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CT Radiographer - Day Shift- Registry (184329-087) - Radiology Technologist

Company: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

CT Radiographer - Day Shift- Registry (184329-087)The CT Radiographer will perform computed tomography and related procedures according to established protocols to demonstrate sectional anatomic images for interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner.

The CT Radiographer will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The CT Radiographer will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Core Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

* Performs computed tomography and related procedures to make sectional anatomic images for interpretation by a licensed practitioner.
* Performs Point of Care (POC) Creatinine testing prior to any contrast studies, as needed.
* Evaluates procedure requests and assesses patients to determine appropriate protocols and methods of application.
* Evaluates the resultant images in comparison with industry standards referring to appropriate reference materials for clarification.
* Provides patient education and explanation regarding procedures.
* Performs preliminary interpretation, customizing the procedure accordingly and expediting radiologist intervention when necessary.
* Notifies physicians of changes in patient conditions or regarding unique imaging characteristics.
* Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Reporting Relationships

* Reports directly to the Manager, Radiology

Working Conditions

* Normal office environment with little or no exposure to dust or extreme temperature.

Required Experience

* Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology from an accredited Radiologic Technology program or equivalent work experience of five years or more
* Certification in Radiography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology
* Certification or certification eligible ARRT (CT)
* Active license with Illinois Emergency Management Department of Nuclear Safety Administration
* CPR certification
* Excellent interpersonal verbal communication skills.
* Demonstrates a level of flexibility to accommodate daily schedules and high level of productivity.

About Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is the global leader in physical medicine and rehabilitation for adults and children with the most severe, complex conditions. By joining our team, you will be part of our life-changing Mission and Vision. You'll work in a truly inclusive environment where diversity and equity are championed through words and actions. You'll contribute to an innovative culture that is second to none, one that embraces curiosity, discovery and compassion. You'll play a role in something that's never been done before as we integrate science and clinical care to help patients achieve better, faster outcomes - as we Advance Human Ability, together.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago , CT Radiographer - Day Shift- Registry (184329-087) - Radiology Technologist, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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