Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation. These are the values that define UConn Health, and we are looking for team members that share these same values. Our top rated organization is looking to add two (2) part-time MRI Technologists to our growing team. If you have a background in this field, as well as a passion for customer and patient experience, we want to hear from you.
Individuals appointed in this classification initial perform procedures under limited supervision and independently with gained experience
Promotion from Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist level 1 to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist level II is based on attaining the level 2 requirements of two  years of MRI experience and documented satisfactory performance
SCHEDULE: Every Saturday or Sunday (8 hours per week), 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
At UConn Health, this classification is responsible for providing diagnostic patient care services through
the independent operation/utilization of complex imaging equipment to produce quality images.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging studies and procedures as prescribed by license practitioner integrating pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results in accordance with standards and protocols
Prepares IV site and administers IV contrast agents according to protocol
Prepares patient for procedure including taking a medical history, explaining process to patient and answering questions about the procedure
Correctly position patient for a successful imaging study, and works with Radiologist to protocol exams to ensure the appropriate exam is being performed
Assumes responsibility for patient's care, safety, and physical comfort while they are in your care
Complies with all safety policies and regulations and maintains safety for other and self
Prepares technical findings and contacts physician when required, according to established protocol
Maintains daily log of patients seen, keep track of patients' records; stores digital image data as appropriate and documents patient dose exposures
Maintains imaging equipment and work area cleanliness, and promptly reports equipment failures to appropriate personnel; maintains work area
Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patients' confidentiality
Assists with the daily operations of the MRI Laboratory, such as efficient patient flow, adequate availability of supplies, accurate billing data, and performs related clerical duties as required
Establishes and maintains ethical working relationship with healthcare team
Performs other related duties as required
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Considerable knowledge of physiology and anatomy
Considerable knowledge of applicable diagnostic equipment, procedures and techniques
Knowledge of radiation safety, infection control and patient safety techniques and policies
Skills in social perceptiveness, learning strategies, critical thinking skills, active listening, instructional skills, reading comprehension and written/oral expression skills
Considerable interpersonal skills
Good hand-eye coordination
Ability to communicate effective (oral and written) with patient and health care team
Ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic imaging information in each examination performed
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and health care team
Ability to serve various age group and show sensitivity to patient's multicultural needs
Ability to operate and navigate computerized clinical systems [e.g. PACS and RIS] and office applications [e.g. MS outlook and Word]
Ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situations
GENERAL EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Completion of an accredited radiography program or Associate degree in Science.
Must possess and maintain during employment both Radiography R.T. and Magnetic Resonance Imaging [MRI] certification/registry (MRI)(ARRT) by American Registry of Radiologic Technologist [ARRT]
Must possess and maintain during employment a Connecticut State license to practice radiography
Must possess and maintain during employment an active Basic Life Support [BLS] certificate
Level 1: Must have at least one (1) year of experience working with 3T MRI equipment
Level II: Must have at least two (2) years of experience working with 3T MRI equipment
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us
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