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Radiology Technologist II

Company: SSM Health
Location: Monroe
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The hours for this position will be Monday-Friday 6 am -3 pm,; 2 of every 3 weekend rotation on the PM shift; and 2 holidays per year. Also requires back-up on-call a few days per month at the most, which rarely requires being called in.This position will work in the hospital and the clinics, including Illinois. The IL licensure is reimbursable.Takes x-rays of designated parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes and provides support for the imaging department. This position performs plain films, fluoro, portables, and OR exams.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. Prepares patient for radiology exam by positioning the patient for the procedure.
  • 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.
  • Maintains a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms 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 degreeEXPERIENCE
      • No experience requiredPHYSICAL 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.SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

Keywords: SSM Health, Rockford , Radiology Technologist II, Healthcare , Monroe, Illinois

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