This position is for a Full Time MRI Technologist at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY.
Job Summary / Job Purpose
MRI Technologist Operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images for use by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Obtains patient history and screening forms, explains routine procedures and addresses patient concerns. Responsible for maintaining patient record and files. Performs quality assurance on magnetic resonance scanner.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Performs procedures to ensure quality patient care in accordance with Radiologist’s expectations and protocols.
Displays knowledge and complies with the National Patient Safety goals.
Supports and reports any identified compliance matters.
Participates in hospital and department quality assurance programs to ensure safety and satisfaction.
Maintains professional development and education for technical competency.
Uses standard precautions, PPE, at all times.
Maintains regulatory compliance and licensure for current position.
Attends all KYOne Health required educational programs as well as all Learn modules.
Contributes to the efficient operation and monitoring of the department and utilizes our resources efficiently.
Demonstrates complete working knowledge of equipment within assigned area.
Knowledge and performance of the Code of Conduct Standards.
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology
Possess and maintain certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Possess and maintain certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) within 1 year of employment or transferring into the position.
State of Kentucky License required.
BLS within 30 days of employment.
Experience (required and preferred):
.Previous experience in MRI preferred but not essential for all positions.
Internal Number: 2019-R0227546
About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We consist of 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 Kentucky counties.
At CHI Saint Joseph Health, we are dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. We are guided by our strong mission and faith-based heritage and work through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities we serve.
CHI Saint Joseph Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and adva...nced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs. Learn more at commonspirit.org.
The mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities.
We are guided by our Mission and Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.
Profound respect and awe for all of creation, the foundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others and our journey to God.
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Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another’s joy and sorrow.
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