Radiology Technologist- Registry Weekend Nights in Chicago, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 1/3/2023

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Job Description

Weiss Memorial Hospital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, State or local laws.

 JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for performing radiological diagnostic services on a daily basis, according to protocols established by the Director. Obtains films of highest quality under minimal direction and supervision.  Responsible for professional performance and decision making in accordance with the clinical, fiscal and organizational objectives of the department and hospital.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

1.       Completion of an Allied Health Education and an AMA approved program in Radiology.

2.       Current ARRT certification (or Registry eligible – certification required within 3 months of hire) and IEMA licensure

3.       CPR certification

4.       Excellent interpersonal communication skills

5.       Ability to handle information in a sensitive and tactful manner 

SUPERVISION

Exercised:            None.  May orient new staff members to the practical procedures of the department.

Received:              Reports to Manager, Radiology.  Receives general supervision from the Supervisor, lead Diagnostic  Technologist, and Medical Director of Radiology

JOB RELATIONSHIPS (INTERNAL/EXTERNAL)

Utilizes good communication skills in daily interactions with patients, families, physicians, unit and hospital personnel.   May have occasional contact with vendors. Adjusts patient interaction and/or treatment to match each patient’s age-specific developmental, educational, or other related needs.

JOB DUTIES (* denotes “essential function”)

1.       Demonstrates the WMH Customer Service Values, which are key in providing quality service to patients and customers. *

2.       Positions, immobilizes and performs patient studies according to the established “protocol” set by the Radiologist and as requested by referring physicians. *

3.       Formulates appropriate questions for determining history and process for quality outcome.  Makes judgments based on data collected.  Uses data gained through assessment and collaboration with the health care team to develop a plan of care for each individual patient. Evaluates scan results for consistent technical quality by visually analyzing the finished hard copy radiograph or digital information. *

4.       Prepares examination rooms according to department specific guidelines.  Ensures adequate supplies and equipment for function of work area.  Initiates work and supply orders. *

5.       Schedules patients and provides age appropriate explanation of procedures-preparation.  Documents data on appropriate forms and enters information into the computer. *

6.       Insures the safety of patients, co-workers and property, including the safekeeping and maintenance of confidential information.  Participates in related annual reviews. *

7.       Demonstrates responsibility for own professional practice and growth by ensuring clinical knowledge base and skills are maintained and enhanced.  Supports and maintains current knowledge of organizational and unit policies and procedures. *

8.       Actively participates in QA & I process. *

9.    Other duties as assigned.

Weiss Memorial Hospital provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, State or local laws.