Catholic Health Initiatives MRI Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging (Days) Supplemental in HOUSTON, Texas
MRI Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging (Days) Supplemental
CHI St. Luke’s Health – The Vintage Hospital is specifically
designed to offer a compassionate healing environment while providing its
unique brand of care to the Northwest Houston community. As well as named one
of “The 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States” for 2014 by Soliant
Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco
Uses machines that utilize strong
magnets and radio waves, instead of radiation to create body images; is trained
as a radiology technologist who Works in the imaging department, and has
specific training to perform complex diagnostic and therapeutic technical
procedures in the MRI department.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - ARRT
(R)(MR); must maintain current
- Certified by Texas Department of
Health as Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist – MRT; must maintain
- CPR/BLS certification
Minimum years in field previous to
employment: None required
- Responsible in enforcing magnetic
field safety for MRI patients, operator and visitors.
- Monitors the patient’s
condition before and after the scan to ensure patient safety and
- Explains testing procedures to
patient ensuring patient understands what the involvement of the
- Positions and instructs the
patient about the preparation for the MRI test
- Knowledge of cross-sectional
anatomy of the head, thorax and abdomen, physiology, and MRI terminology,
practices and procedures
- Be familiar with specific MRI
- Maintain patient
confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA guidelines.
- Prepares equipment ensuring
that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic
- Problem solves equipment
failure and imaging quality and contacts service representative and CES
regarding equipment problems.
- Completes all quality checks
and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained.
- Completes all clinical supply
inventory, ensuring that each diagnostic room is complete with the necessary
supplies required to perform the procedures.
- Actively Participates with
patient exams, performing routine, urgent, and emergent patient
- Assists with patients with
basic clinical care.
- Assists with patient
scheduling when required.
- Ensures that patient
orientation, patient preparation/history and patient teaching is provided prior,
during and following exam completion.
- Reviews the physician orders
to verify the types of diagnostic exam requested and that the indication for the
procedure is consistent.
- Selects the specific equipment
settings for the prescribed exam and modifies the settings to ensure optimal
image quality is obtained.
- Completes the diagnostic exam
according to specific departmental procedural protocols. Each exam has specific
- Obtains assistance with any
procedure which are not completed, or if there are any patient care
- Completes patient visit by
ensuring that the exam is complete, the documentation has been processed
including patient charges and the patient has been discharged
- Completes image processing,
PACS QA, including the documentation of logs, demographic and diagnostic
information required for departmental, hospital and patient record
- Completes all image
Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKE VINTAGE
Daily Schedule Part Time
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0103411