Company: Carle Health
Posted on: November 23, 2022
The Radiologic Technologist performs diagnostic general
radiological procedures utilizing various imaging equipment to
assist in diagnosis of disease and injuries.
Associate's Degree in Related Field or Certificate in Radiologic
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
IEMA Radiography License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support
(BLS) within 30 days and Radiography (R)(ARRT) within 1 year.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Positive attitude and demonstrated willingness to assess and
improve work environment. Ability to perform multiple tasks while
coordinating patient flow and a variety of technical procedures
requiring independent judgment and initiative.
- Performs radiographic procedures by acquiring and processing
patient exams in accordance with accreting bodies and/or
manufacturer guidelines and as outlined in department protocols.
Reviews cases with the radiologist when appropriate. Reviews labs
and patient history to perform correct exam. Administers IV
contrast and oral/rectal contrast when appropriate. Recognizes and
responds to any adverse reactions or allergic reactions.
Administers IV contrast material by means of existing IV line or by
performing veni-puncture. Screens the patient for possibility of
pregnancy and performs pregnancy testing if applicable.
- Responsible to review radiology orders for completeness and
accuracy. Reviews patient history and supporting clinical data for
medical necessity. Takes steps to acquire additional information if
needed from the patient, ordering provider and/or Radiologist.
- Demonstrates acceptable imaging quality standards by critiquing
positioning, technical factors and alignment. Reviews patient data
for accuracy, quality and completeness.
- Transfers and verifies image data in PACS and provides
necessary medical history and information for Radiologist
interpretation. Utilizes the web servers and email systems to send
exams for preliminary readings after hours.
- Responsible for maintaining imaging equipment and workplace
environment including maintaining supply inventories and
orderliness of work area. Recognizes malfunctions and service needs
and reports service needs in a timely manner.
- Ensures patient, visitor and environmental safety. Reports
safety events immediately including those that are a near
- Assists in instruction of students and new staff as necessary.
May perform duties of Rad Tech Lead or Imaging Coordinator in
- Meets productivity levels as established by department
benchmarking. Assists other areas during downtimes so to maintain
- May be required to perform duties of other modalities within
the department to which licensers are held by the
- Complies with other job descriptions of cross-trained
modalities also performed within the department.
- Required secondary registries are not required for cross
trained modalities at HRHC unless otherwise required by specific
compliance, licensure, or accrediting bodies.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption,
healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative
Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Urbana, Illinois
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