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LEAD MRI TECHNOLOGIST

Company: UM Charles Regional Medical Center
Location: La Plata
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 95843

Area of Interest: Allied Health

Location: La Plata,MD US

Hours of Work: M-F rotate thru weekend schedule

Job Facility: UM Charles Regional Medical Center

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

LEAD MRI TECHNOLOGIST
Full Time -
Day Shift; M-F rotate thru weekend schedule
La Plata, Maryland

Great health, great opportunities.

At University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UM CRMC), our talented and diverse groups of professionals represent our strength. Through teamwork and a collaborative work environment, we proudly serve our patients and our community with unwavering commitment. It's our passion for people that motivates us to do great work every single day.

Consistently named among the top 100 Best Places to Work in Maryland, our team members have the opportunity to grow professionally in a supportive and stimulating environment.

Under minimal supervision, performs routine and specialized MRI imaging procedures. Leads clinical and ancillary Imaging staff in MRI.

  • Key Responsibility 1 : Executes clinical competence in MRI across all locations and all patient types.Selects accurate technical factors on an individual patient basis and demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to age of the patient. Administers contrast according to facility policy.
    • Applies knowledge of MRI principles and practices, including anatomy and physiology, MR safety and physics, patient positioning and patient care skills. Adheres to Joint Commission, State, Federal and departmental regulatory compliance standards.
    • Actively participates, and takes a leadership role, in departmental and organizational performance improvement initiatives and efforts to improve workflows, patient experience and quality. Participates as a clinical competency evaluator for students and/or a preceptor for employee training and educational activities.
    • Actively participates in the Clinical Ladder Program, if implemented, at the individual System hospital/location, meeting and maintaining all Program standards and requirements.

      • Key Responsibility 2 : Leads clinical and ancillary staff of the MRI department and facilitates a productive work flow for efficient department operation. Maintains inventory of departmental supplies.

        • Key Responsibility 3 : Performs quality assurance activities. Identifies and reports equipment malfunctions and assures proper follow-up correction by repair services. Resolves clinical/functional issues and escalates problems to the appropriate leadership.
          • Key Responsibility 4 : Provides feedback on staff performance; trains and orients imaging personnel in procedures, equipment, and information systems. Collaborates with departmental leadership to plan, implement, and evaluate budgetary functions, personnel performance, staff scheduling, and educational activities. Actively participates in coaching/mentoring staff in all aspects of job performance.

            • Key Responsibility 5 : Oversees documentation of patient care activity in various electronic health records systems.
            • As a member of our team, you will experience:
              • A supportive, stimulating and collaborative work environment
              • A comprehensive benefits package to support your health and a balanced lifestyle - including health, vision, and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage, Tax-Free Savings Plans, and more!
              • Generous tuition reimbursement to support your continuing education and professional growth.
                What You Need to Be Successful:

                Qualifications

                Education
                • Associate degree, or Certificate, in radiologic technology, or MRI, from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education (USDE) or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
                  Experience
                  • 3+ years
                    Licensures/Certifications
                    • ARMRIT and/or ARRT (MRI) Certification
                    • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification

                      Preferred

                      Education
                      • Bachelor degree in health sciences or related field
                        Experience
                        • 4+ years MRI experience
                          Licensures/Certifications

                          We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Associated topics: ascp, lab, medical, microbiology, molecular, services, surgical technologist, technician, technician i, technician iii

Keywords: UM Charles Regional Medical Center, Alexandria , LEAD MRI TECHNOLOGIST, Other , La Plata, Virginia

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