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MRI Technologist PRN

Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a 257-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the TriCounty area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ERPediatric ER and Destin ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are also the parent company of the Rehabilitation Institute, both located in Destin.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision operates MRI equipment, positions patient to produce diagnostic images in a safe manner and performs related duties.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



Operates MRI equipment to make images scans of designated portions of the body. Adjusts equipment and patient to correct positions for each examination. Instructs and explains procedures to patients. Selects proper technical factors, on an individual patient basis.
Performs reconstruction and special processing of data.
Properly completes and reviews MRI safety screening forms for patients and/or visitors.
Records and maintains exam information in MRI log.
Arrange, attach or adjusts immobilization and supportive devices to obtain precise position, prevent motion and aid in patient comfort.
Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness, including provision for the contamination free condition of room, equipment and personnel.
Performs QC functions as required.
Properly documents all medications used in the EMAR.
Receives verbal orders for examinations from a licensed practitioner in keeping with the state license.
Demonstrates Customer Services principles and behaviors appropriately.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
Reviews current developments in trends and techniques of MRI, including MRI safety, by completing TipTV education, reading technical journals, participating in in-service education programs, attending conferences, etc. on an annual basis.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements on or before the due date.
Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.



Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • Associate Degree or equivalent in Radiological Technology required

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • ARRT registry required
  • MR registry required within 12 months of hire
  • BCLS–AHA Healthcare Provider certification required upon hire

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • Knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and MRI concepts to include head, body, MSK, spine and MRA imaging.

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Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Facility: Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Job ID: 01307-8363
Category: Imaging
Contract: PRN
Shift: PRN/Per Diem
Job Class: PRN

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