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MRI Technologist Contingent

Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Description:Job location - Ann Arbor & Canton, MI

  • An Opportunity to Join Our Remarkable Care Team!Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers.General Summary:The MRI Technologist is responsible for reviewing the Physician Order and reason for exam, preparing the patient, positioning, and performing MRI imaging of patients. The MRI Technologist demonstrates an advanced functional knowledge of MRI/MRA and related clinical indicators for exams to be performed. The MRI Technologists may adjust scanning protocols based on the anatomy/physiology presented during the scan. The MRI Technologist works closely with MRI leadership and the Radiologist to produce the most diagnostic images possible in accordance with the department protocols. Administers contrast media required per specific diagnostic protocols. The MRI Technologist may also assist the physician/APP with the performance of MRI-guided invasive procedures. Performs a variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment, with integrity and initiative and be able to work with minimum supervision.Functions:
    • Reviews patient's charts/requisitions and results from previous procedures, records patients' medical information and explain the procedure to be performed on the patient using laymen terms, care, courtesy and tact.
    • Reviews request for MRI procedures, patient history, preparation recommendation, and department guidelines to determine appropriate diagnostic images, anatomical regions to be examined, procedure and protocol to be followed.
    • Interacts with radiologist and referring physicians to ensure that the correct procedure is done.
    • Additional duties as assigned by the hiring manager/supervisor.Contingent position. Must have availability for weekend and weekday.Requirements:Required Education, Experience and Certification/Licensure
      • Completion of an accredited MRI Technologist program Advanced certification in MRI by ARRT or ARMRIT; OR MRI Registry-eligible with certification within one year of hire
      • Maintain Continuing Education credits (24 CEU in two period) and other requirements to maintain ARRT certification.
      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
      • One year MRI experience preferredRequired Skills and Abilities
        • Must have good working knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy
        • Must be proficient in venipuncture
        • Must know methods to set up and operate MRI equipment
        • Must be very conscientious and detail oriented person with excellent communication skills and demonstrate excellent customer service skills to deal effectively with patients, and various levels of hospital personnel, outside customers, and community groupsEmployees of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea enjoy...
          • Competitive compensation
          • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
          • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity HealthVisit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor , MRI Technologist Contingent, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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