Cardiac MRI Tech

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Day/Evening
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 138586
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Summary

Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
 
$20,000 Transition Bonus!  ** Current Maine Health Employees not eligible- must be separated from MH for at least 6 months **
  • Position Summary
    • This is an entry level MRI Technologist position requiring competence in performing basic MRI exams with an emphasis on cardiac scans.
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    • Rotating schedule:
      Week 1 Monday(7-1930), Wednesday(7-1930) and Thursday(930-2200)
      Week 2 Monday(7-1930), Thursday(7-1930) and Friday (930-2200)
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  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Knowledge of Magnetic Resonance equipment, procedures and techniques, magnet safety, as well as anatomy and physiology acquired through completion of an ARRT appropriate accredited program in MRI Technology.
    • License/Certifications: Eligible for certification in MRI by the ARRT. BLS certified.
    • Experience: Minimum experience: Demonstrated competence in MR imaging as obtained through clinical training as part of education in an accredited program in MRI Technology. 1 year of experience as an MRI Technologist in a hospital setting is preferred. Experience as an MRI technologist in a large hospital is a plus.
    • Proficiencies:
      • Analytical ability to determine the best method to providing requested images based on the patient’s physical state and pathology in accordance with established protocols.
      • Interpersonal skills necessary to explain MR procedures to patients to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation. Must communicate effectively with radiologists.
      • Ability to perform and/or adapt to the changes associated with different work environments and different equipment.
      • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously (i.e. begin next scan, post process last scan, and transmit images).

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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