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MRI Tech Per Diem Rotating

Job ID: 2105018647 Date posted: 07/24/2021 Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
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Helping people feel better isn’t just about the treatment we give – the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.

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MRI Tech Per Diem Rotating Position Summary

Operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies.

Responsibilities

Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately to produce cross-sectional images of the body.
Performs patient pre-screening, scheduling, and education related to the examination.
Enters and monitors patient data, transfers images from disk to magnetic media to produce the transparency, and develops film in an automatic processor.
Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines.
Performs MRI procedures utilizing a variety of frequencies, planes and techniques.
This position does not utilize ionizing radiation in the performance of imaging examinations.
Collects pertinent patient history and document on requisition.
Completes pre-MRI screening questionnaire to assess suitability for magnetic environment.
Starts intravenous access as needed, and perform intravenous injections using proper technique.
Understands how to treat patients with infiltrated IV sites.
Maintains proper oxygen therapy on patients who require oxygen.
Maintains skills required to change oxygen tanks.
Must be familiar with the use of masks and nasal canulae.
Adjusts rate of O2 flow with mask/nasal cannula according to written physician orders.
Secures, transports, and secures e-cylinders.
Recognizes and responds to emergencies and life-threatening situations.
Promotes MR safety through education of personnel and physicians and monitors environment for potential hazards.



Qualifications:

THE MRI TECH PER DIEM ROTATING CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION
Certification Required: ARRT- MR, or obtain MR certification within 2 years of hire/transfer date.
Certification Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association.

EDUCATION
Required: Graduate of an accredited radiology or accredited MRI program.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Required: None
Preferred: One (1) year experience as a MR Technologist.

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Job: CT/MRI/Ultrasound
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate

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