M Health Fairview is looking for a Lead MRI Technologist at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN. The Lead MRI Tech position provides informal leadership and guidance to the daily operations of their clinical team. The Lead tech is also accountable for direct patient care services. Imaging Technologists provide services to patients and physicians through the creation of high quality diagnostic imaging, provides quality age-appropriate patient care according to established standards of practice, and works collaboratively with all members of the health care team. M Health Fairview Southdale offers 24/7 Imaging services to Inpatient Units and Emergency patients, and offers outpatient access 7 days a week.
The lead tech ensures the delivery of high quality images and services consistent with the core values of the organization and the professional regulatory and accrediting body standards of the department. They help to ensure operations function at top levels of efficiency, and exceeds customer expectations. Lead Technologists must demonstrate the ability to coordinate the teamwork of the healthcare team, assigning and directing staff, and overseeing the daily workload to facilitate and coordinate patient exams.
The MRI technologist will provide imaging services to a wide variety of examinations from Neuro, Body, Muskuloskeletal, Breast and Vascular.
Maintains and prioritizes work to achieve optimal patient outcomes
Performs individualized, compassionate patient care
Performs high quality examinations
Identifies relevant data from images accurately
Uses appropriate communication skills to meet patient/family, and other customer needs.
Communicates pertinent data clearly to the appropriate health care professional
Participates in creating a culture of patient safety
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency preparedness
Verify patient identification and documentation
Communicate with and educate patient regarding pertinent information during all aspects of exam
Achieves quality diagnostic images through correct patient positioning and use of technical factors according to protocol
Applies established professional guidelines and standards to complex, routine, and non-routine diagnostic testing procedures
Ensures patient data integrity
Adheres to radiologic safety guidelines and diagnostic testing protocols/procedures
Accurately documents in compliance with regulatory agency requirements, completes computer functions, edits, scheduling, and billing status changes
Follows infection control guidelines
Serves as a resource for other healthcare team members
Responds appropriately to emergent situations
Accurate image marking and digital image manipulation and archiving
Assesses the validity of the test results to determine if consistent with changing physiological conditions or if due to possible interfering substances
Acts as a resource for problem-solving resolution
Completed all require continuing education to uphold their imaging licensure
Participates as an active team member
Participates in department/facility process/quality improvement initiatives
Responsible for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge required for position
Cleans and maintains room and supplies
Provides integrated services with customers and care partners to ensure high quality care
Contributes to a positive work environment
Correctly operates equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines
Identifies and responds to equipment problems to ensure equipment is working properly.
Maintains a high level of competency
Follows MRI Safety protocols
Accepts new technology as its introduced into the facility
Participates in Quality Assurance testing as required by regulatory agencies and/or manufacturer recommendations
Technical Certificate and /or Associate Degree in Radiology
BLS - must be current at time of hire
Certification in MRI Safety
Prior MRI Experience (1+ years)
ARRT - MRI certification or successful completion within 18 months of hire
Conflict Management Skills
Advanced communication skills and delivery
Demonstrate Efficient Time Management
Process improvement knowledge and demonstration skills
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.