Facility: Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
Department: Diagnostic Imaging
City: Barrington, IL
Shift Type: Full Time - Day
For more than 35 years, Good Shepherd Hospital has served the community by providing quality, compassionate health care services to families throughout the northwest suburbs. Today, more than 700 physicians representing over 50 medical specialties have chosen to affiliate with Good Shepherd Hospital. Highly-skilled physicians and clinical professionals provide a comprehensive range of services including nationally acclaimed cardiovascular care, advanced surgical capabilities, emergency services backed by the resources of a level II trauma center and a state-of-the-art Birth Center. A nationally-recognized cancer program, a health & fitness center as well as an extensive range of outpatient services round out our health care program.
The Radiological Technologist is a healthcare professional who, through the use of specialized equipment and at the direction of a qualified physician, performs procedures on patients leading to the diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired heart disease and peripheral vascular disease. In addition, the Radiological Technologist functions as an intermediary for patients, patients' families and physicians.
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiological Technology Program
Procedural Experience with Invasive Cardiology experience preferred
Prior experience working with cardiac patients preferred
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
AART and licensed with the Illinois IEMA Division of Nuclear Safety
Ability to function in a high stress environment lifts and moves heavy patients, and stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to work flexible hours and work on an on~call basis.
This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups treated (i.e. understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging). Prior experience with various age groups is preferred.
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.