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Radiologic Technologist - Radiology

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

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




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 rold of the radiology technologist is to ensure customer satisfaction, to support an atmosphere of respect and professionalistm 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 of completion in Radiologic Technology
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:
Illinois IEMA Radiography License upon hire
Radiography (R)(ARRT) within 3 months of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire









Essential Functions:




  • Positions patient, adjusts equipment, secures, immobilizes and uses support devices as needed to tactfully perform procedures. Ensures that all patients are shielded in an appropriate manner. When appropriate, visible signs of collimation to reduce radiation scatter should be evident.
  • Determines appropriate radiographic technique based on anatomy and patient's condition to obtain quality images to provide to the radiologists.
  • Consistently performs two patient identifiers prior to the start of every patient examination. Technologists obtains history from patients regarding reason for prescribed tests. This information is documented on the radnet order or as a PACS note for the radiologist's review.
  • Assists radiologists with fluoroscopic procedures to include the more advanced and specialty procedures requiring additional experience and knowledge. For example: Arthrograms, and myelograms
  • Operates portable radiographic equipment and C-arm effectively in patient room, intensive care, and surgery. For example: Digital Portable in OR and C-arms. AAA's with injector. Pain management. ERCP's.









    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 - Radiology, Other , Normal, Illinois

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