MRI Technologist Job Details
Facility: CHI Memorial
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Job Type: Part Time
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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.
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 Information Requisition ID: 2019-R0240831
Schedule: Part-time Shift: Day Job
Market: CHI Memorial
About this company
Memorial Health Care System is a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the Church. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and strengthened as part of Catholic Health Initiatives, it offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac care, orthopedic and rehabilitation services. Memorial is a regional referral center of choice with 4,000 associates and more than 700 affiliated physicians providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Memorial Health Care System is recognized as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, the health care industry's leading source of information on hospital quality.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37404)