Sparrow Hospital   Lansing, MI   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on November 3, 2023
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General Purpose of Job:

Performs all assignments delegated by MRI Team Advisor or designee. Accountable for all patient care he/she provides in the MRI department.

Essential Duties:

Mix and deliver oral contrast media.
Prepare power injector for IV contrast.
Obtain access to a vein using similar techniques to phlebotomy.
Monitor injection site for extravasation.
Patient set-up on scanner table.
Access and document lab values.
Prepare patients for MRI procedures by obtaining necessary patient history and safety information.
Educate patients with pre and post procedure information.
Provide comfort measures, hospitality and emotional support.
Transport patients between departments.
Assist in transferring patients from stretchers and wheel chairs to scan table.
Prepare MRI equipment for sedation cases.
Handle incoming phone calls.
Contact nursing units regarding exam times and preps.
Responsible for supply stocking and distribution of supplies to each scan room.
Complete all computer functions required for maintenance of departmental records.

Job Requirements

General Requirements
• Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association within 60 days of hire. * Minimum of Heart Saving Certification

Work Experience
• Minimum of one year direct patient care experience.

• High school diploma, G.E.D. or successful completion of 12 grades combined with continued enrollment in early college program. • Successful completion of Acute Care Nursing Assistant Program OR certified nurse assistant program OR documented completion of Fundamentals of Nursing as a current student in a nursing program OR completion of a medical assistant program OR completion of an EMT or Paramedic program OR phlebotomy training OR actively enrolled in a hands-on clinical or medical vocational course which can include RRT, PTA, Radiology or equivalent

Specialized Knowledge and Skills
• Physically able to lift and move patients and equipment. • Effective communication skills for interaction with diverse population.
• Adept at customer service.
• Entry level computer skills.
• Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the essential duties of the job.

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Degree Type / Education Level
High School / GED
Sparrow Hospital
Experience Level
Under 4 Years

Sparrow Hospital

Lansing , MI