Under general supervision, produces and records magnetic resonance images to assist physician in the diagnostic process, provides information and advice regarding the process and equipment, produces radiology images and performs other related duties. Communicating with patients to verify information to explain procedure and to follow protocol as ordered by radiologist. Preparing and positioning patients, and operating equipment to provide medical staff with accurate and timely diagnostic images. Assisting with orientation of radiology technologists in the MRI environment production of magnetic resonance images as assigned. Participating in the collection of quality assurance data. Monitoring equipment in accordance with the departmental program and notifying supervisor of any anomalies in operation or results. Assisting in the development of policies and procedures related to magnetic resonance. Assisting with in-service programs for departmental staff. Maintaining examining rooms including cleaning, stocking supplies, etc. Assisting in the reception and filing duties of the department. Sharing in responsibility for on-call. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.
As a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist I, you will produce and record magnetic resonance images for interpretation by a Radiologist or Cardiologist for the purpose of diagnosis and tracking of disease and pathology. You will produce high quality diagnostic MRI images as ordered by a Physician, prepare and position patients for examination, review patient history, explain procedures, respond to the physical and psychological needs of patients throughout the scanning procedure, and maintain MRI equipment.
Classification: MRI Technologist I
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: NZ QEII HOSP Mob-MRI
Primary Location: Grande Prairie QE II Hsp/Mac
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 15-JUL-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 27-JUL-2020
Temporary End Date: 31-JAN-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 60
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $37.15
Maximum Salary: $47.75
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of diploma from an accredited Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program required or completion of certificate from an accredited MRI Technologist program plus a diploma from an accredited Program in Medical Radiology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound), Nuclear Medicine or Radiation Therapy. Active or eligible for registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
The incumbent will be evaluated on the above with respect to the following: Excellence in the performance of technical functions. Evidence of attention to details of the work environment. Maintenance of positive, professional relationships within the organization as well as in AHS.Evidence of team and individual development. Registration: Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists. Alberta College of Medical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologists Education: Graduation from an approved MRI Technologist program. CAMRT certified in MRI or registry eligible. Ability to plan, schedule and complete assignments in coordination with medical staff and in accordance with departmental policies, procedures and priorities. Ability to analyze and evaluate own work, and to implement corrective measures as required. Ability to communicate effectively with patients and staff. Evidence of care and understanding in communications with patients. Evidence of physical ability, coordination and dexterity to operate equipment. Reviewing requisitions and patient histories to identify physicians’ requirements and to organize workload. Scheduling appointments in coordination with office supervisor.
Previous experience in magnetic resonance imaging an asset. Extensive experience in various specialized diagnostic imaging modalities preferred. Computer training and literacy is preferred. Evidence of ongoing professional development and educational courses preferred Leadership and human resources education preferred