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Work Schedule/Shift

5 DAYS - 8 HOURS

Req. No

187161

Job Title

MRI Technologist - Radiology Diagnostic

Market

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa

Category

Diagnostic Imaging

Facility

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital San Marcos

Address

1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
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Type

FULL TIME

MRI Technologist - Radiology Diagnostic Job in San Marcos

Job Description

Summary:

The MRI Technologist works independently, performing complex and specialized procedures. The MRI Technologist must be able to use a wide variety of imaging equipment and computers. The incumbent must be able to provide basic MRI screening of patients and employees, prepare maintenance and repairs, participate in QA, and resolve issues related to MRI safety. The technologist must have the knowledge to make quick and highly technical decisions in order to accommodate physical restrictions and pathology. Ongoing participation with MR education, safety, protocol development, quality assurance, and technical advances are integrated with clinical scanning. Behavior and communication skills must align with the organizations mission, values and culture.

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – San Marcos, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. Our staff of more than 700 Associates works with more than 300 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For more than 20 consecutive years, we have been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – San Marcos is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. We lead the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, hospice, women’s services and more.

Responsibilities:

• Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
• Performs a variety of diagnostic procedures some of a more complex nature, utilizing state of the art computerized MRI diagnostic imaging equipment.
• Demonstrates competency with respect to MRI exams, procedures and the use of pressurized injection equipment.
• Assists Radiologist in invasive and biopsy type procedures using MRI equipment to pinpoint anatomical locations.
• Upon completion of procedures, the technologist programs the computer to assure completion of exam and all scan data is correctly stored on PACS for future reference.
• Coordinates and prioritizes procedures during the workday to maintain a high level of patient care and continuity.
• Ensures all charges are correctly coded and entered in the billing system.
• Demonstrates and maintains competence with all age specific groups to ensure proper completion of studies.
• Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, age specific and other developmental needs of each patient served.
• Ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and standards as promulgated by State and Federal agencies, the hospital and other regulatory entities.
• Performs all duties in a manner that protects the confidentiality of patients and does not solicit or disclose any confidential information unless it is necessary in the performance of assigned job duties.
• Basic computer knowledge required
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Excellent customer service skills required
• Demonstrates adherence to the Core values of Christus Health.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiology Technology or other accepted and approved equivalent required
  • ARRT, RT (R), or other qualified Registries per scope of practice. Must be Registered or Registry-eligible in secondary modality and complete the requirements to become registered within two years of performing the secondary modality.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a hospital or Clinical setting preferred
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a clinical Imaging setting is highly preferred
  • Registered by the (ARRT) American Registry of Radiologic Technology
  • Current state Licensure required
  • Current BLS (American Heart Association) required

Work Schedule:

5 Days - 8 Hours

Work Type:

Full Time


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MRI Technologist - Radiology Diagnostic