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MRI Technician - Registry

~ 2 yrs Radiology or MRI program graduate
~ 1 hour annually in stroke care ~ Basic knowledge of cross
sectional anatomy and
usual MRI procedures
~ ARRT Registry
~ IDNS License
~ CPR Certification
~ MRI Certification within 12 months of hire into position
~ Ability to work overtime when required.
Ability to be flexible in starting times to meet demands. (weekend rotation and flexible hours.)
~ Attends additional educational and safety inservices,
~ Ability to respond to work at short notice.
~ Exposed to radiation.
~ Ability to operate portable equipment.
~ Ability to deal with extremely ill patients.
~ Ability to communicate with patients
~ Ability to adjust to flexible work hours
~ Ability to work weekends, holidays and emergency call~back
~ Ability to participate on~call program and available to meet department needs with minimal notice..
~ Ability to make independent professional decisions using good judgment skills.
~ Ability to practice high quality patient care and technical competence.
~ Ability to function with minimal assistance in performing job activities.
~ Ability to demonstrate oral and written communication skills.
~ May be exposed to hazardous chemicals

~ Ability to attend out~of~town site visits to view equipment.

This position will need to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging. Prior experience with various age groups is preferred.
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Performs a comprehensive range of magnetic resonance procedures, providing
examinations of optimal quality for the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury.

Accountable for the positioning and immobilization of patients and proper selection of technical factors along with computer reformatting of acquired data to obtain magnetic resonance scans and procedures of optimal quality.
Accountable for obtaining documentation for department records related to patient statistics, supplies, patient billing information and preservation of patient records.
Accountable for securing pertinent history from patient, patient's chart or family member to provide the radiologist with adequate information for examination interpretation and to ensure procedural criteria is met.
Accountable for being compliant with established Accrediting Organization and department safety standards to ensure patients and staff well being at all times.
Accountable for keeping abreast of current magnetic resonance, and radiological skills and new developments in the field.
Accountable for maintaining good relations when dealing with all persons encountered in daily performance of job.

Advocate HealthCare
Full time
Park Ridge, IL 60068, US