HCA, Hospital Corporation of America MRI Technician - Full Time, Evenings in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 981 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.

As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website atwww.sahealth.comand select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

General Statement of Duties:

The MRI Technologist is responsible to perform diagnostic procedures utilizing MRI and imaging equipment. Performs all MRI procedures and is responsible for the quality control in the MRI area.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Must demonstrate knowledge in all areas of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, positioning, procedure preparation and technical factors associated with the MRI systems.

  2. Responsible for the proper use of the RIS (scheduling exams, patient tracking, film tracking, proper completion of exams, capture charges).

  3. Responsible for all other equipment used in MRI, such as monitoring equipment, stereotactic biopsy equipment and any other devices/equipment used in MRI.

  4. Demonstrates enthusiasm in performing and accepting work assignments.

  5. Must demonstrates the ability to assess a situation consider alternatives and choose an appropriate course of action.

  6. Will demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care to pediatric adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

*Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics: *

  1. Education: ONE of the following:

    A. Certificate of Training in Radiologic Technology or MRI Program

    B. Associates of Science or higher degree

  2. Experience: None required

  3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

  4. Preferred: Two years experience in MRI

5.*Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required: *

A. New Hire: ONE of the following within 6 months of hire date: a.American Registration of Radiologic Technologists, ARRT (MR) certification OR b.American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMRIT). B. Current Employees: ONE of the following by December 31, 2012: a.American Registration of Radiologic Technologists, ARRT (MR) certification OR b.American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMRIT).
  1. License, Certificates, or Registrations Preferred: Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) Certification from Texas Department of Health

Job: *Imaging

Title: MRI Technician - Full Time, Evenings

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-84407