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MRI Technologist Per Diem, Camden County, New Jersey

Created10/14/2021
Reference9257786
CategoryClerical/Secretarial
Job typePer Diem
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
CityCamden County
SalaryCompetitive
General Summary: Operates MRI scanner and provides appropriate patient care in order to produce quality MRI examinations. Follows strict MRI safety protocols.

Essential Job Functions
  • Follows strict MRI safety practices to insure patient protection
  • Uses appropriate positioning techniques. Position patients so that the parts of the body can be appropriately imaged. Obtains all views within imaging protocol.
  • Utilizes appropriate MRI protocols in order to produce exams of the appropriate density, detail, and contrast
  • Utilizes appropriate MRI protocols in order to produce exams of the appropriate density, detail, and contrast
  • Documents and communicates information pertaining to patient history, signs and symptoms, technique factors, and other important information as necessary.
  • Provides appropriate patient care. Provides for patient well being and provides appropriate level of patient care during medical imaging encounter.
  • Properly identifies patient. Verifies accuracy of procedure ordered against written order from physician.
  • Escorts and assists patients to examination room, reviews written history questionnaire, asks appropriate follow-up questions and explains procedure to patient. Obtains and documents all necessary patient information.
  • Utilizes appropriate infection control procedures designed to protect self, patient and other staff.
  • Demonstrates competence in management of emergency situations involving patients, knowing when to notify a physician and/or initiate lifesaving aid. Maintains basic life support certification
  • Protocols cases with the Radiologist and documents protocols accurately.
  • Reviews future appointments to verify accuracy in protocols, safety issues and appropriate scheduled procedures.
  • Practices safe handling principles as required in accordance with federal and state standards.
  • Interviews and screens all patients and other personnel scheduled to enter the scanning room for metal and other contraindications. Records LMP for patients are appropriate.
  • Maintains equipment. Handles coils carefully and appropriately.
  • Initiates service calls as needed and communicates all service issues to the MRI Coordinator in a timely manner
  • Completes all necessary paperwork. Provides appropriate clinical history with each examination.
  • Properly and accurately enters all patient data and exam data into the Radiology Information System in a timely manner.
  • Completes all other duties and responsibilities as required or as assigned.


Qualifications

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Ability to read and communicate in the English language. High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Graduate of AMA approved Radiologic Technology program or MRI program.. ARRT Registry required. Registry in MRI preferred.

Conditions of Employment

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

Conditions of Employment

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Par Reference Code

32461
EmployerAbington Hospital - Jefferson Health