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Lead Reg Radiologic Tech- PH Electrophysiology Full-time Days

Location Palos Heights, Illinois Business Unit Palos Hospital Job REQID 131973 Job Function Imaging and Radiology Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $38.06+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


  • The Lead Reg Radiologic Tech 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.

Under the general supervision of the Diagnostic Supervisor, oversees evening shift operations of Radiology.  Perform all duties and responsibilities as a radiologic technologist I in a manner that is appropriate for the individual and consistent with Palos Community Hospital’s mission and initiatives.

  • Oversee daily activities of Diagnostic Radiology including managing the work-flow for out-patients, in-patients, and emergency patients during shift.
  • Function as radiology department liaison with other areas of the hospital.
  • Assess staff productivity and initiate low census flexing as appropriate.
  • Review and approve staff images for appropriate positioning and technique as needed. Alerts technologist directly when work is inaccurate or outside of department standards.
  • Keeps staff informed of changes in processes and protocols and communicates with Radiology Manager and Radiology supervisor to resolve quality issues.
  • Monitor staff compliance with department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Perform various radiographic procedures that produce optimal images according to department policies and operate radiographic equipment according to established guidelines, including fixed and mobile units.
  • Utilize appropriate radiation safety methods for patients, visitors, and all staff.  Includes but is not limited to collimation, shielding and technical settings of equipment.
  • Meet the individual physical and mental needs of patients during procedures including comfort, privacy, confidentiality, and timely communication.
  • Provide explanation of procedure, discharge information and expectations for completion of the procedure and receiving results.
  • Review procedure requisitions for appropriateness.  Documents pertinent patient information according to department policies.
  • Maintain skills and knowledge to provide care appropriate to the age or ability of each patient.
  • Review each examination for technical accuracy and communicates pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of the patient following the procedure.  (SBAR).
  • Identify anatomical orientation on all required images and ensures proper identification on all images.
  • Use computer system to document correctly and accurately patient information to ensure the quality of patient care.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform all necessary computer operations to ensure examination documentation and charges.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in acceptable working order and cleanliness.
  • Assist student technologists during assignment to clinical rotation.
  • Follow infection control procedures at all times.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all hospital-related information.
  • Report all safety hazards that could harm patients, visitors or other hospital employees to appropriate supervisors immediately at all times.
  • Establish and maintain a good rapport and cooperative working relationship with all department staff, hospital staff, patients, families and hospital visitors.
  • Assist all patients, family members, physicians, visitors, and employees in a friendly, cooperative manner.
  • Follow hospital policies for safety.  Complies with specific department responsibilities during fire drills or alarms.
  • Assure that self and staff adhere to mandated Patient Identification, Time-Out Protocols, appropriate labeling of drugs and contrast media.






  • Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiology Technology.
  • Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or eligible.
  • Must be licensed with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency – Division of Nuclear Safety.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a Radiologic Technologist. 
  • Previous experience in Electrophysiology or Cath Lab.
  • Must be CPR certified through the American Heart Association.


  • Membership in the American Society of Radiologic Technologist.
  • Supervisor experience is preferred.

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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