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MRI Technologist

Beacon Health System
Elkhart, IN 46516
  • Job Code
    205488
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!

New Grads Welcome; Student Loan Repayment Offered!

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Reports to Director, Radiology. Operates magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to create diagnostic images. Communicates the steps of the MRI procedure to the patient and assumes care for needs of patients, both physical and psychologically.
MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS

  • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
  • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
  • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
MRI Technical
  • Obtains patient history to ensure patient safety.
  • Selects technical factors to optimize image quality.
  • Evaluates images for technical quality and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Maintains knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Performs appropriate protocol based on diagnosis.
  • Adjusts the protocol based on exam ordered and any pathology seen. Clean and maintain equipment.
  • Reports any malfunctions of equipment to supervisor.
Department Function
  • Performs protocol exam with reading radiologist.
  • Explains the steps of the MRI procedure to the patient.
  • Assumes care for physical and psychological needs of patients.
  • Administers safety precautions related to magnetic field.
  • Maintains safety in the magnetic field during exam.
  • Starts IV for contrast media injection.
  • Safely administers contrast based on ACR recommendations.
  • Participates in on-call coverage on a rotational basis.
  • Orients and trains new MRI staff.
  • Works with Job Shadow, students, etc. to familiarize them with MRI.
  • Keeps room adequately stocked with linens and supplies.
Patient Data / Image Movement
  • Verifies all written orders prior to beginning procedure.
  • Enters accurate exam information into Radiology Information System.
  • Obtains patient history so that proper procedure may be performed.
  • Completes all steps to ensure that images are on the PACS and ready to read.
  • Enters accurate exam codes so proper charging is accomplished.
  • Scans all pertinent documents into patient file in PACS.
  • Films images as requested and ensure quality.
  • Performs post-processing functions (MIP, Medis, Cadstream, etc.)
  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the department
  • Completes other job-related duties and projects as assigned.
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Associate complies with the following organizational requirements:

  • Attends and participates in department meetings and is accountable for all information shared.
  • Completes mandatory education, annual competencies and department specific education within established timeframes.
  • Completes annual employee health requirements within established timeframes.
  • Maintains license/certification, registration in good standing throughout fiscal year.
  • Direct patient care providers are required to maintain current BCLS (CPR) and other certifications as required by position/department.
  • Consistently utilizes appropriate universal precautions, protective equipment, and ergonomic techniques to protect patient and self.
  • Adheres to regulatory agency requirements, survey process and compliance.
  • Complies with established organization and department policies.
  • Available to work overtime in addition to working additional or other shifts and schedules when required.
Commitment to Beacon's six-point Operating System, referred to as The Beacon Way:
  • Leverage innovation everywhere.
  • Cultivate human talent.
  • Embrace performance improvement.
  • Build greatness through accountability.
  • Use information to improve and advance.
  • Communicate clearly and continuously.

Education and Experience
  • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an Associate's Degree (or equivalent certificate) in Radiography or MRI. Must maintain current CPR certification. MRI registered by ARRT is required within 6 months of eligibility to maintain position. A minimum of 1 to 2 years of Radiography/CT experience or an MRI specific degree is required. One to two years of MRI experience is required.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Requires registry with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists as a Radiographer or MRI.
  • Familiarity with MRI equipment.
  • Familiarity with human anatomy and cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Limited nursing skills and sterile techniques.
Working Conditions
  • Works in a hospital office and patient care environment.
Physical Demands
  • Requires lifting and pulling of patients from beds to exam tables.






Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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