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MRI Technologist - Hiring Now!

Vernon, Connecticut
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27 Jan 2021
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Radiologist, the MRI Technologist performs MRI procedures at a technical level that does not require direct supervision over technical detail.## Uses independent judgment, ingenuity and acquired knowledge to obtain quality diagnostic images.# Assists with interventional procedures. # EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: A high school diploma or GED equivalent; graduate of an ARRT approved Radiological Technology School program. Registration and certification with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists and licensure with the State of Connecticut are required. Must remain current with AART continuing education requirements and maintain an active ARRT certificate. Must have advanced certification from the ARRT in MRI within one year of hire. Must have certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire and maintain clinical competency during employment with ECHN in this role. # EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years MRI experience or graduation from a certificate MRI program. # COMPETENCIES: Must be fully knowledgeable of MRI exams and procedures and capable of performing exams independently. Complete working knowledge in the principles of physics, anatomy, medical terminology, sterile technique, and safety as it relates to MRI practices. Strong written and verbal communication with co-workers and patients using the English language to communicate appropriately and clearly to team leader, co-workers and other members of the health care team. Work cooperatively with department staff by sharing in taking rotational call and holiday hours. # # ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.# They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position.# These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.# Eastern Connecticut Health Network reserves the right to change or assign other duties and responsibilities to this position. # Performs all types of MRI scans and procedures with demonstrated competency. Assures patient#s clinical data coincides with and matched the type of exam that is being ordered.# Follow#s up with Doctor#s office when exam ordering is in question and does not seem reasonable given the patients clinical record. Accurately completes computer (Meditech) patient procedure documentation.# Assures the accuracy of documentation understanding that all items will be charged to the patient#s hospital bill.# Submits correctly documented and labeled exam to the Radiologist and is available for review and discussion.# Reviews each exam for technical accuracy. Follows department protocols with safety guidelines for screening anyone entering MRI area according to ACR MRI safety guidelines and the Joint Commission. Follows through on all exams that may need to return for additional screening. Demonstrates skill and required to perform IV insertion. May be required to mentor new staff in educating them on workflow, equipment, and competency. Reviews post instruction to the patient such as picking up films/CD for follow up appointment and/or if a hold up may occur with their results if waiting for outside films. Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot electronic equipment including, but not limited to, scanners, workstations, and printers. Independently runs one#s own schedule and properly documents patient flow while remaining sensitive to patient care and other coworker#s needs and desires.# Remains flexible in patient flow in order to accommodate daily emergency calls and requests for inpatient procedures.# Assists in obtaining transportation for patients when procedures are scheduled by internal Hospitalists, Physicians, etc. Independently responds on a call basis to perform procedures.# Drives to affiliate and/or contracted location to provide services as may be required. Works cooperatively and exhibits Core Values at all times in order to accomplish all tasks as a member of the Medical Imaging Team. Rotational call hours and holiday hours may be required.
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  • Job Reference: 221928476-2
  • Date Posted: 27 January 2021
  • Recruiter: ECHN
  • Location: Vernon, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent