Under direct supervision, provides health care services, applying ionizing radiation to assist in diagnosis or treatment of patients receiving care throughout Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). Performs medical imaging techniques including mammography and related procedures to demonstrate breast anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgement in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complimentary to medical ethics. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Completion of an American Medical Association (AM.A.) approved School of Radiologic Technology (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Mammography certification from the American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Active and Current license in good standing with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) (Must provide proof at time of interview)
One (1) year of clinical experience as a Mammography Technologist OR Three (3) years of experience as a staff radiologic technician with one ( 1) year of experience performing mammography procedures
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County Health & Hospitals System(CCHHS)
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.