MRI Technologist at Legacy Health

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Portland, Oregon





Job Description:

Legacy Health

MRI Technologist

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled



US-OR-Portland

Job ID: 21-20881
Type: Regular Full-Time
Emanuel Medical Ctr campus

Overview

***Hire On Bonus provided for this position***

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 Emanuel Medical Center in North Portland plays a vital role as a local and regional leader in serious clinical illness or injury. With around-the-clock expertise for critical health issues, including experts in trauma, heart care, burns, significant wounds, stroke, brain surgery and more, Legacy Emanuel is central to the health of our community and critical to the care of the Northwest.



Responsibilities

IMAGING

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.

DOCUMENTATION

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.

PERSONAL & PATIENT CARE AND SAFETY

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.

PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR

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.



Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of certified Radiologic Technology school or program or graduate of a certified Allied Health Imaging program.

Experience:

One year previous experience in the field of MRI preferred. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.


PI150214103

Salary: $40.00


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