MRI TECH PRN

Shift: Variable
Schedule: PRN Per Diem

This position is responsible for assisting in the delivery of personalized, professional and quality patient care, internal and external customer service, performance of all Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examinations, adherence of MRI safety rules, transportation of patients to and from Imaging Services, preparation of all departmental paperwork, answering the department’s telephone, scheduling of patients, entering and retrieving patient information from the Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) and Hospital Information System (HIS) and maintaining the work area in a clean and organized manner.

 

JOB COMPENTENCIES

 

•           Personal Effectiveness - Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, “can do” attitude

•           Innovation and change - Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges

•           Fostering Teamwork - Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them

•           Quality Services - Delivers high quality services to internal and external customers, accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations & services respond to the needs of caregivers

•           Integrity - Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

•           Maintains effective communication with medical staff, administrative staff, nursing staff and other team members.

•           Assists the organization in incorporating the guiding principles into its radiology practice.

•           Ascertains the delivery of patient care is provided in a personalized, professional and quality manner.

•           Ascertains that Joint Commission, local, state and federal accrediting and licensing bodies’ requirements are met.

•           Ascertains that the delivery of patient care is compliant with the accrediting and regulatory agencies.

•           Assists in the Quality Assurance / Improvement Program of Imaging Services.

•           Performs quality control on equipment and notifies management immediately of any potential malfunction or hazard of equipment.

•           Adheres to MRI safety rules ensuring the safety of patients, visitors and staff members.

•           Explains MRI procedure to the patient and/or family member in a thorough and professional manner.

•           Performs MRI procedures ascertaining appropriate imaging parameters are utilized, providing physician with a quality diagnostic procedure.

•           Enters and retrieves patient information from the Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) in a proficient manner.

•           Enters and retrieves patient information from the Hospital Information System (HIS) in a proficient manner.

•           Provides minimal nursing care to patient, ascertaining the patient is comfortable in the department. Seeks additional nursing or physician assistance when necessary.

•           Transports patients to and from Imaging Services ascertaining that the patient is relocated without injury or incident.

•           Orders supplies for the division, ensuring that patient care is not interrupted.

•           Prepares and maintains department paperwork, verifying accuracy of information.

•           Ascertains that the delivery of patient care and billing are compliant with the accrediting and regulatory agencies.

•           Ascertains that patient charges are entered correctly.

•           Releases patient information in accordance with policies and procedures and accrediting and regulatory agencies.

•           Answers telephones in a courteous and professional manner within three (3) rings.

•           Schedules patient examinations according to departmental procedures.

•           Maintains MRI procedure rooms and work area in a clean and organized manner.

•           Any other duty that may be assigned.

 

 

A.        Education/Skills/Experience:

•           High School Diploma or equivalent.

•           Completion of required education to obtain registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for MRI.

•           Previous employment as a MRI Technologist preferred.

 

B.        Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:

•           Registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) preferred.

•           Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association.

•           ARRT and BLS must be current at all times during employment. Must obtain ARRT credentials within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain or maintain ARRT and BLS status may result in termination of employment.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.