Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Folsom, CA

Description

Position Overview:


The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist provides magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography patient care services at defined levels.


Ideal candidate will have extensive background in MRI. Primary work location is located in Sacramento, Capitol Pavilion Diagnostic Imaging Center, however, this position may be required to cover multiple facilities throughout Sacramento, Yolo, and Placer counties.


Principal Accountabilities


+ Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.

+ Assures the safety of the MRI environment. Protects patients and staff from potential harm by insuring all individuals entering the area of magnet field influence are screened and only non-ferrous objects are taken into the MRI scan room.

+ Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.

+ Maintains mandated continuing education requirements.

+ May be required to train / precept students and new techs.

+ Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

+ Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.

+ Prepares for and assists the physician in magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography diagnostic and invasive procedures.


Qualifications:


MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:


Education:


+ Graduate of a JRCERT accredited education program in Radiography.

+ Requires ARRT Registered Technologist, RT(R) in good standing.

+ Additional ARRT certification in MagneticResonance Imaging (MR) and /or Computed Tomography (CT) preferred.

+ BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.

+ CA State Licensure(CRT) is required.

+ Fluoroscopy permit may be required as per state regulations.


Experience:


+ Previous experience as an MR Technologist is preferred.

+ Specific CT experience and prior work experience in ahospital setting is preferable.


Knowledge:


+ Complete understanding of MR methodology and equipment is necessary.

+ Broad-based knowledge of crosssectionalanatomy and physiology is required.

+ Knowledge of MR physics is preferred.

+ Understands radiationprotection techniques to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.

+ Able to recognize potential abnormalitiesand prioritize accordingly.


Skills:


+ Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.

+ Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergentsituations.


Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation - Central

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Saturday-Sunday

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About the Company

Sutter Health

Sutter Health has a long history in California. Some of our facilities have been providing care in the communities we serve for more than 100 years. Today, we’re proud to partner with more than 12,000 doctors to care for more than 3 million people.

We’re inspired by our Northern California community and work tirelessly to deliver top-rated, affordable healthcare. Doctors, hospitals, care teams and employees in the Sutter Health network are always looking for new, meaningful ways to care for you and your loved ones. We believe that every moment matters when it comes to helping you live a longer, healthier and happier life.

Our not-for-profit network delivers top-rated, personalized care in more than 100 Northern California communities. Recently ranked among the Top 15 Health Systems in the nation by Truven Health Analytics™, our team of more than 50,000 doctors, employees and volunteers partner to spread innovation, improve access to healthcare services and put our patients’ needs first—all to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability.

Company Size

10,000 employees or more

Industry

Healthcare Services

Employee Benefits

Professional Development, Life Insurance, Vacation/paid time off, Flexible Spending Accounts, Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K, Retirement / Pension Plans, Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement

Founded

1921

Website

https://jobs.sutterhealth.org/