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MRI Tech Main Campus PRN Days

Req #: 17011176
Location: Shawnee Mission, KS
Job Category: Radiology/Imaging
Organization: Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shifts

PRN / Days  

 

Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

 

Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

 

As the largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes three campuses; Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) in Merriam, SMH - Prairie Star in Lenexa, and our newest campus: SMH - Overland Park at 159th and Antioch. Our 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally-recognized. We have eleven Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 30 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as four Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care locations.

Qualifications
What you will be responsible for:
 
  • Rotates emergency call status.
  • Contacts GE/Phillips service engineer for assistance when system problem arises.
  • Performs other related duties as required and deemed necessary per Radiology Director.
  • Follows “Standard of Behavior” guidelines per hospital policy.
  • Maintains ethical relationships and cooperates with all personnel in proper conduct of department.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Transfers and positions patients. Lifting of patients is necessary at times.
  • Initiates and assists in Code Blue procedures if called.
  • Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Operates computer by typing in patient information needed for the examination and proper protocols for the procedure.
  • Verifies and transmits each exam to the PACs System.  This secures storage of each patient scanned for future reference.
  • Participates in the training of MRI technologists.
  • Maintains adequate record of each procedure done.
  • Operates Cerner System proficiently, trouble shoots problems with orders and makes corrections within scope of user level.
  • Verifies the physician signed order for the MRI exam before beginning the test.
  • Sets up and maintains all physiological monitoring equipment and supplies:  pulse oximeter; contrast power injector; cardiac, peripheral and respiratory gaiter; and all other equipment necessary to complete procedure.
  • Prepares room for procedure. 
  • Select proper coils, positioning pads and patient monitoring equipment.
  • Provides immobilization devices as required.
  • Selects proper technical factors and protocols on an individual basis for each examination. 
 

What you will need: 

 

  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • National Registry ARRT
  • ARRT Registered MRI (within 1 year)
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred

 

 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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