Company: HCA Healthcare
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Description Do you want to be a part of a family and not just
another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where
diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and
find out what it truly means to be a part of a team. We value your
contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our
teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking an MRI
Technologist to join our family. Come be a part of the change! We
offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and
student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this
HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe - Conroe, TX
MRI Technologist - Imaging
HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe is a tertiary acute care 342 bed
hospital that has been serving the community for more than 75
years. It provides a 24-hour designated Level II trauma center,
Level III neonatal intensive care unit, cardiac care services,
women's center, daVinci robotic surgery, neurosciences, pediatric
care, rehabilitation therapy, sleep center, radiology, hyperbaric
medicine, diagnostic/imaging services, and wound care facility. HCA
Houston Healthcare Conroe is affiliated with HCA Houston
Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The
division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient
surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging
facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas.
Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13
off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. What
you will do in this role:
- Under the direction of the CT/MRI Supervisor, Manager of
Medical Imaging, Director of Oncology Services and Medical Imaging,
and Staff Radiologists, the MRI Technologist is responsible to
safely and proficiently perform magnetic resonance imaging
procedures and related patient care according to, government
regulations, physician orders, policies and procedures of the
Medical Imaging Department, and policies and procedures of the
- Demonstrates technical knowledge and appropriate care of
patients relative to their age specific needs.
- Understands and follows established magnet safety rules. Always
screens any person entering the MRI scanning room for the presence
of ferrous metal including patients, family members, physicians
nurses, hospital employees, housekeepers, and service personnel.
Keeps the room locked when the department is unattended to prevent
accidental or unauthorized entry.
- Verbally questions patient and/or family and/or checks patient
chart for indications of in-body metal. Acquires screening x-rays
if necessary to determine the presence of surgical clips, metal
implants, pacemakers, and etc.
- Carefully explains MRI procedures to gain patient confidence
and cooperation and to reduce fear and claustrophobia.
- Keeps patient informed of progress during the procedure.
Remains at the control station during the scan keeping the patient
- Consistently produces diagnostic quality scans without
assistance or direct supervision. Uses good judgment in seeking
assistance or supervision when it is needed.
- Consistently uses correct sequence protocols. Shows ability to
adapt imaging routines to special imaging situations. Has a good
working knowledge of sectional anatomy.
- Schedules patients as needed using good judgment regarding
anticipated scan times. Is able to accept and adapt to inevitable
scanner and/or patient delay problems without reacting in anger.
Patiently works to resolve problems and avoid conflict. Seeks
workable solutions to scheduling and cancellation problems to
- Is able to handle the stress of demanding physicians when the
MRI schedule is full. Seeks to form and maintain positive relations
with physicians and their office staffs to gain their cooperation
- Places patients in various coils properly. Explains the purpose
of the coil to the patient.
- Uses good judgment in consulting a radiologist before
initiating scans to insure appropriate sequencing.
What qualifications you will need:
- Current MRI registry with the American Registry of Radiologic
Technologists (ARRT) or registry eligible (or) registry in another
medical imaging modality with acceptable education and training in
- Appropriate MRI imaging experience and demonstrated competency
as determined by the Department Director and Medical Director.
- CPR Certification. HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of
Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks
63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as
one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our
tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you. If
you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We
promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you
will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing
so apply today! We are an equal opportunity employer and value
diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of
race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,
age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Conroe , MRI Technologist, Other , Conroe, Texas
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