Hancock Regional Hospital

  • Gateway MRI Technologist

    Job ID
    2018-4199
    Shift
    Days
    Department
    Diagnostic Imaging
    Position Type
    Casual S
  • Overview

    Ready to go above and beyond to shape a new healthcare experience?

    If you have a gift for getting things done without being told what to do…if you don’t know the words “not my patient” or “not my responsibility”…and if listening, solving problems, and providing quality customer service come naturally to you, you’ll fit right in at Hancock Health Gateway. Join the team and help us provide care that’s friendly, personal, and easy to access—just what health care should be.

    At Hancock Health Gateway, you’ll be empowered to provide a new standard of health care, centered on what patients want and need. And you’ll do it in a fast-paced but friendly environment. Here, every team member, no matter their role, is equally responsible for creating, leading, and managing a high-quality patient experience. Whether your expertise is in the lab or patient care, we want our Gateway staff to take ownership of all aspects of service. To us, going above and beyond means providing high-quality healthcare, assisting patients with the registration and check-in process, having a conversation, and creating a lasting impression—even making a cup of coffee for a guest when needed.

    JOB SUMMARY:
    1. Performs/monitors MRI procedures per written protocol as requested by physician's order, unless modified by Radiologist's /RA’s preference.
    2. Adheres to established organizational and departmental Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, quality assessment, and safety.
    3. Assists Radiologists, RA’s and other providers.
    4. Ability to interact with patients of all ages i.e., neonatal, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric as required by department patient population.
    5. Must possess problem solving abilities, excellent customer service skills, AIDET and Patient First characteristics.
    6. Assists in maintaining a safe working environment throughout the facility.
    7. Available for on-call and call-back responsibilities, as required.
    8. Assists lead technologists in making recommendations for cost containment and quality improvement.
    9. Knowledge of ordering and maintaining supplies from vendors and CSR.
    10. Thoroughly screen, position, instruct and explain the procedure to the patient including follow up assessment.
    11. Capable of selecting proper factors, exposures, sequences for equipment.
    12. Produce high quality diagnostic images for proper interpretation by Radiologists and RA’s, including patient detailed history per department protocol.
    13. Properly charge exams in the ITS system.
    14. Ability to assist with taken, logged, billed and completed logs.
    15. Performs other duties as assigned, team atmosphere, willing to assist in all areas.
    16. Student supervision and evaluation.
    17. Performs quality assurance testing and maintains clean working environment.
    18. Sterile technique as required.
    19. Assist with sedations as required.
    20. Assist with invasive procedures as required.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Possess knowledge of MRI equipment and pre-exam screening requirement within 3 months of hire date.
    2. Computer literate and ability to understand PACS, CR/DR, HIS/RIS System.
    3. Demonstrated organization and time management skills.
    4. Possess knowledge of cross section anatomy.
    5. Ability to critique images against measurable criteria as established by Radiology Department Standard Operating Procedures.
    6. Does not require direct supervision for technical detail, capable of independent judgment.
    7. IV insertion competency if applicable.
    8. Ability to administer IV/oral contrast as directed by Radiologist if applicable.

    Qualifications

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: American Reg of Rad Techs (ARRT); Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); Rad Tech (RT); MRI (ARRT)

    ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    1. Must be (preferred for US) registered Radiologic Technologist (registry eligible) in good standing with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
    2. Current valid license with the State of Indiana as a Diagnostic X-Ray Machine Operator preferred.
    3. Must be CPR certified, (within 3 months of initial hire date).
    4. Must hold a current valid Indiana State Driver’s License.
    5. Registered with MRI ARRT

    ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance. Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and all education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies and/or Hancock Health.

    ABOUT HANCOCK HEALTH GATEWAY:
    Hancock Health Gateway is our vision of healthful living powered by the people of Hancock County—beginning with immediate care, low-cost labs and imaging, and more resources to improve life and health together. In the future, Gateway will expand to include more patient-centered healthcare services and resources, with the aim of becoming a local center for healthful living.

    *TJN*
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