David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St.
David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. The 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women's health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St.
David's Women's Center of Texas.
The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St.
David's North Austin Medical Center is also home to St.
David's Children's Hospital. In 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.
The MRI Tech will coordinate services and activities specific to the Imaging area. Monitors all technical clerical functions, which include efficient patient throughput and effective utilization of equipment and human resources, based upon patient load.
The MRI Tech is responsible for performing MRI scans and taking radiographs according to the standards and practices set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs Magnetic Resonance procedures to demonstrate cross-sectional anatomical images for interpretation by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.
Ensures the staff is trained, competent and in-serviced regularly. Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age-specific needs. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary of medical ethics.
Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.
Required: Graduate of an educational program in radiology or MRI accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or graduate of an American Medical Association approved program in Radiologic Technology or MRI or an American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMIT) approved certification or degree program or a military training program of equivalent standards.
Preferred: Associates Degree or higher in Radiologic Technology. One to two years previous experience as an MRI Tech.
Required: Registered Technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist, post-primary certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging - ARRT (MRI) or a certified American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMIT), BLS certification as per SDH policy.
Preferred: Certified Texas Medical Board Medical Radiologic Technologist