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Radiology Technologist, Registry

Company: University of Chicago Medicine
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Be a part of a world-class academic health-care -system at UChicago Medicine as a Radiology Technologist - at our Orland Park Clinic -As a Radiology Technologist, you will perform diagnostic imaging studies as assigned, utilize appropriate principles of radiation protection, exercise professional judgement in the performance of imaging procedures and be responsible for providing care of patients in your charge.Essential Job Functions

  • Reviews physician's order to assure appropriateness of examination being requested
  • Selects appropriate -exposure factors based on body part, pathology, patient's age and technical equipment characteristics
  • Reviews images for proper -positioning, technique and identifications
  • Performs a variety of general diagnostic -studies with efficiency and high standards of quality: assures that the proper protocol is used for any given examination; evaluates images for diagnosticquality prior to submitting for interpretation.
  • Prepares contrast -media for administration to patients -and assist physician in the performance of GI/GU studies
  • Upholds the Mission Statement of UCMC: to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient's dignity and individuality. To accomplish our mission, we call - upon -the skills and expertise of all who work together to advance medical innovation, service -the health needs of the community, and further the knowledge of those dedicated to caring. -
  • Handles confidential information consistent with Federal HIPPA legislation, and all other applicable federal, state, local and institutional regulations with regard to confidentiality
  • Interfaces with customers, patients and their family members, medical staff and visitors, in a friendly, professional manner, demonstrates the consistent use of the AIDET principles; demonstrates flexibility in accommodating -special needs of customers whenever possible
  • Maintains physical -work environment to be in compliance -with regulatory certifying -agencies.
  • Adheres to all infections control regulations. Recognizes report and document -malfunctions oftechnical -equipment
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the online picture archive and the radiology information system by the consistent -and accurate input of data into the system. Follow establishedworkflows for workgroup. Assist in training new technologists and students. Will perform other duties as assigned. -
  • Rotating on-call responsibilities, weekends and holiday work is required. - -Required Qualifications
    • Associates degree in a related medical field of study or equivalent -experience
    • Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic technology training in an AMA approved program
    • Certified by The American Registry of Radiological Technologists
    • Licensed by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)
    • Demonstrates excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
    • Good decision making and judgement skills
    • Maintain required continuing education as mandated by The American Registry of -Radiological Technologists
    • Strong verbal, written and analytical skills
    • Considerable knowledge of standard office practices and procedures along with knowledge of computers and software programs specific to the UCMC and the radiology department
    • CPR certificationPosition Details
      • Job Type/FTE: Registry (0.2 FTE)
      • Shift: Rotating -
      • Unit/Department: Xray
      • CBA Code: Non-Union -Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.________Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: - - -The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. - We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: University of Chicago Medicine, Orland Park , Radiology Technologist, Registry, Healthcare , Orland Park, Illinois

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