Mercy Health

  • MRI Technologist

    Requisition ID
    2019-795652
    Category
    Radiology/Imaging
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Imaging Services-Bolivar
    Location
    US-MO-Bolivar
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Overview

    Independently, or under the direction of a Radiologist, performs MRI procedures and patient care requiring independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative for obtaining a diagnosis. Has responsibility for routine MRI imaging and other procedures requiring sound understanding of anatomical positioning and physiology; with independent selection and modification of technical factors to produce optimum MRI scans, while keeping patient welfare, confidentiality, and comfort a top priority. Performs related duties as assigned.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Performs patient assessments for each patient, in an ongoing systematic manner focusing on physiological and psychological status of patient.

     

    2. Performs the following exams per Departmental procedures:

    2.1 MRI Head (Brain, I.A.C.'s, Trigeminal V, Seizure, Pituitary, Orbits).

    2.2 MRI Spines (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacrum, Coccyx).

    2.3 MRI Extremities (Hand, Forearm, Upper Arm, Foot, Lower Leg, Upper Leg).

    2.4 MRI Joints (Ankle, Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, T.M.J.;s).

    2.5 MRI Body Exams (Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis, Soft Tissue Neck).

    2.6 MRI Trauma (Head, Spine, Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis, Extremities, Joints).

    2.7 MRA Exams (Circle of Willis, Carotids (Neck), Extremities, Body).

     

    3. Identifies each patients needs and implements appropriate measures to meet them.

     

    4. Demonstrates daily awareness and sensitivity to patients rights and legal issues.

     

    5. Observes universal precautions consistently.

     

    6. Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.

     

    7. Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.

     

    8. Meets Health System attendance standards.

     

    9. Performs additional duties as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

    Education: Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an AMA approved school and meets the requirements for registry by ARRT.

    Licensure: Registered with the ARRT in Radiography and MR.

    Experience: 1 year experience.

    Certification/Registration: Must have American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course within probation period.

    Other: Technical skill in medical scanning, understanding a cross sectional anatomy, and 3-D knowledge. Equipment Used: Should be proficient in the use of MR Scanners, Power Injectors, workstations and computers.

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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