Surgical Imaging Technologist

Unitypoint Health Rock Island , IL 61204

Posted 2 months ago


Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Diagnostic Radiology services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all Radiology exams, but primarily those performed in the operating room.

UnityPoint Health

  • Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity's hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa

  • Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.


Job Performance:

  • Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures and the administration of contrast media.

  • Correctly performs all prescribed Radiology procedures in an efficient manner.

  • Is able to work independently and critique exams.

  • Utilizes good judgment to plan effectively and solve problems.

  • Is cognizant of radiation safety to self and others.

  • Demonstrates competency in the storage and transfer of exams.

  • Fosters rapport with surgeons to enhance relations between O.R. and Radiology.

  • Must be available for regular rotations of on-call responsibilities.

  • Assists in Diagnostic Radiology as volumes allow.

Patient Care Services:

  • Provides patient education and insures correct consent forms are signed.

  • Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate care.

  • Obtains and records adequate patient history and interprets physician's orders correctly.

  • Correctly orders, tracks and charges exams in a timely fashion.

Quality Improvement:

  • Assures that equipment is in proper working order and reports any malfunctions to the campus managers.

  • Logs in technical information ,completes reports and surveys, and complies with all regulatory agencies.

  • Completes Occurrence Reports as needed

  • Participates in hospital wide Performance Improvement as needed.


EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Graduate of JRCERT approved school for Radiologic Technology. Previous experience as a Radiologic technologist is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Broad experience and varied technical expertise, initiative, independent judgment, interacts well with people, possesses ability to supervise, is responsible and has knowledge of and abides by rules of regulatory agencies. Some clerical and computer knowledge is required.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Must be registered by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or be registry eligible and sit for the boards within 6 weeks. Must have a current license from the State of Illinois Emergency Management Agency and/or the Iowa Department of Public Health. CPR certification required.

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