MRI Technologist / Contingent / Rotating / Wyandotte

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Clinical/Allied Health
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1912657 Requisition #

GENERAL SUMMARY: 

 

Under general supervision, performs magnetic resonance imaging studies using a magnetic resonance imaging device, which includes preparing patients, positioning, setting imaging parameters, and performing computer processing and displaying images. Assists in developing protocol for patient studies. Performs quality control procedures on equipment. 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Explains examination procedure to patients and prepares patient for the examination. 
  • Reviews clinical data on requisition and performs appropriate examination. Obtains additional information about the patient medical history as necessary to ensure a safe procedure for the patient. 
  • Prepares procedure room and regularly replenishes stock such linen and related supplies. 
  • Analyzes anatomical structure of patient, sets up equipment and performs the MRI scan. 
  • Manually controls the equipment to obtain the proper diagnostic information from the area of the body being studied.  
  • Administers contrast and monitors patient for possible reactions as appropriate to the study. 
  • May prepare and set up sterile equipment, monitors, and supplies required for the procedure to be performed.
  • Ensures the adequate supplies are on hand and properly stored.  
  • Assists Radiologist in performing complex diagnostic procedures such as biopsies. 

 


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.  
  • Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography with the advanced ARRT registry in MRI or registry eligible. If registry eligible, registry must be obtained within 12 months of date of hire. Failure to obtain registry within the designated time-frame will result in termination of the Magnetic Resonance Technologist position.  
  • Must maintain the required hours of continued education.  
  • Healthcare Provider certification required. (BCLS)  
  • Two years of experience in Radiography is recommended but not mandatory. 

    Overview

       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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