HCA, Hospital Corporation of America MRI Technologist in Savannah, Georgia

/Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a nonprofit, 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies, and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital, and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine./

/Memorial Health serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. In addition to MHUMC, our system includes primary and specialty care doctors, business services, and NurseOne, our 24-hour call center. We also have a major medical education program that trains residents in diagnostic radiology, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and surgery./

/Memorial Health University Medical Center has earned local, regional, and national honors. At MHUMC, we are not content with business as usual. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients, but also change the future of medicine./

BASIC PURPOSE:

  • Performs diagnostic MRI procedures on in and out patients as ordered by the requesting clinician.

  • Complies with the Memorial Health Compliance Program, related policies and procedures and the Code of Business Practices; reports instances of perceived and actual non-compliance to Team Leader or through other reporting mechanisms.

  • Complies with the Memorial Health Compliance Program, related policies and procedures and the Code of Business Practices; reports instances of perceived and actual non-compliance to Team Leader or through other reporting mechanisms

  • World Class Makes a positive impression on customers by behaving in ways that are warm, welcoming, professional and helpful and by eliminating barriers that stand in the way of safety and the provision of best practice care.

  • Displays mutual Respect for patients, physicians, team members, visitors, and family/significant others.

  • Demonstrates action of “My Memorial” via keeping interior and exterior surroundings clean and orderly; dressing professionally and displaying team member identification badge at collar level; presenting Memorial in a positive light to others; providing constructive criticism in order to improve Memorial; actively “Create a Safe Day” for patients, Team Members, guests, and myself.

  • Behaves in a Trustful manner by communicating openly and honestly; following through with assignments; behaving in a fair and consistent manner; and supporting teamwork at all levels of the organization.

  • Seeks opportunities to incorporate Enjoyment in the workplace by celebrating accomplishments of the organization, self, and others; and helping to remove barriers to enjoyment in the workplace.

  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with patients, families, and customers; gains trust and respect.

  • Demonstrates through actions that patients, families, and customers are a priority. Anticipates patient, family and customer needs and actively seeks feedback.

  • Consistently utilizes Patient and Family Centered Care principles and practices as our model of patient care.

  • Performs MRI procedures safely, performs safely screening procedures on patients and visitors in the MRI suite, Serves as MRI gatekeeper for safety in the MRI suite. Understand MRO safety zones 1-4 and enforces compliance with policy.

  • Visually and audibly monitors patients during MRI exams. Completes procedures in a timely manner and follows all MRI and dept. protocols.

  • Performs QA checks on equipment and follows proper hand hygiene and positive patient identification practices and policies. Contributes to a supportive Team Environment.

  • Follows emergency call back procedures. Participates with management to flex with volume to meet productivity expectations and department staffing needs.

  • Demonstrates effective verbal, non-verbal, and written communication with co-workers, patients, guests

  • Actively monitors overtime for self and acts to limit via communication to team lead. Follows call-back procedures appropriately.

  • Understand the need to efficiently utilize department resources.

/Education Required/

  • Certificate of accredited MRI program or radiology program

/Education Preferred/

  • Associates Degree

/License/Certification Required/

  • BLS; and must meet ONE of the following through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT):

*1. *ARRT (MR) registered

2. New graduate from accredited radiology program, must pass registry**ARRT (R) or ARRT (MR) within 6 months from graduation

a. *Must obtain ARRT (MR) within 18 months from obtaining ARRT (R)

3. ARRT (R) (Radiography) registered and required to obtain/successfully pass ARRT (MR) (Magnetic Resonance) within 2 years from hire date;

License/Certification Preferred

ARRT (MR)

Job: *Imaging

Title: MRI Technologist

Location: Georgia-Savannah-Memorial Med Center Savannah

Requisition ID: 26960-4891