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MRI Lead

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Primary City/State:

Sun City, Arizona

Department Name:

Work Shift:

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Up To $10,000 Sign-on incentive offered with 12 months experience; requires a 1 year commitment

Phoenix is Arizona's major city and the fifth most populated city in the United States. It includes the posh resorts and green golf courses of Scottsdale, Tempe's lively college-town vibes, arts-friendly Mesa and pro-sports hub Glendale, several American Indian tribal lands, and the suburban cities of Chandler and Gilbert.

Specific job details:

  • In this lead MR role, there would be a focus on MR safety oversight and sharing of high level technical information with other MR staff members
  • You will lead and mentor technologist team members in providing superior patient care; comfort, safety and confidentiality
  • Operation of MRI Scanner: you are responsible for patient safety, the performance of high quality Scans, performing and remaining current on MRI protocols
  • Ordering supplies, cleaning equipment, and scan room preparation
  • Troubleshooting equipment issues and reporting them to the relevant department when necessary
  • Utilize ancillary tools and equipment appropriately: PACS and other software systems
  • Image Post Processing: responsible for post processing images including transfer of images to PACS, ensuring all post processing steps are complete Leadership: proven ability and interest in training new technologists in all facets of the role including patient safety, room preparation, effective communication, image acquisition, time management and post processing.

    About the Unit: Banner is a great place to work, we are invested in great patient care. We offer an environment that support teamwork, collaboration, growth opportunities, and work life balance. Building strong relationships is at the core of all we do.

    Banner Boswell Med Ctr Schedule: 5 days a week 8A-430P. Call Requirements, holiday & weekend rotations? Flexible

    Call requirements usually consist of 2 holidays (1 major holiday and 1 minor holiday per year that rotates based on Banner's 6 recognized holidays), and 1 call weekend every month. As for week days it would be 2 weekday call shifts. As this is a leader position there would be some flexibility. Call pay rate is standard at 5 dollars an hour with double time for call back.

    Banner Gateway Med Ctr Schedule Details: General schedule will be 5 days per week-hours may vary, but generally 7a-3:30p. Shifts may vary based on departmental and daily needs. Some call requirement, holiday and weekend rotation may be required at times. Hired candidate will be required to cover staffing vacancies on a consistent basis, due to PTO, sick calls, and unanticipated events

    This position facilitates services and provides clinical support within the department. Performs prescribed procedures as directed by following department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to organize and provide care appropriate to patient population.

    1. Provides or facilitates patient care for patient populations and serves as a resource to staff for clinical support. Assumes responsibility for direct patient care when necessary. Promotes interdisciplinary patient care planning and patient education.

    2. Demonstrates leadership qualities in support of department needs and collaborates with various departments, outside vendors, and other departments to assure adequate resources and the proper coordination of safe, efficient patient care management.

    3. Serves as resource to patients, families, providers and staff in providing care by facilitating patient flow. Assists in the interpretation of department/facility/system policies within the clinical setting. Responsible for providing safe and cost effective care while considering patient satisfaction and customer service.

    4. Participates in staff development, orientation, education and evaluation of clinical competencies. Mentors staff to increase clinical, critical thinking and problem solving skills. May participate in employee performance assessments.

    5. Supports change and assists in the development, interpretation, implementation and evaluation of the process improvement and quality management activities of the department/system. May serve as QA and clinical educator. May coordinate and assist in development of QI/QC projects.

    6. Monitors staff usage and ensures staffing meets patient needs in a fiscally responsible manner.

    7. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to imaging practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information. Adheres to safety policies.

    8. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Performs prescribed procedures in accordance with established departmental/facility policies and procedures.

    9. This position functions within the Imaging department of the assigned facility. Participates on committees as assigned. Internal customers: All levels of medical imaging and nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients and family members.


    Certificate or diploma from an approved/accredited Radiologic Technology program or equivalent program for other modalities (MRI, Nuclear Medicine, CAT Scan, Mammography, Diagnostic imaging).

    Requires national certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and/or modality qualified licensure (NMTCB, ARDMS, ARMRIT). Licensure by state regulatory agency required, if applicable. Advance certification by accrediting body in specialty required (MRI, Nuclear Medicine, CAT Scan, Mammography), if applicable. BLS certification required. Depending on certification and modality(ies) coordinating, may be assigned to a single modality or Multi-Modality Medical Imaging Coordinator role (Ultrasound Coordinator, MRI Coordinator, Mult Mod Med Img Coord, etc.)

    This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with 3+ years of experience. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.


    Health care related Bachelors degree and prior supervisory experience preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


    Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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