MRI TECH I – MRI - Apopka - Per Diem

  • Adventist Health System
  • Apopka, FL, USA
  • Oct 23, 2017

Job Description

MRI TECH I - MRI - Apopka - Per Diem
Apopka seeks to hire MRI TECH I who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Florida Hospital Apopka is just 12 miles northwest of Orlando, with a small, yet advanced, 50-bed campus. Florida Hospital Apopka offers employees a flexible and supportive environment that allows for hands-on experience as part of a closely connected staff that feels more like family. The size of our facility promotes a welcoming environment, where you can get to know your peers, the support staff, and our leadership team.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Saturdays / Variable

Job Summary:
The MRI technologist is under the general supervision of the lead technologist, supervisor, manager, director of special imaging, and radiologist. Their primary duties include imaging both neuro and body scans on patients from neonate to geriatric, following the age specific guidelines of FH 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of MRI scanners and procedures
  • Ability to learn and grow with new technology
  • Customer service skills
  • MRI safety knowledge
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a healthcare-related field (Preferred)
  • Prior MRI experience on GE magnets (Preferred)
  • Prior CT experience (Preferred)
  • General computer skills and PACS (Preferred)
  • Basic IV skills (Preferred)
  • General physics and anatomy (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • ARRT - MR or CT or R
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
  • Performs all MRI exams using FH MRI protocols. Uses FH policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. (Exam supervision and Administration)
  • Completes MRI 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. (Personal Productivity and Accountability)
  • Operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors and monitors. Utilizes the knowledge and skills to perform scans on patients on all ages, adapting protocols as necessary. (Clinical Competence)
  • Properly screens each patient, visitor, employee who enters the MRI facility for contraindications for admission to the magnet room. Maintains properly stocked, organized and clean room. Performs QA on magnets within ACR guidelines. 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. (Safety and the Environment of Care)
  • Reviews all images of all MRI exams, repeating sequences as necessary for best possible result. (Image Quality and Documentation)
  • Uses computer system for ordering, changing and canceling exams according to protocol. Confirms order matches exam before pushing to PACS or correctly ‘fixes' exams on QC or PACS. (Data Processing)
  • Assists with collection of data for all KPI's, Six Sigma Projects realizing final goals of department. Participates on teams as asked. Utilizes Service Recovery techniques for patients and families as needed. (Performance Improvement)
  • Consistently attends department meetings or other mandatory meetings with positive attitude toward department and others. Listens and is responsible for knowing content. (Department Meeting Attendance)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the MRI TECH I opportunity with Apopka and apply online today.

Job Keywords:
imaging, MRI Tech, Apopka