Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 6/23/2020

MRI Tech, MRI Department, per diem, varied shifts.

Position Function:

  • Performs a wide variety of MRI/MRA procedures, which require use of independent judgment, initiative, and ingenuity.
  • Assumes responsibility for quality of work in designated area and provides quality care to the patient.
  • Assures efficiency and effectiveness of patient care services

II. Job Relationships:

  • This position reports directly to the Lead MRI Technologist and works collaboratively with the medical staff, nursing, imaging department peers and other clients.

III. Authority:

  • Has the authority and responsibility for assuring quality imaging in accordance with physician directions and/or imaging protocols
  • Has the authority and responsibility for restricting access to the imaging area to assure patient and visitor safety.

IV. A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers, and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
  • Attends in-service lectures, seminars related to MR and maintains documentation of specialized training in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Participates in the development and evaluation of policies and procedures concerning MR
  • Assists in the orientation of technologists to MR
  • Performs regular testing n MR equipment as defined by vendor recommendations and medical center policy; reports problems
  • Assists radiologist in performing all interventional MR examinations
  • Performs all necessary functions to provide efficient patient care including clerical and transport duties
  • Completes all patient tracking functions to ensure proper and accurate billing, report transcription and image retrieval
  • Completes all PACs duties to assure accuracy of imaging record and timeliness of interpretation
  • Participates in all quality assurance program
  • Promotes professional image by adhering to dress code
  • Commits to following ARRT code of ethics

B. Responsibilities/Non-Essential Functions:

  • Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.

V. Reporting Requirements:

  • Reports appropriate information to radiologists and medical staff when requested
  • Reports problems, issues and patients/physician concerns as appropriate Lead Technologist, Operations Manager and/or Administrative Director

VI. Accountability:

  • Accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all hospital, medical staff and patient related data and information
  • Maintains excellent communication with patients, referring physicians, nursing staff, and other clients
  • Responsible for the quality produced and submitted to the Radiologists for interpretation
  • Accountable for abiding by all St. Elizabeth's Medical Center and site policies and procedures
  • Accountable for assuring a safe environment for patients
  • Accountable for following JCAHO, DPH, and HIPPA requirements

VII. Qualifications:

Minimum Education:

Minimum Experience:

  • In depth knowledge of MR imaging procedures at a level gained through 1-2 years experience as an MR technologist
  • Thorough knowledge of normal cross sectional anatomy

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Work requires vast knowledge of MR procedures and equipment operation
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of normal cross sectional anatomy

Certification/Licensure:

  • Certification as an MR technologist
  • ARRT eligible and/or Certification as an MR Tech through 2 year school program and ARRT eligible

Training:

  • Additional MR specific didactic training preferred

Special Qualifications:

  • Must have and maintain BLS certification or obtain certification within three (3) months of hire date
  • Must obtain required CEU hours to maintain state licensure and national registration

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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