Kaiser Permanente MRI Technologist - 24 hours in Clackamas, Oregon
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.
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.
- Minimum One (1) year of MRI work experience within the last three (3) years.
- 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
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.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Radiologic Science
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.
TITLE: MRI Technologist - 24 hours
LOCATION: Clackamas, Oregon
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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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