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Job ID: 958746
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
Shift: Not Applicable
Date Posted: Aug 8, 2023
About ECU Health Medical Center
ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.
A MRI Technologist II is qualified by professional credentialing; academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using an approved magnetic imaging scanner. The scope of practice of the MRI Technologist II includes those procedures, acts and processes permitted by law, for which the individual has received education and clinical experience, has demonstrated competency, and has completed the appropriate ARRT (MR) registry which is the standard of practice in magnetic imaging.
Demonstrates competency in the operation of the MRI imaging equipment.
Operates and delivers the highest level of MRI Safety in daily practices.
Demonstrates acceptable level of performance when selecting proper equipment, surface coils, and scan parameters.
Uses proper precautions for patients and personnel in a high magnetic field strength area.
Demonstrates the ability to identify multi-planed sectional anatomy and distinguish normal from abnormal procedures.
Follows patient safety guidelines, organizational policies and procedures, professional standards of performance, best practices and regulatory requirements related to patient care and quality.
Understands and incorporates the policies of HIPAA into daily work habits.
Displays appropriate behavior in regards to giving and receiving constructive feed-back. Works towards departmental goals.
Competent in the usage of Pyxis, if applicable.
Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to the departmental dress code and maintaining a stocked, clean work environment.
Has an understanding and realizes the importance of JCAHO standards.
Enters documentation of contrast - type of contrast, amount used, access route, lot number and expiration date.
Documents patient information in PACS as needed - patient symptoms, symptoms duration, associated symptoms not included in PACs, relevant surgical and medical history, and explanation for limited study.
Assesses patient's current medical status to evaluate changes that require immediate medical intervention.
Maintains a teamwork approach with other staff members. The technologist demonstrates the ability to accept supervision and ask for assistance when necessary.
Charges for procedures, contrast, and patient supplies.
Attends departmental staff meetings as scheduled and reads departmental e-mails on a regular basis.
Responsible for daily use, quality control and proper maintenance of equipment. Notify manager and other staff when there are equipment issues.
Knows downtime procedures and is able to practice when applicable.
Ensures all exam orders are began, changed, and ended in Radiant.
All images are reviewed for quality and then sent to the PACs system for radiologist interpretation; exams are reconciled for interpretation in a timely fashion.
Share in the transport of patients, when able.
Performs Hand-Off Communication to the technologist on the next shift.
Takes call and is accountable for work assignments, if applicable.
Performs other duties as assigned, i.e., stocking, inventory, etc.
Demonstrates the full range of procedures reflecting appropriate patient care and knowledge for patients ranging in age from neonatal to geriatric.
Accurately explains all procedures and exams to the patient and family members.
Informed consent is obtained after procedure has been explained and prior to procedure being performed, when applicable.
Respects patient privacy by protecting patient's modesty and dignity throughout procedure.
High school or equivalent (or higher)
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Current ARRT (MR)
2 years of experience as MRI technologist
It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.
We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.
For additional information, please contact:
Tavis Richardson, Talent Acquisition Consultant
ECU Health Talent Acquisition
Email: [email protected]