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Texas Health Resources MRI Technologist - Radiology MRI in Dallas, Texas

MRI Technologist – Radiology MRI

Radiology MRI department is looking for top skilled MRI Technologist. Is that you?

*Sign-On Bonus for Eligible New Hires*

Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231

Work hours: Full Time Days (11A-11P) for 32 hrs/week. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Radiology MRI Department highlights:

  • Fast-Paced

  • High volume department

  • Seeing level 1 trauma, stroke, ED, outpatients, and inpatients

Here’s What You Need

  • Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology required or

  • Associate degree preferred

  • Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required

  • 1-year medical imaging experience required and

  • 1-year MRI experience preferred

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required and

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists MR upon hire required or

  • ARMRIT - American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists upon hire required or

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R upon hire required or

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists CT upon hire required or

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists N upon hire required or

  • NMTCB - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board CNMT upon hire required and

  • CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist if ARRT(R), (CT), (N) or CNMT upon hire required and

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists MR if ARRT(R), (CT), (N) or CNMT 12 months required or

  • ARMRIT - American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists if ARRT(R), (CT), (N) or CNMT 12 months required

What You Will Do

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

  1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam

  2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

  3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

  4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

  5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

  6. Maintains attention to details

  7. Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed 8. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS

  8. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  9. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

  10. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

Patient Care

  1. Uses multidisciplinary, team-oriented actions

  2. Assesses and recognizes the patients emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial conditions

  3. Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)

  4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

  5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

  6. Obtains patient history

  7. Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

  8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

  10. Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

  11. Processes patient information displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

  12. Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  1. Adjusts technical factors

  2. Operates, cares for, and maintains equipment

  3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

  4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

  5. Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, tabletops, floors)

  6. Stocks supplies daily

  7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

  8. Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

  9. Productive during periods of decreased workflow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

  2. Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner

  3. Identifies, troubleshoots, and initiates quality improvement

  4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee:

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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