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MRI Technologist PRN

Req #: 17011381
Location: DeLand, FL
Job Category: Radiology/Imaging
Organization: Florida Hospital DeLand

Work Hours/Shifts
Per Diem Variable

Florida Hospital DeLand
For over 50 years, Florida Hospital DeLand, a full-service, 156-bed acute care hospital located in DeLand, FL, has served the West Volusia area and surrounding communities. Florida Hospital DeLand has grown to include Florida Hospital DeLand Victoria Medical Park, Florida Hospital Digestive Health Center and the Florida Hospital DeLand Cancer Institute. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; which includes being awarded their Gold Seal of Approval. Our efforts to strive for excellence has led to being voted “Best Hospital and Best Rehab” by Best of the West — Daytona News Journal and a Top 100 Company for Working Families in Central Florida.
At Florida Hospital DeLand, we believe that better quality of care leads to better quality of life, so we’re committed to providing each of our patients the absolute best medical care in the most cutting-edge facilities possible, all in a caring, compassionate, neighborly environment. Our mission is to offer hope and healing to all of our patients in conjunction with our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ in our community.
You will be responsible for:
  • Performs CT and MRI imaging procedures
  • Maintains records of examinations performed
  • Obtains and documents patient clinical history and explains procedure
  • Positions patients and equipment, and selects technical factors to produce procedure images and data as needed to meet radiologist standards
  • Sends images to QC station and then to PACS and archives images
  • Enters patient demographic information into logs and system
  • Transports, lifts, moves and positions patients as needed to obtain images, transport patient to/from department, table or as otherwise needed for patient care
  • Moves and adjusts imaging equipment, including CT gantry, injector and MR coils
  • Prepares and administers contrast material for CT and MRI, including administration of oral and IV contrast per radiologist instructions and exam protocols
  • Performs direct patient care duties, within scope of practice, including assisting radiologist with interventional procedures such as biopsies or drainage procedures
  • Performs basic patient care including monitoring of patient condition, and caring for patient safety and privacy.  Obtains and documents patient history and explains procedure
  • Performs clerical duties, including documentation of care received as well as assisting in routine department clerical needs
  • Screens for magnet safety all patients, families or others entering magnetic areas
  • Performs equipment QC and calibrations
  • Rotates through standby call, and is available on premises within 30 minutes of notification
  • Competent with PACS and fixing images as needed for Radiologist reading and archiving
  • Inventories, cleans and stocks work area
  • Coordinates equipment service and preventative maintenance
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as needed for completion of duties
  • Much of the work is non-routine
  • Employee must be able to work independently as need to work without supervision and on call
  • Judgments must be made on a regular basis regarding exam protocols and imaging techniques, based upon patient condition and provisional diagnosis
  • Mature judgment is frequently needed in dealing with special patient requirements and assessing critical issues such as contrast reactions and magnet safety
  • Must be able to assess and maintain workflow in area
  • May be asked to function as lead technologist, assessing technologist competence, scheduling staff and directing workflow
  • May be asked to train new employees in area
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision
What you will need:
  • Two years CT/MR experience required
  • Two years of CT experience is needed for entry level MRI position if no previous MRI experience
  • BLS required
  • Must be a graduate of an approved A.R.R.T. program with current A.R.R.T registration and Florida license in Radiography  
  • MRI registered or one-year experience
  • Patient care and communication skills to deal with patients from infant, childhood, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups 
  • Must be able to use computer system for data entry and retrieval
  • Basic clerical skills, record keeping, documentation, transfer of images to disk or film and excellent customer service skills

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