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MRI Technologist - Days

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Fremont
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care - a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It's helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient's needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.Job Summary:Scheduled Work Hours: Days with weekend call and holiday coverage

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist is responsible for completing specialized MRI procedures in accordance with organizational policies and established professional standards of care. This position is accountable for the quality of the examinations completing utilizing specialized knowledge, judgment, and critical thinking skills necessary to obtain accurate diagnostic images. Responsible for all duties related to patient care or other duties as necessary. Demonstrate active involvement in the department.Responsibilities:Essential Job FunctionsPrepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position, and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.Minimize radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors.Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.Maintains professional and technical knowledge with continuing education.Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements.Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in apposition to understand service requirements.Performs quality control, maintains accreditation, and all regulatory guidelines.Maintains accurate records to satisfy any accrediting organizations.Takes department call as assigned.Demonstrates commitment to continual learning, growth, and development by participating in continuing education activities and staying abreast of changing technology, new procedures, and protocols.Schedule:Scheduled Work Hours: Days with weekend call and holiday coverageJob Description:Job RequirementsEducation

  • Associate's Degree required.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.License/Certifications
    • Current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification, relevant specialty required radiology license in MRI or ability to obtain MRI certification within 12 months of hire or transfer date required.
    • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred at time of hire, required within 3 months of hire.Experience
      • Experience in MRI procedures preferred.
      • Experience with multi-dimensional medical imaging systems, patient transportation devices, radiology information system, and Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) preferred.Skills
        • Ability to manage and interact with patients and families of all age groups preferred.
        • Ability to work at a fast pace preferred.Physical RequirementsPhysical
          • Stands, walks, and sits frequently.
          • Lifts and/or carries up to 20lbs frequently, 50lbs occasionally.
          • Pushes and/or pulls up to 20lbs frequently.
          • Bends, stoops, and crouches frequently.
          • Reaches floor-waist frequently.
          • Manual dexterity and eye hand coordination.Job Hazards
            • Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials. About Methodist: Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Omaha , MRI Technologist - Days, Other , Fremont, Nebraska

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