At St. Tammany Health System, delivering world-class healthcare close to home is our goal. That means we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best professionals for every position in our health system.
We believe the pristine beauty of St. Tammany Parish adds to our attractive compensation package.
The health system is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Summary of the Job:
The MRI Technologist must be knowledgeable of MRI and magnet environment. Has knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care, including contrast injections.
Staff knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skilled in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of MRI to provide ongoing patient care. Is skilled in preparing and maintaining team quality assurance.
Skilled in establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with patients, medical staff, and community. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Responsible for the tracking of each study and the PACS acquisition of the study performed.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Performs a variety of other duties consistent with providing quality MRI services.
Must be a graduate of an accredited Radiology program.
Must be registered in MRI within one year. BLS certification through the American Heart Association. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with patients of all types and ages. Must possess strong guest relations skills.
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time.
Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required:
Constant (67%-100%) - lifting, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)- carrying, pushing/pulling, handling/feeling, talking
Occasionally (1%-33%)- climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching
Each St. Tammany Health System staff member is expected to conduct himself or herself according to our mission, vision and values.
Please take time to review those expectations, which can be found by clicking here, before applying for employment. If you feel you are unable to demonstrate those characteristics, we respectfully request that you do not proceed with the application process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
St. Tammany Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Tammany Health System is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
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