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Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Diagnostic Services at University of Illinois

Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Diagnostic Services

University of Illinois Chicago, IL (Onsite) Full-Time
Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist- Diagnostic Services

Hiring Department: Diagnostic Services

Hiring Unit: University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UI Health)

Location: Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1016510

Work Schedule: Flexible shift (1st/2nd) and rotating weekends 8 hours per week

Posting Close Date: 04/03/2023

Position Number: CE4350

About the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health)

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health SciencesSystem (UI Health) provides comprehensive care, education, and research to thepeople of Illinois and beyond. A part of the University of Illinois at Chicago(UIC), UI Health comprises a clinical enterprise that includes a 495-bedtertiary care hospital, 22 outpatient clinics, and 13 Mile Square Health Centerfacilities, which are Federally Qualified Health Centers. It also includes theseven UIC health science colleges: the College of Applied Health Sciences; theCollege of Dentistry; the School of Public Health; the Jane Addams College ofSocial Work; and the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing, including regionalcampuses in Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Springfield, and Urbana. UI Healthis dedicated to the pursuit of health equity.
UI Health is seeking a part-time Computed Tomography Technologist (CT) to join the Diagnostic Services Team. This role at this level will take and process Computed Tomography (CT) images that are used in medical diagnoses. These images are interpreted by physicians to locate injuries, foreign bodies, pathological conditions, or lesions within the body. The employees work under the direct supervision of higher-level personnel.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Obtains medical history pertinent to the exam being performed within the guidelines set forth by HIPPA.
  • Must use two patient identifiers to identify patients as required by hospital policy before starting any procedure.
  • Perform computed tomography procedures according to pre-programmed protocols which require complete knowledge of anatomical positioning and physiology for both adults and pediatrics.,
  • Be able to use independent selection and modification of technical factors will produce optimum results only if necessary due to patient history.
  • Position patients and the CT table plus transfer on/off table. Provide immobilization devices when necessary.
  • Assist in the clinical instruction of students by completing evaluations and reviewing scans. May apply to ancillary personnel also.
  • Able to perform venipuncture and administer contrast media according to Radiology Policy and Procedures.
  • Rotate shifts as required.
  • Participate in in-service education as assigned as well as annually reviewing on the internet both Image Gently and Image Wisely information as required by the Joint Commission
  • Maintain ARRT and IEMA credentials for CT position.
  • Perform CT procedures in the appropriate timeframe.
  • Ability to perform CT exams with the minimum radiation dose to patients utilizing proper protocols and protection devices as needed.
  • Alert supervisor of equipment failure.
  • Perform daily QA and fast calculation on the CT scanner.
  • Assist in the clinical instructions or training of students or ancillary personnel.
  • Support departmental and hospital goals and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Seeks and accepts opportunities to increased job related knowledge and skills.
  • Attend lectures and demonstrate to Radiographer Specialist and Manager the ability to interact and physically handle patients from geriatric, adult, adolescent, pediatric and neo-natal patients.
  • Effectively utilize all information systems containing relevant patient information in RIS, EMR, and PACS.
  • Complete incomplete work lists at the end of shift and performing the necessary follow-up and/or communication for complete reconciliation.
  • Maintain and order supplies as needed in the respective CT area.
  • Provide On-Call coverage as needed.
  • Performs other duties as necessary for the work described.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
  1. Current/valid registration and certification in Computed Tomography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  2. Current/valid accreditation as a Radiologic Technologist by the State of Illinois (IEMA).
  3. Current/valid American Heart Association BLS (CPR) certification.
  4. Two (2) years (24 months) of work experience as a radiologic technologist.

For full consideration please upload your certifications with your application and please list on your application along with your full work history.

To Apply: For fullest consideration click on the Apply Now button, please fully complete all sections of the onlineapplication including adding your full work history with specific details ofyour duties & responsibilities for each position held. Fully completethe education, licensure, certification and language sections. Youmay upload a resume, cover letter, certifications, licensures, transcripts anddiplomas within the application.

Please note that once you have submitted your application you will not be able to make any changes. In order to revise your application you must withdraw and reapply. You will not be able to reapply after the posting close date. Please ensure the application is fully completed and all supporting documents have been uploaded before the posting close date.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation

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