Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2021
  • Job ID:
    21010058
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

MRI Tech - PRN - Lake Wales

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Lake Wales 

•A historic community with a hometown family feel; voted “friendliest small town in FL”

•Surrounded by golf courses, beautiful lakes, and outdoor adventures

•The facility is just 20 minutes away from LEGOLAND Florida

•Faith-based work environment

•Great benefits

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, primary duties include imaging both neuro and body scans on patients from neonate to geriatric, following the age specific guidelines of the facilities parameters, transmitting images for diagnostic interpretation, and keeping the hospital computer system up to date with the progress of these exams. The MRI technologist actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all, while implementing the principles of the facility.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs all exams using established protocols. Uses facility policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. Properly screens patients for any contrast allergies
  • Completes all exams in a timely manner, keeps work flow moving, and minimizes empty table time. Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and discharge of OP’s
  • Performs all types of imaging procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors, monitors, and medical equipment. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients of all ages, adapting protocols as necessary
  • Properly screens patients of childbearing age, and operates all imaging equipment in a safe manner minimizing radiation exposure to patients, families, and co-workers.  Practices infection control standards, and utilizes approved PPE and disinfectant agents.  Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room. Performs QA on MRI scanners. Employee job duties may include transport of pharmaceutical waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area.  Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling pharmaceutical waste) to include proper handling and transport of pharmaceutical waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment
  • Reviews all images of all exams, repeating images as necessary for best possible result. If necessary notify physician of emergent findings according to established protocol
  • Enforces MRI zone entrance and fire safety protocol
  • May oversee QC, QA programs and or accrediting functions
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Basic IV skills
  • Ability to work well in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to work flexibly in variable shifts, occasionally including weekends or holidays
  • Ability to understand medical terminology
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field or certified as an American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

    • Two years of technical experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Must be certified by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)(MR).
  • Must hold state license where applicable

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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