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MRI Technologist - Per Diem

Company: St Luke's University Health Network
Location: Easton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The MRI Technologist performs MRI examinations on patients based on department procedures and under direction of department Section Chief and Manager. The position will require a significant degree of judgment in the performance of assigned duties.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the successful technical continuity of care for patients receiving MRI studies.
  • Communicates to radiologists clinical observations made during MRI examination. Presents clinical history as recorded on appropriate documentation to radiologist.
  • Demonstrates competency in venipuncture skill for patients requiring contrast administration during MRI studies.
  • Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of the RIS/HIS modules appropriate to their job responsibilities.
  • Assists in gathering, recording data and serving as committee member for Radiology Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement program.
  • Accurately adheres to downtime procedures to assure appropriate information is available resulting in excellent continuity of care for patients.
  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
  • Provides educational information to the patient regarding their examination.
  • Accountable for quality of digital images sent to PACS. Verify correct patient is selected from worklist, ensures accuracy of Medical Record information prior to being sent to PACS.
  • Reviews patient safety checklist prior to patient's study.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Frequent use of fingers and hands to operate equipment and chart information. Sitting for up to 5 hours in 50 minute increments. Standing and walking for up to 3 hours in 15 minute increments. Pushing, pulling and lifting of patients up to 400 pounds with assistance. Occasional stooping, lifting and raising arms above shoulder level. Lifting and moving of objects of up to 30 pounds. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to normal vision. Must not have any metal implants or pacemaker, which would be a contraindication to work around the MRI magnet.

EDUCATION:

Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or ARRT registered, or ARRT registry eligible. Advanced MRI registry required within 1 year of hire.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Two (2) years experience as a staff technologist preferred. 1-year experience as an MRI technologist preferred. History of computer usage experience required. Current CPR certification required.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , MRI Technologist - Per Diem, Other , Easton, Pennsylvania

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