CAT TECHNOLOGIST- JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL Job Number: 00121065
Job Posting: Oct 11, 2018, 9:01:40 PM Closing Date: Oct 26, 2018, 4:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 4:00 P.M. Shift End Time: 12:00 A.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 73 Posting Salary: $26.881/Hourly
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital
SHIFT: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Under the general direction of a Radiologist or a Physician, the CAT Technologist performs CAT Scan examinations on in-patients and out-patients. Processes and critiques radiographic images, produce scans, monitors the CAT Scanner and performs other job related duties as assigned. Practices infection control and adheres to radiation safety measures.
Must be a graduate of a two-year American Medical Association approved School of Radiologic Technology( Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Must be certified in CT through the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) OR eligible for certification within one (1) year of hire (Must provide proof of status at time of interview)
Must have a minimum of one (1) year of full-time work experience in performing C.A.T
Must be licensed by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card or a certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Basic knowledge of computer science and computer terminology.
Basic knowledge of C.A.T scanning and PACS procedures.
Ability to lift 25lbs and over
Basic Knowledge of Infection Control and Safety guidelines.
Knowledge of Cerner, PC Computer Systems, PACS
Thorough Knowledge of anatomical structures and basic body physiology related to developmental stages and the aging process.
Demonstrate continuing education in professional practice and technical skills
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.