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MRI Technologist (Sign On Bonus Available)

Company: Childrens Hospital Of The Kings Daughter
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Summary






  • **Up to $30K Sign On Bonus Available**


    Please Note: The hours for this role are 80 -hours -biweekly, -4 -10 hour shifts Monday - Saturday


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    GENERAL SUMMARY



The 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 RESPONSIBILITIES



Performs 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 in both modalities. - -


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.


Performs other duties as assigned.




LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS



Registered Technologist with one year experience in a Radiology/Diagnostic modality required.


Certification as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. -




MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS



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.


CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of hire.




WORKING CONDITIONS



Employees 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 REQUIREMENTS



See job interpretation located in Occupational Health Office.





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Keywords: Childrens Hospital Of The Kings Daughter, Norfolk , MRI Technologist (Sign On Bonus Available), Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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