Billings Clinic MRI Technologist (PT) in Billings, Montana
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Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.
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MRI Technologist (PT)
MRI (Billings Clinic Main Campus)
Shift: Day, Evening, Weekends
Employment Status: Part-Time (.5 - .74)
Hours per Pay Period: 0.50 = 40 hours (Non-Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE: 31.21 - 36.67
Under the general supervision of the Manager, the MRI Technologist operates and maintains the magnetic resonance scanner, enhances public awareness concerning magnetic resonance imaging, and assures the safety of patients and public in application of high quality diagnostic magnetic resonance (MR) images.
Essential Job Functions
•Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission and philosophy of Billings Clinic and department/service.
•According to established procedures and protocols, prepares patient for exam by assisting with dressing and undressing; assuring the removal of all metal objects and proper patient screening, lifting and assisting the patient to the exam table, proper positioning and preparation for the MR exam.
•Responsible for patient and family education prior to the procedure, minimizing claustrophobic reactions and obtaining cooperation from the patients.
•Performs the MR procedures that best assists the referring physician and radiologist in obtaining a diagnosis and improving patient management. Uses personal judgement in protocol development. Involves the radiologist and referring physician in protocol selection.
•Maintains patient and visitor safety with regard to entering the scan room. Ensures that no ferromagnetic objects enter the scan room. Ensures that personal articles are not inadvertently carried into the room and damaged. Responsible for maintaining the security zone strictly limiting access to the magnet room.
•Provides the radiologist with digital images within 30 minutes of completed exam. Ensure proper patient history and scan protocol information is included. All pertinent information is supplied to the radiologists expediently. Assists radiologist with directly viewing and manipulating images via viewing console and network technologies.
•Performs secretarial, clerical duties as required. May assist with proper patient scheduling, patient registration, answering questions and filing.
•Takes an active role in policy formation and revision. Make recommendations to Manager for changes. Participation in the development of departmental goals and objectives. Will make recommendations and presentations to Medical Directors and other health care professionals when requested. This includes typing skills, computer skills, presentation skills and basic research abilities.
•Responsible for proper venipuncture technique to inject contrast media under the supervision of a radiologist or assist the Radiology RN in establishing proper vein access. Must be prepared to aggressively assist or take responsibility in an emergency situation.
•Maintains knowledge of current applications within field by reading appropriate journal articles, attending lectures, in-services and seminars. Must utilize these resources to self-teach basic MR physics during the first year in absence of accredited MR training program. Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements.
•Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.
•Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization including maintaining inventory of medical supplies, linen, , other associated scan supplies; maintaining a neat, orderly work area; cleaning magnet and patient transport table; maintaining other ancillary equipment.
Minimum Qualifications Certification & Licsensure
Certifications and Licenses
•Registry with the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) or be registry eligible within six months of employment
•Healthcare Provider CPR Certification
•Current Montana state licensure for Radiologic Technology
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.