Florida Hospital Celebration seeks to hire Lead MRI Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, Florida Hospital Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney's planned community of Celebration, Florida. The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a "living laboratory" of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.
The Imaging department at Florida Hospital Celebration Health is integrally involved across the spectrum of patient care, assisting medical staff in the diagnosis and treatment of patients ranging from routine imaging studies to advanced interventional procedures. Annually, Imaging at Celebration Health performs 132,000 procedures across emergency, inpatient, surgical, and outpatient settings. The department operates within the hospital and services the greater Osceola community. The Imaging team includes more than 100 skilled and engaged staff including Radiologists, Technologists, Nurses, and support staff, working to ensure the patients receive appropriate, quality procedures and results at the right time.
Under general supervision, primary duties include leading and assisting MRI technologists in imaging both neuro and body scans within the guidelines of Florida Hospital's parameters, transmitting images for diagnostic interpretation and keeping the hospital's computer system up to date with the progress of these exams. Follows age specific guidelines while implementing the principles of Florida Hospital. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Provides daily critique/review of MRI exams.
Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of MRI procedures
Knowledge of MRI scanners
Ability to learn and grow with new technology
Customer Service skills
MRI Safety skills
Computer skills to include Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook
Ability to multi-task under stress while dealing with large customer volume
Good organizational and problem-solving skills
General computer skills (Cerner and Impax) (Preferred)
Basic IV competency (Preferred)
General physics and anatomy (Preferred)
Bachelor's degree in healthcare-related discipline (Preferred)
1-3 yrs MRI experience at Florida Hospital (Preferred)
Prior MRI experience on GE magnets (Preferred)
CT experience (Preferred)
PACS experience specific to AGFA preferred (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
ARRT – MR or CT or R
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Florida State License as a general radiographer (Preferred)
ARRT (MR) (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Performs and assists with MRI exams, on all types of patients: Inpatient (IP), Outpatient (OP) and Emergency Department (ED); using FH MRI protocols. Uses FH policy for proper identification of patient prior to performing exam. Educates patient concerning exam. (Exam supervision and Administration)
Completes MRI exams in a timely manner, assists technologists to ensure proper workflow and minimizes empty table time. Follows through after completing exam with communication, transportation and discharge of OPs. (Does not apply to 4250) Monitors daily time and attendance. (Personal Productivity and Accountability)
Performs all types of MRI procedures and operates all equipment safely and properly including scanners, injectors and monitors. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform MRI scans on patients of all ages, adapting protocols as necessary. (For cost center 4250 only) Completes quarterly technologist competency reviews on assigned employees. (Clinical Competence)
Properly screens each patient, visitor, employee who enters the MRI facility for contraindications for admission to the magnet room. Requests work orders for broken equipment. Maintains supplies by notifying supervisor/manager to order items when par levels are low. Performs QA on magnets within American College of Radiology (ACR) guidelines. Employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling pharmaceutical waste) to include proper handling and transport of pharmaceutical waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment. (Safety and the Environment of Care)
Reviews all images of all MRI exams, repeating sequences as necessary for best possible result; assists others in these decisions. Provides supervisor/manager feedback for employees' evaluations. Performs daily review of radiologist key word and monthly image quality review of exams on assigned employees. (Image Quality and Documentation)
Uses computer system for ordering, changing, and canceling exams according to protocol. Confirms order matches exam before pushing to PACS or correctly 'fixes' exams on workstation or PACS. (Data Processing)
Assists with collection of data for all KPI's, realizing final goals of department. Participates on teams as asked. Maintains and implements corrective educational steps in daily radiologist key word audits. Utilizes Service Recovery techniques for patients and families as needed. (Performance Improvement)
Consistently attends department and leadership meetings or other mandatory meetings showing positive engagement toward department and others. Helps create and implement active growth and development ideas for technologists and department. Actively listens and is responsible for knowing content. (Department Meeting Attendance)
For cost center 4250: Floats between the Medical Plaza, Main Hospital and Ginsberg Tower Surgery Suite assisting and or relieving for breaks, meetings and intra-operative OR cases.
Evening/Night/Weekend Lead Technologist duties may include some of the coordinator responsibilities such as researching patient history prior to sending for patient to ensure exam is accurately performed. Contacts the unit nurses or physicians if order clarification or correction is required. Verifies laboratory results as well as facilitates the completion of all exams in as little time as possible. Keeps workflow moving and minimizes empty table time.
Additionally, the lead is responsible for team focus which includes rounding with staff for needs assessment and growth and development opportunities. Takes an active role in department initiatives relating to Press Ganey and Employee Engagement. Also performs weekly preparedness rounding tracers to ensure regulatory requirements are being implemented at the department level. Relays radiologist's concerns as an opportunity to educate the technologists. Reviews daily charge audits to ensure accuracy.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Lead MRI Technologist opportunity with Celebration and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.