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MRI Technologist

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Provo
Posted on: September 9, 2023

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Job Description:The MRI Tech is responsible for performing medical imaging examinations under the direction of a physician to assist in the medical diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury.Department Location: Utah Valley HospitalShift: Full-timeWhy Join Our Team at Intermountain Healthcare?Work Flexibility for your School/Family Life/Personal lifeJob SatisfactionFeel part of the community as you help serve the community by helping people live the healthiest lives possibleMinimum QualificationsARRT registered technologist.Current Utah State Licensure (for positions in Utah) in order to administer RX.Basic life support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.One year of experience in MRI.Post-hire expectation: Meets departmental IV certification competency within three months of hire.Post-hire expectation: (Where applicable) Must complete the controlled substance module within six months of hire.Post-hire expectation: (Where applicable) Must complete the initial moderate sedation module within six months of hire.(Where applicable) Must complete the initial moderate sedation module within six months of hire.Preferred QualificationsMR registered by ARRT.Job EssentialsEnsures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.Performs MRI examinations per department protocol.Understands cross sectional anatomy and demonstrates anatomical positioning competency.Critiques own films.Completes studies within acceptable time limitations without compromising patient care or the quality of the examination.In coordination with the radiologist, selects proper scanning techniques and protocols.Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of protocol relating to contrast administration. As ordered by the physician and under radiologist or physician supervision administers intravenous contrast material to patients.Practices appropriate infection control and sterile techniques.Understands and operates all MRI equipment and related information systems appropriately to ensure that quality images are produced.Exhibits understanding and proficiency with electronic imaging.Incumbent views, transfers, archives, and manipulates images.Exhibits a working knowledge of the MRI scanner. Troubleshoots when needed and understands the shutdown and start up procedures.Exhibits a working knowledge of the magnet, cryogens, gradient amplifiers, and all relevant computer hardware and software.Understands the Quench procedure and when it should be performed.Adheres to and understands the MRI safety policy and the FOUR ZONE concept.Understands proper MR magnet safety in an event of an emergency.Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation including time stamps and image storage.Follows appropriate protocol for medical necessity, coding and charging, obtaining consents if necessary, documenting any events that may occur for quality, maintaining a current QC program for ACR and reporting any equipment failures or problems.Physical Requirements:Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.Location:Utah Valley HospitalWork City:ProvoWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$33.39 - $51.52We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Provo , MRI Technologist, Other , Provo, Utah

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