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Special Procedures Tech - FT, Day - St. Joseph Chicago

Date: Sep 16, 2019

Requisition ID: 65868

Ministry:  Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)



Department: 20123070 Cardiac Cath Lab SJH 

Daily Hours: 10
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Special Procedures Technologist performs all radiographic and/or fluoroscopic procedures while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license.



  1. Reports reactions, complications, changes in condition, etc. to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and nursing unit.
  2. Maintains for departmental records. Accurately and promptly documents in departmental records (film, file and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc
  3. Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check. Operates hospital computer system. Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions. Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.
  4. Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists as necessary. Explains procedure and provides education as appropriate.
  5. Performs all radiographic and/or fluoroscopic procedures in a sterile/surgical environment and verification/administration of contrast media with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures, radiation protection and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience

Graduate from an approved program in Radiologic Technology. Minimum two years of previous Radiologic experience preferred.


Computer Skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety (IDNS) license and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification in Radiologic Technology or eligibility is required. Special training needed in Digital Subtraction Technology.

Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago
Department Name: Cardiac Cath Lab SJH

Job Function: Support Services 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Physiology, Rad Tech, Radiologist, QC, Lab Technician, Healthcare, Quality