MRI Technologist

  • Req #: 52856
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH MRI
  • .6 (48 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0700 (7:00 am) - 1930 (7:30 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $37.41 - $54.94
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  • Sign on Bonus: $3,000
  • Relocation Allowance (up to): $1,800
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Performs high-quality magnetic resonance imaging procedures at a technical and professional level that does not require direct supervision. Performs appropriate patient evaluation and uses proper technical factors for diagnostic image production.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Diagnostic Imaging teams at Samaritan Health Services use state-of-the-art imaging technology while providing health care teams with the information needed for a fast, accurate diagnosis. Imaging services include: X-Ray, Fluoroscopy, Bone Density, CT Scan, Digital Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound services. We now offer PET-CT scans, the latest in diagnostic imaging technology and one of the most powerful imaging tools that physicians can use to help diagnose and treat patients with cancer and other diagnoses.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current ARRT (MR) or equivalent credential required. If registry eligible, credential within one (1) year of hire required.
    • Current unencumbered Oregon license in MRI required. If a new graduate, temporary license upon hire and permanent license within one (1) year of hire required.
    • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
    • Radiography background with ARRT RT(R) credential preferred.
    • Experience in a hospital setting preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Adaptability/Flexibility/Social Perceptiveness: Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent situations that may arise with diverse patient populations, as well as adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients. Possess sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Communication/Medical Terminology: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Knowledge of medical records, procedures, and terminology.
    • Confidentiality/Health Information Technology: Knowledge of and ability to comply with State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information and how it applies to health information technology.
    • Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Safety/Mechanical: Knowledge of safety practices and procedures, as well as knowledge of equipment and systems and the ability to promote safe and secure operations.
    • Stress Management/Problem Solving/Time Management: Ability to maintain patience and composure in high stress/difficult situations. Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to be completed within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40-60 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 – 60 Lbs

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      KNEEL (on knees)

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Forward

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

      REACH - Upward

      PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

      PINCH Fingers

       

      SIT

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

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