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Lead MRI Technologist

  • Job ID: 969255436
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Day, evening and night
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Mercy
  • Department: MRI
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.31 to $44.67 / hour

Description

Are you looking for the next step towards an imaging leadership career? UPMC Mercy is hiring a Lead MRI Technologist to join their MRI team!  This role will work a varied schedule of day, evening, and night shifts with weekend and holiday responsibilities.

UPMC is Pennsylvania’s largest nongovernmental employer with endless opportunities. We offer a competitive benefits package and have a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and provides the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today and find out where your career can take you! 

Purpose:
In addition to performing imaging procedures at an advanced level, coordinates workflow, assists with projects and coordinates educational activities. Functions as a working technologist and distributes workload to ensure efficient operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all job responsibilities of Level II MRI Advanced Technologist including practices and maintains MR safety in the department, addresses patient safety through proper patient identification, labeling/preparation/and administration of contrast and communicating according to standard operating procedures, completes procedures according to protocol while presenting relevant information to physician, and updates and documents patient information into rad assessment.
  • Leads orientation and training for new hires, students, and other medical personnel; ensures competencies are completed in the required time frame.
  • Responsible for offering remediation with technologists when necessary
  • Assists with quality assurance projects and assists in the development of exam protocols alongside of or in place of Advanced Level II MRI Tech and communicates results back to departmental leadership.
  • Coordinates daily workflow and schedule of the department while maintaining staffing levels based on, but not limited to, call-offs, vacations, patient volumes, and training needs.
  • Assumes the leadership role in the absence of the supervisor
  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of MRI Technologist candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.

 

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in MRI-related program accredited by the ARRT or completion of an accredited CNMT program or accredited ARDMS program.
  • 3 years of MRI experience required.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • ARRT MR Certified required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • ARRT Certificate OR Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification (NMTC) OR Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct