As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The position is responsible for performing Magnetic Resonance studies while providing a quality health care service that includes total patient care in a comfortable, friendly environment. Excellent communication skills are essential to this position due to required continuous interaction with public and professional/medical personnel. Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of Nemours.
Responsible for working knowledge and operation of GE MR 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla Scanners and Advantage windows workstation.
Knowledge of routine magnetic resonance imaging protocols along with performing patient examinations as set forth in the protocol by the designated radiologist.
Provides accurate room preparation and instructions to patient/family according to the procedure and physically prepares patient for examination which includes explaining the imaging procedure and answers pertinent procedural questions.
Responsible for screening of patients to be imaged for contraindications that may be hazardous to their health or to the safety of others.
Assists radiologists by evaluating patients and obtaining written screening for administration of contrast media.
Starts IVs and injects contrast material for imaging studies.
Observes patient for allergic reaction after administration of contrast.
Maintains work habits consistent with hospital and departmental policies, reports unsafe conditions and incidents to the immediate supervisor and demonstrates safe work habits.
Operates hospital computer systems for patient data entry and retrieval/order entry and completion of study.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care with respect to the appropriate specific chronological age, developmental age or social maturity of the patient.
Must have the ability to work well with others.
Aids in the training of new personnel, students and physicians.
Regular attendance is required.
High School Diploma
MRI board certified within 18 months of employment
CPR certification optional
ABMRS MRSO certification preferred or certified within 18 months of employment.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.