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MRI Tech

Req #:  109785
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

MRI Tech

Condell Medical Center,  Libertyville, Il 

Full Time PM Shift

Must live within 30 minute call time

Advocate/Aurora Team Members only 


Purpose:
To perform a comprehensive range of magnetic resonance imaging procedures, providing examinations of optimal quality for the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury.

Accountabilities:
Positioning and immobilization of patients and proper selection of protocols along with computer reformatting of acquired data to obtain magnetic resonance scans of optimal diagnostic quality.
Responsible for securing pertinent history from patient, patient's chart, or family member to provide the radiologist with adequate information for exam interpretation and to ensure procedure criteria is met.
Compliance with established department safety standards to ensure patient's and staff's well being at all times to include proper established safety procedures for all health workers, patients, visitors monitor staff compliance with safety rules generate written documentation/ incident reports relative to safety issues.
Responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of medical supplies/inventory required to meet the procedure volume.
Responsible for keeping abreast of current magnetic resonance imaging protocols and emerging technologies.
Provides instruction and assistance as required to staff associates and/or students as appropriate.

 

Position Requirements:
~ 3 years general radiology experience.
~ 6 months to 1 year full equivalent MRI experience
~ Completion of formalized MRI course at Junior College level or above or equivalent.
~ Must be able to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., understand child growth development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging, prior experience with various age groups is preferred. ~ Basic knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and knowledge of MRI/MRA clinical protocols.
~ Knows and understands MRI physics.
~ Knows and understands MRI safety. ~ MRI Board eligible
~ CPR Certification SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS ~ MIN:
~ Flexibility in hours work

SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS ~ COMP:
~ Able to respond to request to on 1/2 hours notice
~ Able to take emergency call
~ Flexible starting times to meet volume demand
~ Willing to work overtime as requested

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ~ MIN:
~ Attend annual inservices.
~ May be ask to work at either location

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ~ COMP:
~ Attends continuing education seminars.

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.
 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago