MRI Technician Aide - York Hospital Imaging - PRN

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56484

Position Summary:

General Summary:

Works under the general supervision of the technical team of the department. This position assists the technologist in all non-technical aspects of imaging examinations including but not limited to assisting with the movement of patients, positioning, recording histories, documentation of imaging procedures, compiling films and properly submitting the images for interpretation. Contributes to total patient care by accessing pertinent patient information and histories, release of information, general housekeeping and other duties as needed. Maintains all standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in the patient care division and department expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Correctly identifies patients through obtaining and verifying thorough and accurate data and documents.
2 Assists technologist to ensure workflow is efficient, prioritizing appropriately.
3 Coordinates the screening process for both MRI units in order to meet the needs of the technologists.
4 Obtains previous studies and/or reports for technologists.
5 Competent on all levels in providing high quality positioning to all patients based on age, sex, weight and demonstrated needs
6 Always completes MRI screening forms thoroughly and documents all findings for patients, visitors.
7 Makes technologists aware of any safety issues identified during the screening process.
8 Follows all MRI Policies and Procedures for medical emergencies and safety at all times.
9 Competent on all levels in providing safe imaging to all patients based on age, sex, competence, weight and demonstrated needs.
10 Ensures that outside studies and reports have been obtained, collates and transports films for reading by the radiologists, and gives patients proper discharge information.
11 Schedules patient studies and completes appropriate paperwork.
12 Tracks patient exam appropriately using the RIS/PACS.
13 Ensures accurate and complete information prior to completing the study in Radiology Information System.

Required Skills

High School Degree or equivalent  
CPR Certification upon hire or within six months of hire

Required Experience

One year or more
Ability to use MR equipment, laser printer, tele-radiography, telephone, copier, personal computer, pager, TV, and stereo
Ability to use the Radiology Information System (RIS)

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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