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Magnetic Resonance Tech (MRI) - registry

Req #:  127678
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Position Requirements:
~ 2 year Radiology or MRI
program graduate
ARRT or ARMRIT
~ 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
~MRI Board Certification:
new hire license required 1 year from hire date.
~Ability to work overtime when required.
~Ability to be flexible in starting times to meet
demands.(weekend rotation and flexible hours.)
~Attends additional educational and safety inservices.
~Ability to respond to work at short notice.
~Exposed to radiation.
~Ability to operate portable equipment.
~Ability to deal with extremely ill patients.
~Ability to communicate with patients
~Ability to adjust to flexible work hours.
~Ability to work weekends, holidays, and emergency
call~back.

~Ability to participate on~call program and available to
department needs with minimal notice.
~Ability to do light, medium or heavy lifting.
LIGHT: Lifting up to 20~50 pounds occasionally and/or
up to 10 pounds frequently.
MEDIUM: Lifting up to 20~50 pounds occasionally
and/or
10 to 25 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds
constantly.
HEAVY: Lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25
to 50 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds
constantly.
~Ability to make independent professional decisions using
good judgment skills.
~Ability to practice high quality patient care and technical
competence.
~Ability to function with minimal assistance in performing
job
activities.
~Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication
skills.
~May be exposed to hazardous chemicals.

~Ability to attend out~of~town site visits to view equipment.

This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging. Prior experience with various age groups is preferred.


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.

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



Accountabilities:
Accountable for the positioning and immobilization of patients and proper selection of technical factors along with computer reformatting of acquired data to obtain magnetic resonance scans of optimal quality.
Accountable for obtaining documentation for department records related to patient statistics, supplies, patient billing information and preservation of patient records
Accountable for securing pertinent history from patient, patient's chart or family member to provide the radiologist with adequate information for examination interpretation and to ensure procedural criteria is met
Accountable for being compliant with estab


Nearest Major Market: Chicago