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MRI Technologist-PRN

Company: Fort Jesse Imaging & Gale Keeran Center for Women
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Join an energetic, patient-focused team! Fort Jesse Imaging Center is currently seeking an experienced MRI Technologist for a PRN position at our outpatient imaging center located in Normal. Weekend hours required.
NOTE: COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, or approved exemptions are required for employment at Fort Jesse Imaging.JOB SUMMARY:Under the direction of the Radiology Medical Director, the MRI technologist:

  • Performs routine to complex magnetic resonance procedures and related techniques, producing images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner.
  • Ensures services are performed in a safe environment in accordance with established guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Serves as part of the imaging center team and seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    • Receives, relays, and documents verbal, written, and electronic orders in the patient's medical record.
    • Corroborates patient's clinical history with physician's order and procedure, ensuring information is documented and available for use by a licensed independent practitioner. May also verify informed consent, if applicable.
    • Assumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures.
    • Identifies, prepares, and/or administers medications as prescribed by and under the direction of a licensed independent practitioner in accordance with state and federal regulations.
    • Applies principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others, when taking radiographs.
    • Performs venipuncture and maintains intravenous access as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
    • Identifies, prepares, positions patient, and competently performs procedure by using established MR protocols or as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner for diagnostic interpretation or intervention, to achieve the highest quality image.
    • Evaluates images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded.
    • Identifies and manages emergency situations.
    • Provides education to patients, as well as students and other health care providers.
    • Performs ongoing quality assurance activities.
    • Conducts POC Creatinine clearance testing in accordance with established MR protocols or as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner for diagnostic interpretation.
    • Knowledge of emergency shut-down procedures and how to properly react to a quench.
    • Selects appropriate pulse sequences with consideration given to established protocols and other factors influencing data acquisition parameters.
    • Manipulates and reconstructs digital data for display or hard copy records, ensuring proper identification is evident.
    • Maintains archival storage of digital data as appropriate.
    • Assists in maintaining supply inventory.
    • Follows established Safety Standards to ensure a safe environment for self, patients, visitors, and staff (including contracted staff).
    • As required, instructs students and residents and performs preceptor duties as necessary.
    • Establishes ownership of clinical area by taking pride in appearance and readiness of exam rooms, equipment, and supplies.
    • Participates in performance improvement activities.
    • Demonstrates consistent use of AIDET (Acknowledge patient, Introduce yourself, provide Duration/timeline for test, Explain the test, & Thank them for choosing our center) and HEAL ( Hear them out, Empathize, Apologize, & Leap into action to solve) when interacting with patients/customers.
    • Takes the initiative to help other modalities/areas of the Imaging Center as assigned or when work load/area allows.
    • Attends/participates in staff meetings, in-services, and center-wide meetings as scheduled.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned.. Requirements:EXPERIENCE:
      • Up to 5 years experience as a MRI TechnologistEDUCATION:
        • Must have a minimum Associates Degree in Radiology or be a graduate of an accredited two-year radiology program.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Must be certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Radiography and maintain current valid registration from ARRT. Must also hold a MR advanced registration through ARRT or must obtain it within their first 12 months of employment. Additionally, must meet the state licensure requirement for the state in which they practice. BLS certification required within 60 days of hire.SKILLS/ABILITIES:
          • Knowledge of routine to complex MRI procedures and protocols.
          • Skill in operation of MRI equipment as well as applicable ancillary equipment.
          • Ability to work independently and multitask.
          • Ability to provide documentation accurately and concisely.
          • Demonstrates understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiopharmacology, and medical terminology.
          • Knowledge of computer applications, including information and billing systems, keyboard input, digital archiving, and retrieving of data.Our outpatient imaging center offers competitive salary and benefits. Pre-employment drug screen and background check are required. If qualified, please apply today for immediate consideration.OIA partners with local healthcare providers to develop, own and operate quality, easily accessible, service-oriented outpatient diagnostic imaging centers. To learn more, visit us at www.oiarad.com.Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Fort Jesse Imaging & Gale Keeran Center for Women, Normal , MRI Technologist-PRN, Other , Normal, Illinois

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