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Category
Technicians
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Department
Radiology Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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Schedule
Per-Diem
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Shift
Varies
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Hours
12 Hour Shift
place
Location
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Job #
R0255971
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • MRI Technologist at Eisenhower Medical Center:  The MRI department has a 1.5T Philips scanner with state of the art coil technology.  We are a designated stroke center, and the MRI department plays an important role in supporting our stroke patients.  The Department is located adjacent to the Emergency Room with the objective of providing timely support to both stroke patients and Emergency room patients.  The department also supports our inpatient needs.  We rely on our MRI Technologists to work in coordination with our Radiologists and Physicians to triage exams appropriately, follow MRI protocols as directed, and communicate professionally with Radiologists and physician.  The MRI Technologist is expected to know and be familiar with the ACR contrast media manual, the most recent version of MRI Safe Practices Policies and Procedures, and must possess the knowledge to effectively identify MRI Safe, Unsafe and Conditional equipment and implants. MRI Techs are also required to ensure all exams are sent to PACS with all appropriate documentation and patient notes, correctly bill all procedures performed, complete and document  per department protocols the contrast history information and MRI screening information as appropriate. Properly screens MRI patients and all persons entering the MRI suite.  This individual’s shift may vary from time to time to cover PTO, sick leave, or other gaps in scheduling. Performs related duties as requested.  Treats patients, staff, physicians and the general public in a friendly, courteous and helpful manner.  You will find that Eisenhower Medical Center is a very team oriented and patient oriented facility. 
  • Reports to
    • Lead MRI Tech
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Neonate/ Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Minimal/ No Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Requires the ability to read, write and speak English effectively. Associate degree in Radiology Technology or equivalent degree.
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: ARRT(MR) or AMRIT, and American Heart Association BLS
      • Preferred: Venipuncture certification preferred. CRT if technologist performs CT scans.
    • Experience
      • Required: At least two years experience as an MRI Technologist in a hospital (preferred) or outpatient clinical setting.
      • Preferred: Philips 1.5 or 3T experience. Proficient in Neuro, Body, Musculoskeletal. Organizational skills, professionalism, ability to work independently
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Performs MRI procedures of high technical quality.
    • Utilizes proper protection for patient safety.
    • Proficient in use of all equipment reporting all deficiencies to immediate supervisor
    • Obtains all pertinent medical information from patient to perform appropriate procedures.
    • Assists in other areas of department as assigned and takes additional procedures during periods of heavy workload.
    • Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigation.
    • Participates in pertinent continuing education programs and other appropriate learning experiences for professional growth and development.
    • Provides support based on the age of the patient and family, explains procedures, answers questions, utilizes appropriate distraction techniques and maximizes the patient’s comfort level during the procedure.
    • Provides accurate and thorough documentation in the computer system
    • Stocks assigned procedure room on a daily basis and submits timely requests for needed supplies.
    • Moves patient appropriately from Gurney to Table and from table to Gurney
    • Performs appropriate diagnostic procedures as ordered, Assists Radiologist performing procedure.
    • Maintains cleanliness of all Radiology equipment and rooms while maintaining adequate stock of supplies.
    • Documents any changes in patient condition using appropriate forms.
    • Performs receptionist and Radiology Assistant duties as needed.
    • Prepares patient for procedure including positive patient identification and verification of physician orders.
    • Adhere to safety guidelines for working in magnetic field.
    • Practices isolation techniques per policy and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.