Catholic Health Initiatives MRI TECHNOLOGIST (MRI) PRN - Weekends, First Shift (2510001993) in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

MRI TECHNOLOGIST (MRI) PRN - Weekends, First Shift (2510001993)

Description

JOB SUMMARY :

The MRI Technologist performs departmental MRI examinations, assists the

radiologist during procedures, produces high quality images.

Serves the following age – specific patient populations: pediatrics, adolescents,

adults and geriatrics

Essential Duties:

  • Executes all diagnostic MRI procedures operating equipment such as a 1.5 Magnet and/or laser processors and associated patient care equipment; follows formal protocols for all work assignments; explains procedure(s) to patient and responds to questions; completes assigned examinations including filming, jacket retrieval, pulling previous exam and report, cleaning of room.

  • Delivers patient care for all age groups while using diagnostic imaging equipment, serving as a liaison between patient and radiologist; provides physician with pertinent information related to diagnosis and treatment management of a patient; performs basic nursing activities in regard to patient care; responds to emergency situations while delivering patient care; consults with nursing floor regarding changes in patient's condition; documents in-patient charts with patient care notes and completes incident forms for the time patient is in the MRI suite..

  • Provides for patient comfort and safety with respect to the high field magnet by utilizing appropriate procedures/accessories; operates equipment consistent with standard usage guidelines and techniques.

  • Performs incidental general office duties such as answering phones, scheduling, filing and maintaining patient records; ensures that information on MRI patients is recorded in the appropriate manner.

  • Participates in Quality Improvement audits and activities as required.

  • Recognizes that continuing education is vital to maintaining and advancing the profession; keeps MRI skills current, demonstrating evidence of continuing education to include department meetings, individualized learning opportunities from radiologist and related classes.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Graduate of accredited school of a radiologic technology

  • Registered in Radiography Required

  • Graduate of a MRI program preferred

  • Registered or registry eligible in MRI with 1 year of Employment

  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Required

Experience:

  • One year prior experience preferred.

Equipment/Skills:

  • All Diagnostic Imaging approved instrumentation, computers and communication equipment.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CBCHI

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule First Shift

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0120841