MRI Technologist - The Woodlands- Pediatric Radiology (Multiple Shifts)

 
Position: MRI Technologist - The Woodlands- Pediatric Radiology (Multiple Shifts)

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Talent Area: Radiology

Shift: Multiple Shifts / Full Time

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Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an MRI Specialist - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform exceptional quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care, resulting in diagnostic information
  • Recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure
  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique
  • Possesses, utilizes, maintains and enhances knowledge of MRI safety and protection for self, patients and others
  • Liaises between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team
  • Prepares, administers and documents activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy
  • Thinks critically and uses independent, professional and ethical judgment in all aspects of work
  • Engages in continuing education to enhance patient care, public education, knowledge and technical competence
  • Is responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control and quality improvement
  • Provides training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff and others
  • Maintains a safe and hazard free environment


Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology ARRT - R.T. (MR) certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Radiography ARRT - R.T. (R) certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists
  • Must possess Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification through the Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Three (3) years of MRI experience
  • Broad knowledge of MRI physics and procedures
  • Understanding of MRI principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
  • Knowledge of operation of all required equipment, including troubleshooting when necessary; this includes automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
  • Basic life support and medical terminology understanding is required
  • Ability to remain sensitive to the needs of the patient through good communication, and exceptional patient care skills
  • Must participate in quality improvement processes and continually assess their professional performance
  • Successful demonstration of the professional fundamental competencies
  • Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, and administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
  • Must honor confidentiality
  • Must independently scan patients by following the established protocols
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must utilize basic office equipment; such as fax
  • Preferable if able to demonstrate bilingual skills

 

Internal Promotion Requirements

 

  • Specialist candidate must have been rated as “exceeds” or “consistently exceeds” on the previous performance appraisal and must have demonstrated productivity per department standards for previous 12 months
  • Specialist candidate must have participated in at least one completed performance improvement project, as approved by the manager, in the previous 12 months; project must be presented to department management team; this requirement will be waived with Six Sigma LEAN Belt, Green Belt or Black Belt Certification for internal or in-hire candidates
  • Specialist candidate must not have been on disciplinary or corrective action during the 12 months preceding the promotion


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