Radiology Technologist - Kindred Hospital Chicago North
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 466117
Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Radiology Technologist! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patientsâ€™ home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employeeâ€™s dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as a Radiology Technologist.
As a Radiology Technologist you Â will:
Â Receives, relays and documents verbal, facsimile, electronic and/or telephone orders in the patient's chart as permitted by State and Institutional policies
Follows prescribed techniques in administering general and specific X-rays. (Adjusts equipment; determines proper voltage, current and desired exposure time; arranges immobilization and support devices to obtain position of patient; adjusts lead shield; and selects proper film).
Determines technique for ionizing radiation during radiologic exams.
Prepares barium preparation and other chemical mixtures for X-rays.
Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient's condition.
Develops film in accordance with photographic techniques.
Cleans and disinfects X-ray room and equipment.
Prepares patient for X-ray: explains procedures, transfers patient to table, positions patient and assists patient at end of procedures.
As a Radiology Technologist you will have:
Completion of ARRT accredited program
The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration.Â Current CPR certification. State certifications/licensure as required by the state in which employed
One year experience in diagnostic imaging
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