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MRI Technologist Part Time Weekends

Req #: 17009838
Location: Tavares, FL
Job Category: Radiology/Imaging
Organization: Florida Hospital Waterman

Description
Work Hours/Shifts
Primarily weekends Sat//Sun 8-hour shift plus additional weekday shift.  Flexibility to cover other days if needed.  On call and holiday coverage required.
 
Florida Hospital Waterman
Florida Hospital Waterman is a career destination for individuals who feel a calling to help fulfill our mission of providing whole-person care that is highly compassionate and clinically first-rate. Drawn by that mission, team members also appreciate our state-of-the-art hospital, which is strikingly situated on a lovely lakeside campus, approximately 1 hour Northwest of Orlando. In August 2003, the hospital opened the doors of this replacement facility on Hwy 441 in Tavares. The 450,000 square foot, 269-bed acute care facility offers the latest in medical technology. Each patient room is private, and the uniquely designed "clover leaf" patient care units consist of 60 beds per floor. The Emergency Department is sized to accommodate up to 60,000 visits per year.
Florida Hospital Waterman is committed to meeting our region's growing need for advanced comprehensive cardiac care. As part of that commitment, we are expanding our range of services to include interventional cardiology and open heart surgery services. At Florida Hospital Waterman, you'll enjoy a satisfying career and lifestyle as you help carry out our vital mission. We invite you to join our team!
Qualifications

You will be responsible for:

  • Maintains MR safety standards according to ACR guidelines, particularly in Zones 3 & 4 at all times
  • Resourceful in obtaining accurate clearance information on MR compatibility of devices, implants, and other items that are subject to entering Zone 4
  • Obtains, reviews and confirms clearance for all that enter Zone 4, particularly the patient’s compatibility with the magnetic field strength & if required, follows protocol for further methods of clearance prior to proceeding
  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, able to recognized gross abnormalities & notify physician of emergent findings
  • Assists physicians in cases of adverse reaction, performance of interventional/biopsy procedures using sterile technique and in acute emergencies when necessary
  • Follows protocols and adjusts techniques as required to obtain optimal exam within ACR standards; performs acceptable positioning and properly annotates exam
  • Possesses skills in reconstructions, reformations, including the use of workstations & chooses appropriate protocol for exam being performed
  • Obtains contrast consent, reviews patient history, verifies lab results & calculates GFR prior to procedure to determine that the patient is a candidate for administration of contrast material according to protocol & consults with physicians as needed
  • Completes medical records according to policy & procedures for exams being performed and verifies accuracy of transmitted images (including prior images if required) to PACS or other designated electronic imaging system
  • Performs duties in compliance with universal precaution, infection control, medical records charting/documentation and patient safety requirements
  • Obtain required patient history and/or consents, review for accuracy, completeness & verifies information prior to procedures
  • Knowledge and appropriate handling of ancillary devices (MR compatible/non-MR compatible) such as infusion pumps, O2, monitoring devices, urinary catheters, chest tubes & other devices during procedures
  • Completes medical records according to policy and procedures for exams being performed and timely transmission of electronic imaging to PACS
  • Troubleshoots equipment in the event of error, failure, complications, or downtime & follows procedures during such events
  • Starting & maintaining viable intravascular access during exams requiring administration of IV contrast material
  • Responsible for safely transporting patients via wheelchair, bed, stretcher or escorting ambulatory visitors/patients

What will you need?

  • Graduate of AMA approved Radiologic Technologist program
  • Minimum 2 years hospital-based clinical Radiology experience
  • State of Florida Certified Radiologic Technologist License
  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
  • ARRT (R) or ARRT (R)(MR) (eligible for national registration)
  • BLS-CPR certification
  • ARRT (R)(MR) (must be obtained within one year of employment)(Preferred)
 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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