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MRI Tech Flexible Contingent Shifts Chelsea Hospital

Company: SaintJoseph Mercy Health System
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time Shift:

Rotating Shift
Description: Contingent MRI Technologist 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.

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 preferred

Required 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 groups

Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea enjoy

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health Visit to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

    This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act, or SJMHS's Return to Work Program.

    St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea (SJMC) is a not-for-profit hospital established in 1970. Located in Chelsea, Michigan, SJMC is a member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. SJMC is nationally recognized for both quality of care and patient satisfaction by national ranking organization Press Ganey. SJMC is consistently ranked in the top five percent of hospitals in the country for inpatient satisfaction, employee engagement, and physician satisfaction. SJMC has been recognized for two consecutive years as one of the "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" by Modern Healthcare Magazine and the Studer Group.

    SJMC attracts more than 300 physicians in most disciplines, with leading edge technology, including the largest and strongest MRI in Michigan. As a not-for-profit hospital, St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea reinvests its profits back into the community through programs to serve the poor and uninsured, manage chronic conditions like diabetes, health education and promotion initiatives, and outreach for the elderly.

    Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    Trinity 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: SaintJoseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor , MRI Tech Flexible Contingent Shifts Chelsea Hospital, Other , Chelsea, Michigan

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