Operates magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images for use by physicians in diagnoses and treatment of pathologies.
Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.
Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.
Minimum Education * Two years ARRT accredited program in Radiologic Technology required * Associate's degree peferred Required Skills * Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Certifications * Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) required * ARRT Registry in Radiology (R) required * ARRT Registry in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) required Minimum Work Experience * 1 year as Radiology Assistant Technologist or Staff Technologist required
Job: *Radiology/Imaging Services
Title: MRI Radiographer PRN, MRI .0F (7467-4018)
Requisition ID: 7467-4018