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MRI Technologist 36 hours

Location: Hillsboro, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 852844 Date posted: 12/26/2019
Description:
Under direct supervision, performs diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examinations according to established imaging protocols. Provides efficient and effective patient care in the production of high-quality diagnostic MRI examinations. Provides a high level of customer service, performing in a manner consistent with KPNW mission and philosophy. Performs MRI exams and procedures on patients of all ages. Maintains patient safety.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Reviews orders and daily schedule; consults with attending Radiologists, Physicians and Registered Nurses as necessary to confirm correct exam. Performs MRI studies according to established imaging protocols, and consults with the radiologist, if needed for alternative imaging sequences. Utilizes knowledge, skills and abilities required for age of patient served, to include: Routine, emergent, examinations in accordance with department policies and procedures. Receives and double identifies patients using appropriate criteria prior to performing the study ordered. Maintain and follows all MRI safety guidelines. Ensures accuracy of information and data entry. Provides service-oriented communications with patient to explain magnetic resonance imaging procedures, obtain patient history and conduct imaging screens (e.g., checking for in-vivo metal objects); correlates requested exam with patient history and diagnosis and answers questions. Positions patient as required for requested exam and uses appropriate coils and sequences for desired examination or procedure. Assumes responsibilities for the needs of patient during procedure.
  • Venipuncture with administration of contrast material intravenously by hand or prepares, loads, programs and operates the contrast injector.
  •  Maintains all materials needed and linen supply on daily basis; maintains general order and cleanliness of room assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned: Quality Assurance functions. Participates in on-call or standby schedule as required.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum One (1) year of MRI work experience within the last three (3) years.
  • Education
  • Associate's degree or higher in Radiologic Science or related field
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Registry: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) - MRI (MR) certification at time of hire/transfer
  • Board of Medical Imaging License in state where assigned (OBMI/WA License) required at time of hire/transfer.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required within 30 days of hire/transfer

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Proof of continuing education.
  • Mandatory Infection Control education and training will occur on an annual basis.
  • Knowledge and skills in Infection Control shall be evaluated annually on an oral or written basis per KPNW policy and/or requirements.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Organizational skills, time management, prioritization, planning; attention to detail; problem solving, decision making, judgment; technical skills; initiative; communication, interpersonal skills, customer relations, organizational relations.
  • Adaptability; following Policies and Procedures; flexibility; knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Situational Adaptability, flexibility and accountability
  • Knowledge and Skill for age appropriate care.
  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
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  • Bachelor's degree in Radiologic Science
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Westside Hospital 2875 NE Stucki Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Shift: Day Workdays: Sat & Sun 6:00am-6:30pm; Mon 10:00am-10:30pm Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 555 Imaging Services Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: MRI Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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    Do the best work of your career as you collaborate with colleagues and participate in continued learning and professional achievement opportunities. With a range of specialty areas in which to focus — from mammography to MRI, cardiac cath lab to ultrasound — and a variety of different scheduling options, there is plenty of room for you to grow — from technologist, to manager, and beyond — in our supportive environment.

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