Job Description

Job Title: MRI Technologist
Job ID: 681332
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: As scheduled
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: MRI
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

UPMC Susquehanna is looking for a casual (per diem) MRI Technologist to work at our Williamsport Regional Medical Center!

Shift: As Scheduled with call required.

Posted: 4/3/18


Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • . Practices and maintains MR safety in the department.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient's fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all patient information is updated and documented in Rad Assessment, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data including the labeling /preparation/and administration of contrast. Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • Maintains clinical competency for all exams and equipment.
  • Performs procedures for reviewing, processing and archiving.
  • Prior to start of exam, reads and presents all relevant information to the physician based on protocol.

Qualifications

Completion of formal training in MRI-related program accredited by the ARRT or completion of an accredited CNMT program or accredited ARDMS program.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
ARRT or CNMT or ARDMS Certification.

Must obtain MR registry within 18 months of hire date. 

Act 33, 34, 73

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Nuclear Medical Technologist Certified OR
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer OR
  • American Registered Radiologic Technologists
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $27.07 to $41.95

Union Position: No

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