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TECH - MRI - (21671)

Universal Health Services


Location:
EDINBURG, TX
Date:
05/25/2018
2018-05-252018-06-23
Job Code:
21671
Universal Health Services
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TECH - MRI - (21671)

Facility Name
EDINBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Location
EDINBURG, TX 78539 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Category
Radiology
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Performs duties directly involved with producing high quality Magnetic Resonance Images; Must perform quality control checks daily.  Selects proper coils for the various procedures requested;  Calls for repairs and reports to supervisor when M.R.I. unit is not working properly; Properly screens all patients prior to procedure and ensures there are no contraindications; Evaluates all orders, verifies them with radiologist if needed, and ensures correct exam is performed.  Properly screens all patients to ensure there are no contraindications for IV contrast.  Responsible for interacting with hospital staff and/or nursing departments regarding patient care, concerns, and conflicts by identifying and assisting in the resolutions.  Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills.  Routinely works weekends, holidays, overtime, and/or on an on-call/call-back status, when needed.  (This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.)

BLOOD-BORNE PATOGENS EXPOSURE CATEGORY (OSHA)

Category I:                  Exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material.                            __X __

 

Category II:                Sometimes exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material.          ______

 

Category III:               Not exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material.                     ______

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. 2 years prior Magnetic Resonance Imaging and/or Radiographer experience preferred.

  2. Membership in related professional organization preferred.

  3. ARRT Certification (M) in Magnetic Resonance Imaging preferred

  4. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.

 

EDUCATION / LICENSURE:

  1. Graduate from an approved school in Radiologic Technology.

  2. Licensed as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) in the State of Texas)

  3. ARRT Certification (R) (Technologists that are exempted from the ARRT certification must meet the requirement on Public Law 97-35.)

  4. Must have and maintain current BLS certification, according to unit specific needs.  Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for   Healthcare Provider’s Program.

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE

 

  1. Minimum experience of performing extremities, thorax, abdomen, spine, skull exams.Some of these exams may be performed as portables.

  2. Familiarized with utilizing a C-Arm

  3. BCLS on hire

  4. Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  5. Able to be trained in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

  6. Able to operate a power injector.

  7. Able to perform various parts of the body from head to lower extremities.

  8. Familiarized with contraindications for contrast or foreign objects in the body.

  9. Able to utilize critical thinking to ensure the proper procedure is being performed.

 

 

Job Requirements

The new applicant will provide PRN staffing assistance for the MRI department at Edinburg Regional Medical Center / Edinburg Children’s Hospital.  This primarily includes helping with the on-call rotation for MRI during after-hours and on weekends.  The employee will work with both adult and pediatric patient populations.

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