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MRI Technologist

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Providence is calling a MRI Technologist (Per-Diem/Variable Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a MRI Technologist who will perform MRI scans according to accepted department protocols and hospital policy and procedures. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participate in related continuing education.

In this position you will:

  • Follow Universal Protocol at all times to ensure correct patient, correct procedure, and correct side
  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental and infection control standards
  • Perform MRI scans; use appropriate accession numbers on requisition, obtain patient history, prepare patient for the exam, explains exam, and ensure patient cooperation during the study
  • Ensure MRI scans are completed according to approved protocols, and sent to PACS
  • Recognize adverse reactions and contraindications, and act appropriately
  • Operate patient monitoring equipment, sets patient up, monitor and record data
  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops.
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Assist with scheduling MRI scans, and coordinate patient flow in the MRI area
  • Complete paperwork and billing functions; verify and sign off inpatient orders, completes ITS functions
  • Plan protocols, consulting patient exam history (including nuclear medicine, ultrasound reports), radiologist and RN when appropriate
  • The following job accountabilities may be reassigned:
  • Transport patients to MRI room; prepare and maintain room for daily activities
  • Request and order supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successful completion of a radiology program
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association. NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date.
  • Three (3) years MRI technologist experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of MRI practices and procedures with GE 1.5T, Excite or newer OS AND Siemens 1.5T, Syngo or newer OS

Preferred Qualification:

  • Advanced MRI certification with A.R.R.T. and CRT.
  • Experience with GE or Siemens equipment preferred

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Burbank , MRI Technologist, Other , Burbank, California

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