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MRI Technologist in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

MRI Technologist– AdventHealth South Overland Park

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Vision, Medical & Dental Benefits from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule:

  • FT Days

Shift :

  • Alternating weeks of 8 x 5-hour shifts and 4 x 10-hour shifts

  • Call is rotating on the weekends.

Location: AdventHealth South Overland Park

7820 W 165TH ST, Overland Park, 66223

The community you’ll be caring for:

When you need care, you don’t want to have to travel far. Our dedicated, expert team at AdventHealth South Overland Park, formerly Shawnee Mission Health – Overland Park, provides excellent care to communities of southeastern Johnson County, with 24/7 emergency room services, an advanced imaging center, physical therapy and more.

The role you’ll contribute:

Under the direction of the Radiologist, performs MRI radiologic procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical procedures that will require independent judgment and initiative to perform MRI procedures and appropriate protocols for diagnosis. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Rotates emergency call status.

  • Contacts GE/Phillips service engineer for assistance when system problem arises.

  • Performs other related duties as required and deemed necessary per Radiology Director.

  • Follows “Standard of Behavior” guidelines per hospital policy.

  • Maintains ethical relationships and cooperates with all personnel in proper conduct of department

  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.

  • Transfers and positions patients. Lifting of patients is necessary at times...

  • Initiates and assists in Code Blue procedures if called.

  • Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards...

  • Operates computer by typing in patient information needed for the examination and proper protocols for the procedure.

  • Verify and transmit each exam to the PACs System... This secures storage of each patient scanned for future reference.

  • Participates in the training of MRI technologists.

  • Maintains adequate record of each procedure done.

  • Maintains record of each patient examination by filling out forms for examination procedure and protocol used: health forms, medical symptoms, history, contraindications. This includes amount of contrast injected (if any), what type of contrast and clinical information.

  • Follows the AIDET model(Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation and Thank) .

  • Attends a minimum of 50% of scheduled department meetings and is accountable for obtaining information from missed meetings.

  • Operates Cerner System proficiently, trouble shoots problems with orders and makes corrections within scope of user level.

  • Verify the physician signed order for the MRI exam before beginning the test.

  • Sets up and maintains all physiological monitoring equipment and supplies: pulse oximeter; contrast power injector; cardiac, peripheral and respiratory gaiter; and all other equipment necessary to complete procedure.

  • Prepares room for procedure. Select proper coils, positioning pads and patient monitoring equipment.

  • Provides immobilization devices as required.

  • Selects proper technical factors and protocols on an individual basis for each examination.

  • Administers contrast media under the direction of the Radiologist.

  • Brings computers up each morning.

  • Shuts computer down in evening.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • National Registry ARRT

  • ARRT Registered MRI

BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

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

Category: Radiology/Imaging

Organization: AdventHealth South Overland Park

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth S Overland Park

Req ID: 22040471

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.