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MRI Technologist Lead

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Orem
Posted on: May 9, 2024

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Job Description:The MRI Tech-Lead ensures optimal safety, quality, satisfaMRIion, engagement, compliance, operations, staffing, processes, efficiency, training, mentoring, etc. at Tellica Imaging. The MRI Tech-Lead provides managerial oversight of clinical operations and provides critical frontline support to patients. The MRI Tech-Lead establishes proper handoff procedures between Tellica staff, ensures consistency for care delivery, and provides scheduled reports to Tellica Management. The MRI Tech-Lead performs a variety of MRI procedures using ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes. This position uses ingenuity, initiative, and independent judgement to perform high quality scans.Job EssentialsEnsures patient, caregiver, and guest safety and satisfaMRIion in accordance with existing principles and standards.Ensures provision of high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic Imaging services in an operationally effeMRIive and efficient manner.Promotes caregiver engagement and team initiatives. Assists in hiring, orienting, training, staffing, retaining, evaluating, and motivating competent engaged caregivers.Maintains positive relationships within the department and facility including other departments, radiologists, referring physicians, and customers.Early adopter, exemplar, implementer, super user, problem solver, champion, and idea generator.* Verifies that clinics have sufficient materials, supplies, resources, etc. to perform daily funMRIions.Ensures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.Performs MRI examinations per department protocol.Understands cross sectional anatomy and demonstrates anatomical positioning competency.Critiques own films.Completes studies within acceptable time limitations without compromising patient care or the quality of the examination.In coordination with the radiologist, selects proper scanning techniques and protocols.Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of protocol relating to contrast administration. As ordered by the physician and under radiologist or physician supervision administers intravenous contrast material to patients.Practices appropriate infection control and sterile techniques.Understands and appropriately operates all MRI equipment and related information systems to ensure that quality images are produced.Exhibits understanding and proficiency with electronic imaging.Views, transfers, archives, and manipulates images.Exhibits a working knowledge of the MRI scanner. Troubleshoots when needed and understands the shutdown and start up procedures.Demonstrates a working knowledge of the magnet, cryogens, gradient amplifiers, and all relevant computer hardware and software.Adheres to and understands MRI safety policies and procedures including the FOUR ZONE concept, the quench procedure, and proper MR magnet safety in an event of an emergency.Understands proper MR magnet safety in an event of an emergency.Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.Follows appropriate protocol for medical necessity, coding and charging, obtaining consents if necessary, documenting any events that may occur for quality, maintaining a current QC program for ACR/Radsite and reporting any equipment failures or problems.Functions as education liaison for new students, trainer for new employee orientation, Superuser for equipment, hospital/system group discussions or committees as the MRI representative as delegated per local department manager.Shift Details3 - 12hr shifts (rotating between Mon-Wed and Thu-Sat)Minimum QualificationsCurrent licensure in Utah as a Radiologic Technologist.MR registered technologist with ARRT.Basic life support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.Preferred QualificationsIntermountain IV certifiedThree years of experience in MRI.Leadership experience.Physical Requirements:Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.Anticipated job posting close date:05/20/2024Location:Tellica OremWork City:OremWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:36The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$36.72 - $56.67We care about your well-being mind, body, and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.by Jobble

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Orem , MRI Technologist Lead, Other , Orem, Utah

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