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SSM Health Radiology Technologist in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

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IL-SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon

Worker Type:

Regular

Job Highlights:

Great Opportunity at Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon Hospital as a Rad Tech! We offer Full-time, Part-time, PRN , and Weekend Option Shifts Available. We offer great benefits and a great work environment! Apply to learn more.

Schedule Options: Day Shift and Night Shift Available.

Sign-on Bonus: Sign-on Bonuses are for qualified external candidates for certain positions. Internal candidates, please check with your recruiter to see what options are available for you.

Benefits: Competitive, affordable health insurance including but not limited to:

  • Getting paid every day!

  • Access up to $5,250 in tuition coverage per year

  • Paid maternity & paternity coverage

  • Adoption assistance

  • Various competitive health insurance options & wellness plans

  • Retirement benefits including employer matching plans

  • Long & short-term disability

  • Employee assistance programs (EAP)

*Please note, benefits and eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply.

Job Summary:

Takes x-rays of designated parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes and provides support for the imaging department. This position only performs plain films and fluoro.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Explains procedures to patient to ensure understanding. Provides appropriate educational material.

  • Transports patients to and from clinical areas and verifies patient identity according to policies and procedures. Assists technologists with preparing patient for radiology exam by positioning the patient for the procedure.

  • Assists technologists with filing, delivering and retrieving patient reports and charts, matching films to folders, and delivery of reports to patient units/physicians.

  • Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines. Prevents patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.

  • Prepares and administers contrast media and medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Observes patient during procedure and reports abnormal activity. Monitors protocols and recommends updates or refinements as warranted.

  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

  • May perform limited CT procedures in emergent situations when CT Technologist is not on site.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree or completion of a radiology certification program

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent lifting/moving of patients.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Rare kneeling and sitting.

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

State of Work Location: Illinois

  • Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

And

  • Radiologic Technologists - Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)

Or

  • Radiologic Technologists – Temporary Accreditation - Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)

And

  • ARRT-R Radiography - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Licenses / Certifications:

ARRT-R Radiography - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - ARRT-R Radiography within 6 months - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), FUTURE - Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days - American Heart Association (AHA), Radiographer, Licensed - Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Radiologic Technologists - Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), Radiologic Technologists – Temporary Accreditation - Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)

Work Shift:

Variable Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:

3001000046 Cath Lab

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

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