Jan 14, 2022

Radiology Tech - Diagnostic Radiology, Casual, Rotating

  • Northwestern Medicine
  • Lake Forest, IL, USA
Imaging

Job Description

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

**This is a Casual position located at Lake Forest Hospital. Weekend (Saturday & Sunday) availability required with weekday, day shift preferred. Holiday rotation required.**

The Radiology Tech reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all exams are ordered correctly in HIS/RIS, charged and tracked accurately.
  • Positions and immobilizes patient on examining table.
  • Enters data such as anatomical area to be radiographed and selects proper technique.
  • Communicates with patient before procedure to obtain history, explain risks and what can be expected; communicates during procedure to monitor safety, and comfort.
  • Views images on video display screen to ensure quality of pictures; produces radiographs.
  • Obtains "wet reading" from radiologist.
  • Assists in the reception area.
  • Burns CDs and produces film copies when requested.
  • Maintains and cleans work area and equipment.
  • Receives and reviews orders, prioritizes urgent exams.
  • Replenishes supplies and stocks rooms as needed.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Qualifications

Required:

  • ARRT, IEMA.
  • 2 to 3 years of undergraduate education or equivalent.
  • Must demonstrate thorough working knowledge of the practices in a specialized field.
  • One year or less of related work experience required, demonstrating familiarity with routines and procedures customary to the position.

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.