Texas Health Resources MRI Technologist in Fort Worth, Texas
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiology technology or an enhanced program
1 year radiologic technologist experience with MRI experience preferred
ARRT (MT) with in 12 months ,
CMRT by either TDH or TMB
BCLS with in 30 days of hire.
Ability to perform quality MRI studies. Good customer service, interpersonal and communication skills required.
Core Belief: Each person has the right to individualized care, which promotes wholeness in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Partnerships are essential to coordinate, integrate, and deliver health care across the continuum.
Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions
Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions
Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)
Checks physician orders and exam requisitions
Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID
Obtain patient history and ensure female patients aged 12-50 complete pregnancy question form
Appropriately handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment
Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient
Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed
Safely administers contrast media and other medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines
IMAGING PROCEDURES, QUALITY AND PROCESSING
Core Belief: To improve the health of the people in the communities we serve and customer satisfaction
Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam
Position patient to correct anatomical area of interest
Performs complex MRI procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations
Adjusts technique and protocol parameters appropriately for age related and body habitus factors
Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique
Maintain attention to details and quality control
Processes and manipulates images
Analyzes image quality and technique adjustments and has the ability to verbalize trouble shooting techniques
Provides after hours call support for radiology and/or CT
EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
Core Belief: Each person has the responsibility to achieve organizational effectiveness by protecting our physical resources and financial performance.
Adjusts technical factors
Operates, cares for and maintains all equipment
Applies knowledge of physics and accessories
Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction
Maintain equipment and room to sanitary standards
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards and performs QC testing
Screens all that are to enter the MRI scan room for possible metal objects
Removes all E-Cylinders, IV Pumps and any other metal objects prior to entering the scan room
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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