Fairview Health Services MRI Technologist in Maplewood, Minnesota

Overview

Performs MRI exams, screen and monitor patient care in the MRI environment, and to assist the Radiologist in implementation of MRI protocols.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Performs quality patient care in MRI environment

  • Adopts and complies the basic MRI physics in the non-ionizing environment to understand the applications and indications of MRI scan protocols

  • Operates MRI equipment accurately and reports all problems to supervisor immediately

  • Monitors and maintains established protocols with Radiologists at all locations

  • Specifically documents all scan parameters, ICD-10 coding, and billing charges daily and for each exam

  • Trains and advises new employees to routine protocols and processes

  • Practices proper safety precautions in the magnet environment and informs patients, staff and visitors according to established guidelines

  • Reviews, organizes and distributes patient paperwork, images, and file jackets to Radiologist for interpretation

  • Ensure speed and quality of service in report turnaround to referring physicians

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree from an accredited Radiologic Technologist program

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association required

  • Certified Radiologic Technologist (R) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required

  • 1 to 3 years Radiology experience required

  • Knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and medical terminology

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

  • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10221

Category Radiology

Contract Status C4

FTE 1.00

Shift Evenings

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.