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MRI Technologist Full Time

Req #: 17013108
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Job Category: Radiology/Imaging
Organization: Florida Hospital New Smyrna

Description
Schedule/Shift
Full Time
M-F 2p-10:30p
Call every 3rd Sat/Sun
 
Florida Hospital New Smyrna

Since 1954, Florida Hospital New Smyrna (formerly Bert Fish Medical Center) has served as the community hospital for Southeast Volusia County. Our more than 700 employees use an impressive array of technology and years of knowledge to provide exceptional care for every patient – every day. We offer a wide range of services, including a surgery program, radiology, an oncology center, cardiovascular services, a wound care center, outpatient diagnostic services, and one of the busiest emergency departments of any hospital our size.

Qualifications
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 will you 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

 

 


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