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MRI Technologist

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Your skill as an MRI tech lets patients know they are in capable hands. Your compassionate nature reinforces our mission of making life better for others.
If you want to make the most of your talents while growing with a hospital community that wants to see you thrive, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland is known for its specialty programs and clinical excellence. Legacy Good Samaritan features nationally renowned doctors in cancer care, kidney transplantations, neurology, ophthalmology, weight-loss surgery, robotic surgery, rehabilitation and more, plus Oregon's only 24-hour urgent care that's located alongside an emergency room, with access to emergency care if needed.
Provides quality images with accuracy and efficiency, using optimal skills and knowledge of all equipment.
Competency in the field of MRI.
Positions patient for diagnostic imaging according to department procedures, training, and machine requirements.
Operates imaging equipment, determines and sets exposure factors, sets technique utilizing all relevant factors to ensure accurate and quality images with minimal and acceptable repeat rates.
Uses computer image processing to select and optimize images.
Processes and presents images and related patient information to radiologist for diagnosis.
Assists with patient transport by moving patients using standard procedures.
Gathers complete documentation of all pertinent information to provide accurate and timely service to customers.
Identifies patient by checking patient's I.D., full name and medical record number according to department procedure.
Reviews patient chart and orders to insure correct examination.
Labels images completely with demographic, position and other needed documentation.
Logs activities, gathers charging information and charges exams as required.
Follows department and hospital procedures and policies.
Performs quality control and quality assurance, records results and reports variance from normal equipment function.
Performs medication reconciliation on outpatients receiving IV contrast media.
Provides for personal and patient care and safety using professional judgment in accordance with written standards so there is no injury to self or others.
Protects patients and others in the area by using proper machine settings and magnetic field safety standards.
Practices universal and blood and body fluid precautions, and sterile practices according to procedures.
Communicates and uses knowledge of related anatomy and physiology to insure appropriate and effective care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Maintains awareness of patient status and takes appropriate actions to meet their needs.
Practices professional communications, appearance, conduct, punctuality, attendance and attitude that leads to physician, patient and co-worker respect and confidence.
Informs and educates patient and/or family of all needed information concerning the exam performed.
Uses professional judgment and presents a professional image of competency to customer and staff.
Maintains professional appearance, punctuality, flexibility, confidentiality and guest relations.
Handles stressful situations in ways that promote positive outcomes.
Takes personal initiative to maintain current in education (journals, books, in-services seminars, etc.) in all specialty areas assigned.
Participates in presenting professional information to colleagues.
Graduate of certified Radiologic Technology school or program or graduate of a certified Allied Health Imaging program.
One year previous experience in the field of MRI preferred. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
ARRT certification in Radiography, or ARRT certification in MRI required.
If not MRI-certified at time of hire, ARRT certification in MRI, or ARMRIT certification in MRI required within six months.
Current state license in Magnetic Resonance Imaging required for all employees who perform this job in the state of Oregon.
American Heart Association BLS/CPR Certification: Personnel providing direct care in patient care and diagnostic areas are required to acquire and maintain BLS/CPR certification.
Posting Title: MRI Technologist
Job Req #: 23-31471
FTE for each opening (not total FTE across all openings for multiple openings). If less than 1.0 please enter leading 0 before the decimal, e.g. 0.2: 0.00
Job_Commensurate with Experience: USD $43.27/Hr. - USD $61.88/Hr.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Shift Differentials: Eves $2.50/hr, Nts $5.00/hr, Wknd $1.85/hr
Union: Non-union
Work Days: Variable schedule
Shift: Variable as needed
External Company Name: Legacy Health
External Company URL: https://www.legacyhealth.org/
Street: 1015 NW 22nd Ave

Keywords: Legacy Health, Portland , MRI Technologist, Other , Portland, Oregon

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