, responds to inquires, coordinates patient flow and communicates with provider to ensure exams are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Prepares radiology rooms daily.
  • Coordinates the flow of patients into and out of the department in accordance with established departmental/center procedures
  • Performs orders management tracking functions.









    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.























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