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HonorHealth MRI Tech - Per Diem - Outpatient Medical Imaging - Various Locations in PHOENIX, Arizona

Overview HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. Responsibilities Job Summary Under the direction of a radiologist, this MRI Technologist performs diagnostic/therapeutic procedures, requiring independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. Assumes responsibility for tasks or procedures as assigned. Performs data entry operations using appropriate hospital software package. Staff member may be required to provide coverage at various locations in the network. Reviews patient identification, orders, and history to ensure correct patient, procedure, imaging site, and MRI eligibility. Protocols procedure with radiologist as needed. Transports patients to and from the exam room and assists them into position using safe patient handling techniques and equipment. Performs MRI procedures and observes patient during procedure to ensure patient's safety and comfort. Administers contrast materials as required. Able to initiate emergency response to contrast reaction as needed. Obtains and evaluates images for technical quality assurance factors including image laterality marking and annotation as required by MRI procedure protocols. Utilizes RIS, PACS and other, ancillary image management systems as needed. Assists in coordination of daily workflow for the department’s activities. Maintains equipment in efficient operating order. Performs and documents all required quality control testing. Contacts service for repair and maintenance as directed. Rotates throughout the department as staffing and volume dictates. Participates in orientation, training, and in-servicing of staff, as needed. Maintains an orderly, clean and safe environment of patients and staff in assigned area. Maintains stock and inventory as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education High School Diploma or GED Required Experience 1 year 1 year general radiology experience or MR experience Required Licenses and Certifications American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) One of the following is required prior to start date: ARRT OR US military Radiology General Procedures training program OR American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) Required American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Magnetic Resonance (ARRT-MR) credential must be obtained no later than 12 months after their hire date/transfer date. Required Basic Life Support (BLS) Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Required