Lewisville, Texas

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


MRI Technologist
Medical City Lewisville
 
Position Summary:
Performs quality Diagnostic procedures in an accurately and timely manner.  Operates MRI equipment and processes images.  Prepares patient’s room, equipment, supplies and medication.  Provides patient services using imaging modalities.  Practices proper magnet safety techniques on all exams performed.  Maintains safe environment for patients, fellow workers, and visitors.  Supports and helps achieve the departmental and hospital goals.
 
Job Duties:  
  • Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities.
  • Perform special assignments as needed/requested.
  • Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care.
  • Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services.
  • Transport patients safely.
  • Provide care of patients with a variety of medical diagnosis and resulting complications.
  • Prepares room, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patients.
  • Cleans and disinfects MRI room and equipment.
  • Observes and employs proper magnet safety techniques.
  • Ensures room is properly set up for each type of MRI procedures.
  • Prepares patient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging – explains procedures, transfer patient to table, positions patients and assists patient at end of procedure.
  • Performs all MRI procedures on patient between the ages of infancy to Geriatric as appropriate.
  • Processes images in accordance with industry standards and appropriate techniques.
  • Follows prescribed techniques in administering general and specific scans/sequences.
  • Administers IV contrast to patient in safe, consistent manner, ensuring to follow all hospital and departmental protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Efficiently operates the MR Scanner and all software programs and peripheral items (Sound system, MR IV Pump, coils etc….).
  • Observes patient and machine during procedure and reports unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition.
  • Participates in the departmental quality assurance/improvement program.
  • Maintains stock supplies (i.e. Catheters) and performs general office duties, (i.e. proper charge codes, procedures completed.)
  • Inspects and reports equipment and room for any malfunctions within his/her shift.
  • Transports patients as necessary.
  • As required, takes call and works Hospital Holiday.
  • Assists the radiologist in performance of all diagnostic special procedures.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned by the AVP/Director, Imaging Manager/Supervisor/Lead Tech.
  • Efficiently operates PACS. 
  • Provides excellent customer service to our patients, visitors, staff and co-workers.
  • Performs Point of Care Testing for Urine HCG and Creatinine.  Calculates GFR.
  • Attends staff meetings and in-services.
  • Completes educational activities as assigned.
  • Follows proper procedure for infection control.
  • Assists physician’s offices, outpatients and hospital associates promptly and courteously.
  • Positively identifies the correct patient prior to the performance of MRI procedure utilizing 2 patient identifiers.

Qualifications

License/Certification/Registration:   
  • Certification and registration by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R)(MR).  If associate does not hold certification and registration, associate shall obtain within 6 months of hire/promotion or completion of training program.
  • Must have current Texas license Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) if performing Radiography.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
 
Education: 
  • Graduate of an accredited program recognized by the ARRT.
 
Experience: 
  • Must be able to take call restricted to a 30-minute response time and work on Hospital Holiday.
  • Must be well trained to handle different ages and risk factors when performing diagnostic procedures.
 
Special Qualifications: 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer and keyboarding skills. 
  • Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Continuous focus on excellence in work environment.
 
At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You can even select additional à la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service), flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, participate in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student loan repayment programs, paid personal leave, identity theft protection discounts; auto, home, and life insurance options, and adoption assistance.
 
About Medical City Lewisville:
Medical City Lewisville is focused on providing high-quality care to our community. We are dedicated to providing family-centered care with our experienced, multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, state-of-the-art technology, and compassionate environment.
 
Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are licensed for 186 patient beds. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than 360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative medicines allow them to best treat you – our treasured patients – with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and compassionate setting.
 
Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring! 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
 

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