St. Luke's University Health Network MRI Technologist Weekend Full-Time Days: On the Job Cross Training available for certified ARRT Technologist in Allentown, Pennsylvania
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The MRI Technologist performs MRI examinations on patients based on department procedures and under direction of department Section Chief and Manager. The position will require a significant degree of judgment in the performance of assigned duties.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the successful technical continuity of care for patients receiving MRI studies.
Communicates to radiologists clinical observations made during MRI examination. Presents clinical history as recorded on appropriate documentation to radiologist.
Demonstrates competency in venipuncture skill for patients requiring contrast administration during MRI studies.
Demonstrates competency in the knowledge of the RIS/HIS modules appropriate to their job responsibilities.
Assists in gathering, recording data and serving as committee member for Radiology Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement program.
Accurately adheres to downtime procedures to assure appropriate information is available resulting in excellent continuity of care for patients.
Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
Provides educational information to the patient regarding their examination.
Accountable for quality of digital images sent to PACS. Verify correct patient is selected from worklist, ensures accuracy of Medical Record information prior to being sent to PACS.
Reviews patient safety checklist prior to patient’s study.
Responsible for the success of the department to achieve Press Ganey goal. Every patient should receive patient education and your personalized business card. Apology cards should be sent or given to all patients when we do not meet their expectations.
Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Frequent use of fingers and hands to operate equipment and chart information. Sitting for up to 5 hours in 50 minute increments. Standing and walking for up to 3 hours in 15 minute increments. Pushing, pulling and lifting of patients up to 400 pounds with assistance. Occasional stooping, lifting and raising arms above shoulder level. Lifting and moving of objects of up to 30 pounds. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to normal vision. Must not have any metal implants or pacemaker, which would be a contraindication to work around the MRI magnet.
Graduate from an ARRT recognized education program, or ARRT registered, or ARRT registry eligible. Advanced MRI registry required within 1 year of hire.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Two (2) years experience as a staff technologist preferred. 1-year experience as an MRI technologist preferred. History of computer usage experience required. Current CPR certification required.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (http://www.slhn.org/EOE)
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (http://www.slhn.org/) (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 18,000 employees providing services at 14 campuses and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue of $2.7 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s established the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system to earn Medicare’s five-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. U.S. News & World Report ranked St. Luke’s #1 in the Lehigh Valley and #6 in the state. Three of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals are St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s flagship University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health nine times total and seven years in a row, including in 2021 when it was identified as THE #1 TEACHING HOSPITAL IN THE COUNTRY. In 2021, IBM Watson Health also named St. Luke’s among the 15 Top Health Systems nationally. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers..
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