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MRI Technologist (2nd shift, 30 hrs)

Company: Midstate Radiology Associates
Location: Meriden
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Join Midstate Radiology Associates (MRA) as a Full Time, MRI Technologist at MidState Medical Center in Meriden.Position Schedule: Tue - Fri, 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM + on-call and holiday rotation (subject to change based on operational need).For complete listing of all open positions, visit www.midstateradiology.com/career-opportunitiesCompensation: MRA offers competitive starting compensation based on qualifications and experience. The compensation range for this position is: Min: $33.00 - Mid: $46.00 - Max: $59.00 + competitive shift differentials (12%-50% of base rate). A sign-on bonus of up to $10,000.00 will be offered to well-qualified candidates.Job Summary: Operates equipment and performs diagnostic and therapeutic MRI procedures on patients according to established protocols to assist the physician in diagnosis and treatment. Follows established policies and procedures set by the department, hospital, state, ACR, TJC, and OSHA.Key Accountabilities:Performs diagnostic MRI scanning procedures by selecting correct technique while utilizing the assessment of patient age and diagnosis to produce a technically accurate cross sectional images to assist the radiologist in diagnosis and treatment.Participates in complex invasive MRI exams by assisting the radiologist in performing the procedure using proper sterile technique and producing MRI images in order to provide therapeutic and diagnostic services.Start intravenous sites, assess existing sites and inject intravenous contrast according to established protocols to assist the radiologist in diagnosis.Practices according tp sites MRI Safety Policy .Maintain the MRI equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment and area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Report any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns to supervisor.Demonstrates yearly competencies, including knowledge and behaviors, to conduct examinations and meet the needs of patients with regard to the patient's age, condition or other special requirements.Assess physician's order and patient's requisition for completeness by reviewing the requisition, pertinent laboratory results and the patient's chart to ensure the correct procedure and protocol is performed.Documents pertinent patient and exam information and stores computerized images onto an archive media for future reference or retrieval.Routinely prepare examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification and processing. Set up films properly in PACs system. Accurately inputs data in the RIS by tracking actual procedure in order to capture all charges and other relevant information. Possess computer skills appropriate to meet departmental needs in preparation of reports and correspondence.Performs and documents weekly quality assurance testing on equipment according to established protocols to maintain high performance of the system.Works effectively as a team member within the department and with other units to provide quality service through communication, cooperation and collaboration. Provides clinical supervision and instruction to students by maintaining and understanding of policies, procedures, and the clinical competency process (in order to evaluate student growth and competence in performing radiographic procedures).The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.Qualifications Guidelines:Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.Graduate AMA approved radiology program.Registered with American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)Requires MRI certification (or obtained within six months of hire date).CT state license.CPR certification may be required.Maintenance of continuing education credits as required by licensure.Individual exceptions may apply only under the discretion of the Medical and Administrative DirectorDesirable:At least one year's experience as a radiological technologistAssociates or Applied Science Degree in related field.Knowledge:Working knowledge applicable to radiological technology with specific references to anatomy, medical and surgical disease, and scientific principles as applied to radiological technology.Patient care standards and requirements.Quality assurance principles and practices.Customer service principles and practices.OSHA principles and practices.TJC standards of practice.Skills/Abilities:Operate MRI equipment.Schedule, organize and monitor patient flow to meet company productivity, quality, health and safety standards.Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, medical staff and co-workers.Venipuncture certificate (where applicable).Maintain the confidentiality of patient records.Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with required workloads.Read, interpret and follow internal quality standards and government regulations.Understand and follow specifications and instructions.Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergencies.Capable of maintaining basic life support (CPR).Special Conditions:May be required to rotate on night, weekend and/or holiday call schedule.May be required to cover ancillary offices, as needed.OSHA Class 1 exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.May involve physical lifting and/or walking.Our team at Midstate Radiology Associates benefits from a diverse workforce and we welcome anyone to apply: Midstate Radiology Associates is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.To learn more about Midstate Radiology Associates, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, please visit our website: www.MidstateRadiology.com. Weekly Schedule: Tue - Fri, 4:00 PM - 11:30 PMWeekly Hours: 30Compensation details: 33-59 Hourly WagePI51b34b183210-25660-33572123

Keywords: Midstate Radiology Associates, Meriden , MRI Technologist (2nd shift, 30 hrs), Human Resources , Meriden, Connecticut

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