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Estimated Pay $20 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Jefferson, North Carolina

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Job Description
Salary: Pay commensurate with experience.

At Ashe Memorial Hospital, we are driven by our Mission Statement, "To meet the needs of the community by delivering patient-centered, high quality health care."

 

Ashe Memorial Hospital is proud to be Voted Ashe's Best Place to Work 2022 & 2023! Come be a part of our dynamic team; you'll join Ashe's 2022 & 2023 Best Hospital, Best Surgeon, Best Physician, Best Nurse, and Best Medical Practice!  This is your opportunity to make a large difference in a small community!


Hours: 7:30am - 6pm, Mon. - Fri.  | No Supervisory Responsibilities | No Travel | Pay commensurate with experience

 

PRN position in Imaging

 

JOB SUMMARY:


 Performs MRI exams at a technical level that will require independent judgment.  Monitors the quality of MRI exams, coordinates and supervises the workflow in the MRI department.


MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:


Education Requirements:

  • Graduate of AMA accredited school of radiologic technology.
  • Six months of supervised clinical MRI scanning experience and/or an associate degree in an allied health field or bachelor’s degree and certification in another clinical field with six months supervised clinical MRI scanning experience.
  • Candidate must be an individual that is reliable, has good knowledge of MRI positioning and technique.


Experience: Six months of supervised clinical MRI scanning experience and/or an associate degree in an allied health field or bachelor’s degree and certification in another clinical field with six months supervised clinical MRI scanning experience.

 

License/Certifications:

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered.
  • CPR certification and maintain certification.
  • MR registered preferred.


ESSSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  1. Identifies patient by AMH policy, introduces himself/herself to patient.
  2. Dresses patient according to procedure. Properly position patient into scanner and utilizes Radiologist approved required protocol for the exam.
  3. Administers correct dosages of oral and IV contrast as required for each exam as required for optimal exam quality.
  4. Properly acquires images that comply with departmental standards of high quality.
  5. Explains imaging procedure to patient in terms they can understand, and documents patient teaching.
  6. MRI room is properly prepared, neat orderly, and clean exemplifies professional appearance.
  7. Identifies common clinical indications for imaging studies and notes discrepancies.
  8. Understands and describes the proper procedural preps for each exam.
  9. Assesses patient per imaging policies, appropriate completion of assessment forms.
  10. Coordinates and organizes patient throughput in the MRI department to achieve customer satisfaction.
  11. Keeps radiologist informed of history that may be pertinent to the completion of the exam.
  12. Submits MRI Images for radiologist review with all required documentation.
  13. Understands how to use Meditech system and completes all requirements to assure exams are correctly ordered and moved to the “Taken” Status.
  14. Scans and documents all medications and allergies in Meditech as required by policy.
  15. Knowledge of PACS system and how to operate make appropriate changes prior to sending to the Radiologist.
  16. Make CDs, print CryptoChart forms and PowerShare images.
  17. Performs Quality Control/Quality Assurance.
  18. Actively looks for other duties to perform when patient volumes are down.
  19. Goals from previous performance evaluation were met.


Must be willing to receive all required vaccinations (i.e., flu shot, etc.). All new employees working must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment (unless the new hire has requested and received an exemption). Candidates for employment will be notified of this policy requirement prior to the start of employment. After receiving an offer of employment, new employees must provide proof of vaccination or request and receive an exemption before beginning work.


To apply, please fill out an application, attach a cover letter, and resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.

Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.

 

***Benefits apply the 1st of the month following employment, per policy.***

*For full job description and benefits, please contact Human Resources.

 

Ashe Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state, and federal regulations will be observed.