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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist - Columbia, S.C.

Prisma Health
tuition assistance
United States, South Carolina, Columbia
May 26, 2024

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary

Will work under the general supervision of the MRI Manager, site-specific Lead Tech or Radiologist. The technologist is responsible for the independent operation of the MRI equipment achieving high-quality images, maintaining an optimal level of patient care, while working with patients of all ages. The technologist is responsible for screening all patients and staff entering into zone 3 and 4 to ensure magnet safety. All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Prisma Health's values: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Are you a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Tech interested in multiple areas of Acute Care?

You can apply now and learn more about the opportunities and various areas our MRI Techs support at Prisma Health in the Columbia, SC area. We have opportunities at the following acute care hospitals:

  • Baptist Hospital
  • Richland Hospital

We offer a sign-on bonus for eligible full-time positions.\u00A0 MRI Tech\u2019s must have both ARRT(*) and South Carolina (SCRQSA) certifications.\u00A0 We also offer $1,800 student tax-free loan repayment (per year) and $2,500 tuition assistance (per year).

Once you apply, our Talent Acquisition Team will reach out and schedule a time to discuss the many exciting opportunities Prisma Health has to offer. Not ready to apply or want to learn more about\u00A0Prisma Health? Please visit careers.prismahealth.org for more information about our organization.

* This position offers a grace period to obtain specific modality certification.

Accountabilities

  • Performs all procedures proficiently and strives to maintain high quality. This includes proper positioning, choosing appropriate coils,and thorough knowledge of scanning protocols. Imaging studies must be completed in a timely manner, charged appropriately, and then taken to the radiologist for interpretation as soon as possible after the completion of the exam. 35%

  • Identify patients using two patient identifiers. Communicate with patient and/or medical staff concerning MR safety questionnaire and other pertinent clinical history. Obtain completed questionnaire and proper history to ensure magnet safety for patients entering department. Communicate with appropriate medical staff any sedation needs of the patient. Informs patients and families of delays.30%

  • Prepares scan room for procedures using approved cleaning protocols. Appropriately discards sharps and maintains appropriate level of supplies and linen in rooms.10%

  • Properly prepares and administers contrast materials associated with MRI procedure that are within scope of practice as prescribed by a physician or in approved Radiology protocol .5%

  • Knows and implements emergency procedures as needed.5%

  • Performs department and hospital related computer functions pertinent to job. Enters and records all data accurately and promptly. 5%

  • Exhibits competency in performing quality control tasks associated with equipment and procedures to ensure standards are met. 5%

  • Stays abreast of organizational, affiliate and departmental changes/updates by checking email on each shift. 5%

  • Provides clinical instruction to staff technologists and students. As needed, will prepare staff schedules to ensure department is staffed properly and coordinate daily workflow.5%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

N/A

Minimum Requirements

  • Certification Program - Graduate of accredited Radiologic Technology program

In Lieu Of

Team members in this job as of 11/08/2020 are grandfathered from the minimum requirements listed above pending state and regulatory requirements.

Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses

  • ARRT registered in Radiology & MRI; OR ARRT registered in MRI; OR ARMRIT-American Registry of MRI certification

  • BLS

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Basic computer skills

  • Knowledge of office equipment (fax/copier)

  • Proficient computer skills (database)

  • Data entry

  • Mathematical skills

Work Shift

Variable (United States of America)

Location

Corporate

Facility

7001 Corporate

Department

70019061 Talent Acquisition

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary

Will work under the general supervision of the MRI Manager, site-specific Lead Tech or Radiologist. The technologist is responsible for the independent operation of the MRI equipment achieving high-quality images, maintaining an optimal level of patient care, while working with patients of all ages. The technologist is responsible for screening all patients and staff entering into zone 3 and 4 to ensure magnet safety. All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Prisma Health's values: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Are you a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Tech interested in multiple areas of Acute Care?

You can apply now and learn more about the opportunities and various areas our MRI Techs support at Prisma Health in the Columbia, SC area. We have opportunities at the following acute care hospitals:

  • Baptist Hospital
  • Richland Hospital

We offer a sign-on bonus for eligible full-time positions.\u00A0 MRI Tech\u2019s must have both ARRT(*) and South Carolina (SCRQSA) certifications.\u00A0 We also offer $1,800 student tax-free loan repayment (per year) and $2,500 tuition assistance (per year).

Once you apply, our Talent Acquisition Team will reach out and schedule a time to discuss the many exciting opportunities Prisma Health has to offer. Not ready to apply or want to learn more about\u00A0Prisma Health? Please visit careers.prismahealth.org for more information about our organization.

* This position offers a grace period to obtain specific modality certification.

Accountabilities

  • Performs all procedures proficiently and strives to maintain high quality. This includes proper positioning, choosing appropriate coils,and thorough knowledge of scanning protocols. Imaging studies must be completed in a timely manner, charged appropriately, and then taken to the radiologist for interpretation as soon as possible after the completion of the exam. 35%

  • Identify patients using two patient identifiers. Communicate with patient and/or medical staff concerning MR safety questionnaire and other pertinent clinical history. Obtain completed questionnaire and proper history to ensure magnet safety for patients entering department. Communicate with appropriate medical staff any sedation needs of the patient. Informs patients and families of delays.30%

  • Prepares scan room for procedures using approved cleaning protocols. Appropriately discards sharps and maintains appropriate level of supplies and linen in rooms.10%

  • Properly prepares and administers contrast materials associated with MRI procedure that are within scope of practice as prescribed by a physician or in approved Radiology protocol .5%

  • Knows and implements emergency procedures as needed.5%

  • Performs department and hospital related computer functions pertinent to job. Enters and records all data accurately and promptly. 5%

  • Exhibits competency in performing quality control tasks associated with equipment and procedures to ensure standards are met. 5%

  • Stays abreast of organizational, affiliate and departmental changes/updates by checking email on each shift. 5%

  • Provides clinical instruction to staff technologists and students. As needed, will prepare staff schedules to ensure department is staffed properly and coordinate daily workflow.5%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

N/A

Minimum Requirements

  • Certification Program - Graduate of accredited Radiologic Technology program

In Lieu Of

Team members in this job as of 11/08/2020 are grandfathered from the minimum requirements listed above pending state and regulatory requirements.

Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses

  • ARRT registered in Radiology & MRI; OR ARRT registered in MRI; OR ARMRIT-American Registry of MRI certification

  • BLS

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Basic computer skills

  • Knowledge of office equipment (fax/copier)

  • Proficient computer skills (database)

  • Data entry

  • Mathematical skills

Work Shift

Variable (United States of America)

Location

Corporate

Facility

7001 Corporate

Department

70019061 Talent Acquisition

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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