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Internal Traveler - MRI Technologist

Company: Childrens Hospital Of The Kings Daughters
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARYThe CHKD Internal Traveler Program provides short-term 13-week assignments for eligible candidates to fill staffing needs. Internal Traveler - MRI Technologists will be eligible for up to 3 renewable 13-week assignments across CHKDHS. The Internal Traveler - MRI Technologist works with leadership and radiologists to provide, enhance and maintain high levels for image quality and patient safety. Reports to department leadership.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPerforms and assists with MRI examinations and procedures under the direction of a Radiologist to produce exams which are used in medical diagnosis to locate injuries, foreign bodies, pathological conditions or lesions within the body.Follows established policies, procedures, exam protocols and regulations to promote patient safety and ensure a safe working environment.Provides services to support inpatient, ED and outpatient imaging with ability to perform specialty imaging procedures (abnormal anatomy, congenital cardiac, and fetal imaging).Works in conjunction with the Sedation and Anesthesia departments to facilitate and ensure timely placement of add-on/ stat/urgent examinations.Assists and supports orientation and training of organizational staff, students, department personnel and new employees related to safety, patient preparations, job roles and proper procedures.Provides a friendly work environment for all staff and communicates effectively with all personnel.Assures customer satisfaction (interdepartmental, community and patient/family) with services.Evaluates MRI images for technical quality.Maintains and monitors MRI zoning to ensure safety for staff and patients.Seeks guidance from management for unusual or unanticipated circumstances that require deviation from financial/operational policies, protocols and standards of practice.Provides charge/lead MRI Technologist coverage as trained and assigned.Ability to safely and effectively perform venipuncture for contrast administration.Performs other duties as assigned.LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONSCertification as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required.Current CPR certification required; valid CPR certification must be maintained during employment.MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSMinimum of 2 years MRI Technologist experience required.Proficient with MRI principles and procedures as well as operation and maintenance MRI Scanners.Interpersonal skills necessary for effective communications and team work with physicians, clinical personnel, multiple departments, and patients/families.Analytical skills necessary to determine best method of providing requested radiographs based on the individual case and basic technical principles, ensuring clear undistorted radiographs.WORKING CONDITIONSEmployees in this job classification perform Laboratory, Radiological, Diagnostic or Imaging procedures in a healthcare environment with moderate exposure to hazards such as excess noise, dust, odors or extremes in temperature. Potential exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, hazardous materials, radiation, radio nucleotides, medicinal preparations, body fluids and other conditions common to the healthcare environment. Following proper safety and health procedures reduces potential for personal harm or injury. Moderate adverse working conditions due to the need to perform diagnostic testing and patient care procedures.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSClick here to view physical requirements.#CHKDHPLocation: Childrens Hospital of The Kings Daughters MRISchedule: Full-Time, Days/Evenings, Days/Evenings/Weekendby Jobble

Keywords: Childrens Hospital Of The Kings Daughters, Norfolk , Internal Traveler - MRI Technologist, Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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