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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA EC30 4200 - MRI Technologist Campaign in Charleston, South Carolina

MUHA EC30 4200 - MRI Technologist

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose:

  • The MRI Technologist will utilize all MRI resources to perform high quality MRI examinations on entire patient population (neonate through geriatrics) for interpretation by a physician.

  • The MRI Technologist demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and case of the patients served.

  • The MRI Technologist will lead in establishing a safe environment for the patients, visitors, and team members.

Minimum Training and Education: Graduation from an accredited school of radiologic technology and one year of radiologic experience.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Ultrasound Technologist will provide care for each patient throughout their procedure in accordance with MUSC’s standard of care, the patients age specific and case specific sensitivities.

  • Participates in hospital and department quality assurance programs to ensure safety and satisfaction.

  • Maintains professional development and education for technical competency.

  • Work independently while also fostering teamwork and effective communication to develop themselves and the staff around them.

Why Join the Medical University of South Carolina?

  • MUSC is the oldest medical school in the South.

  • U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina.

  • MUSC is comprised of 1,600 beds and more than 100 outreach sites between 8 hospitals. MUSC’s flagship hospital, Health University Medical Center, is comprised of 865 beds.

  • MUSC has a collective annual budget of $3.2 billion and more than 17,000 team members.

Recent Accolades:

  • MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Critical Care Unit Awarded the Society of Critical Care Medicine 2021 ICU Design Citation Award.

  • MUSC ranked state’s No. 1 hospital sixth year in a row.

  • Becker's Hospital Review: 100 Great Hospitals in America, 2020.

  • MUSC Health becomes first ALS Certified Treatment Center of Excellence in South Carolina.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected Positons) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positons) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)