MRI Technologist, Casual Position

Date Posted: Oct. 26, 2021
Location: Mercy Hospital – Coon Rapids, MN
Hours: Casual opportunity to cover vacations, holidays, and occasional call
Shift: Day/Evening
Union Contract: Non-Union
Weekend Rotation: Occasional

 Job Summary
This position will work as an Allina Health employee at Mercy Hospital (Coon Rapids, MN). Performs and assists with procedures in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning under the direction of the radiologist, providing timely and quality services to patients. Follows Imaging Department policies to maintain a safe, efficient and economical environment. Interacts with patients to welcome, explain and respond to questions and concerns during and following the procedure.

Responsibilities

  • Completes procedures in compliance with physician orders and department guidelines
    • Identifies patient with two identifiers.
    • Documents accurately all needed aspects of the procedure.
    • Observes and communicates with patient, responding to needs.
    • Maintains safe patient environment in procedure area.
  • Performs procedures with high degree of accuracy
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of all diagnostic equipment.
    • Maintains work knowledge and competence.
    • Gathers all relevant information to assist in interpretation of images.
    • Verifies all imaging has appropriately transferred to imaging storage and retrieval system.
  • Provides accurate clerical function
    • Uses Excellian (electronic medical record).
    • Understands the Enterprise Medical Imaging/Picture Archiving and Communication System.
    • Ensures all documentation is complete post procedure.
  • Communicate with Supervisor and team
    • Reporting problems, issues or ideas.
    • Provides assistance, ideas and information to support the work of others.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Vocational or Technical Training Graduate of accredited School of Radiologic Technology required
  • Less than 2 years MRI experience 1 year preferred
  • Registered Technologist – The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • BLS Tier 1 – Basic Life Support – Multisource required upon hire

Leadership Capabilities

  • See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.
    • I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture
    • I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation
    • I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions
    • I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement
  • Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.
    • I help my team connect to the broader mission
    • I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me
    • I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change
    • I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems
  • Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.
    • I role-model self-care and ongoing development
    • I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success
    • I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning
    • I candidly advocate for the resources I need
    • I support my colleagues in their development and growth
  • Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.
    • I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals
    • I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results
    • I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination
    • I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly
    • I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Succeed Together: Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.
    • I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues
    • I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners
    • I respect others’ opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involved
    • I seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomes

Functional Competencies

  • Communication Skills: Able to communicate well in straight-forward situations.
  • Collaboration: Develops partnerships with internal team members.
  • Company Knowledge: Understands how his/her role relates to others on the team and the role of the team.
  • Functional Knowledge: Thorough understanding of his/her discipline and a rudimentary understanding of other disciplines.
  • Problem Solving: Uses common sense to solve routine issues.

Physical Demands
Medium Work*: Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently

Additional Job Description:  Casual opportunity to cover vacations, holidays, and occasional call.

To apply, submit your resume to HumanResources@mhvi.com

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status.