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Radiologic Technologist (Rad Tech) - Pain Mgmt

Carle

Carle

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Summer Special Incentive - External Only
$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS
FREE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR!


To perform routine and specialized diagnostic radiological procedures for patients of all ages in order to confirm or deny required treatment. This requires independent judgment to adapt procedures to obtain specific diagnostic results under the direction of a radiologist.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associate's Degree OR Successful completion of a certificate program in Radiology.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Radiography (R)(ARRT) within 1 year of hire
IEMA Radiography License Illinois OR Temp IEMA upon hire
BLS within 30 days of hire


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Work may occasionally require travel to other facilities/hospitals.
  • requireduired to drive your own vehicle for business purposes.


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Required English Skills Basic reading skillsBasic writing skillsBasic oral skillsCommunication Skills Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-workerInteraction with a wide variety of peopleMaintain confidential informationAbility to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal informationAbility to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanorComputer Skills Intermediate computer knowledge: Ability to troubleshoot minor problems within a Windows OS, operates within a network environment, uses spreadsheet, database, word processing and internet applications proficiently. Learns new applications without difficulty and is able to aid others in immediate work area with computer questions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs radiologic diagnostic procedures in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination within the guidelines, policies, procedures and standards of the department to assigned patients of all ages.* Exhibits competency in performing and imaging radiographic and specialized procedures.* Deviates from routines when the patient's condition requires it or at the request of the radiologist* Knowledgeable of invasive procedures and sterile tray setup and schedules procedures appropriately* Obtains and documents accurate pre and post procedure information as applicable* Follows Joint Commission patient safety goals* Maintains quality care throughout the procedure* Practices radiation protection through shielding whenever possible
  • Maintains working knowledge of equipment in order to function in multiple areas of the department.* Technically knowledgeable of equipment operation including hardware, software, c-arms, and standing x-ray equipment* Performs reasonable troubleshooting* Checks and observes equipment for general safety, maintenance, and appropriate operation* Reports equipment problems through appropriate channels* Maintains clean work area, checks and stocks all supplies in their specific areas and verifies pertinent accessories assigned to that room.
  • Performs support functions of the department to ensure patient expectations and needs are met.* Promptly processes images and paperwork according to proper procedures to ensure timely turnaround.* Maintains and coordinates patient flow to ensure efficient and expedient patient care.* Assists with office responsibilities.* Promptly and accurately completes all fields in the radiology system, i.e. number of images repeated contrast reactions, exam data entry, and start and stop times of exam.* Maintains and ensures a safe environment for patients and personnel and maintenance of the QA, QC, QI programs
  • Assumes personal responsibility for training fellow technologist/students and uses time, supplies and other resources productively to promote responsive and cost effective care for our patients. * Shares knowledge, guides and encourages fellow technologist/students with proper department protocol and procedures* Displays a professional attitude in the area toward fellow technologist/students, fostering mutual respect and creating a productive learning environment* Completes care while conserving resources, preventing waste of supplies* Uses low time to improve areas appearance and accept additional assignment, i.e. cassette cleaning, apron testing



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