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OR Radiographer, Full-time, Rotating

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Memorial Hospital Job REQID 37608 Job Function Imaging and Radiology Shift Rotating Apply Now

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital enjoys a teaching and service partnership with Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, an integration that provides patients access to leading-edge clinical trials and fosters an environment of world-class patient care, academic inquiry and innovative research. Northwestern Memorial Hospital has also received Magnet® recognition*, the gold-standard for nursing excellence, from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

The OR Radiographer reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The OR Radiographer performs radiologic procedures under the medical direction of an attending radiologist to generate information necessary for the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of inpatients and/or outpatients. Services are provided in accordance with industry standards, department protocols, and hospital policies and procedures.

In addition to performing all of the duties of a Staff Radiographer, a OR Radiographer performs all OR/Surgical related radiographic and fluoroscopic imaging procedures, operates all surgery equipment including but not limited to portables, C-Arms and Vascular rooms, performs and supports Lithotripsy surgical procedures as needed, and takes on specified additional responsibilities as assigned by the Manager and Resource Coordinator.

AA/EOE

Qualifications

Required:

  • State of Illinois, Department of Nuclear Safety license (IDNS)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • CPR Certification (BLS)
  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of Radiologic Technology
  • Analytical ability is required
  • Communication skill is required in order to teach and lead
  • Ability to interact effectively and collaborate with others in challenging situations
  • Work requires the ability to walk throughout the medical center campus and requires standing or walking most of the designated shift
  • Work requires lifting or carrying objects 35-40 lbs, and lifting and positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs
  • The ability to visually check documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter or retrieve data, manage equipment and examine specimens, images or reports is required
  • Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials, radioactive elements and/or strong, hazardous chemical agents.

Preferred:

  • Baccalaureate degree

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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