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MRI Technologist - PRN/Per Diem

St Petersburg, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

St. Pete General, located in the heart of South Pinellas County, Florida, is only minutes from pristine gulf coast beaches as well as the thriving city life of downtown St. Pete.  St. Petersburg General Hospital is a 215-bed facility dedicated to serving the residents of Pinellas County and beyond for over 4 decades.  Ranked as a Top Place to Work in Tampa Bay for four consecutive years, we are proud to attract outstanding talent from all walks of life and make sure to treat our staff accordingly.  Here, we’re all each other’s resource in maintaining the very highest standards of care. We invite you to join us and realize your own career growth in a vibrant community of healthcare professionals. 

 

St. Pete General is currently accepting applications for a FL-licensed MRI Technologist on a PRN/per diem basis.  Flexible availability to cover varied shifts on weekdays and weekends is necessary for consideration.  ARRT (MR) and BLS required.   

 

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Radiologist in the Department of Radiology the incumbent produces diagnostic images of brain, spinal cord, head & neck region, chest, abdomen, pelvis, large joints and other areas of the human anatomy and vasculature utilizing Magnetic Resonance Imaging equipment.  Duties include but are not limited to:

Performs basic scan protocols as well as advanced protocols (i.e., MR Angiography, MR Spectroscopy, MR Interventional and Echo Planar Imaging);

Implements policies and procedures for the Department of Radiology for Quality Control and advanced ACR accreditation in MRI;

Ensures performance of imaging procedures is in accordance with departmental policies and procedures;

Competently performs the MRI procedure on neonates, infants, children, teens, adults and geriatric patients to provide physician with diagnostic results;

Operates a MedRad power injector to properly load, prescribe and dispense IV contrast material under the direct supervision of a radiologist;

Performs venipuncture for the administration of paramagnetic contrast media in accordance with department policy and procedure;

Films scan results utilizing a laser camera and processes via automatic equipment;

Processes and maintains accurate current records as directed (applicants would also be expected to help with post-processing and data handling, as well as teaching of visiting physicians and technologists);

Initiates proper requests for required maintenance or repair of equipment devices;

Operates the Radiology Information System (RIS) via computer for patient registration and tracking;

Operates the Hospital Information System (HIS) via computer for patient registration, on-line ordering of medical supplies, review of lab results and review of system bulletin boards and e-mail;

Maintains a clean, safe and orderly work area and patient care area;

Instructs and in-services student technologists;

Encourages, promotes and initiates processes and activities which work toward achieving service excellence in the Department of Radiology;

Actively participates and oversees the Hospital MRI Safety Program. 

Qualifications

  • Associate degree
  • Current Florida license
  • ARRT (MR) certification required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification though the American Heart Association
  • 2-4 years of experience as an MRI Technologist preferred
  • Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds 


St. Petersburg General Hospital
Facility: St. Petersburg General Hospital
Job ID: 01387-4936
Category: Imaging
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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