MR Technologist - WEEKENDS ONLY

DESCRIPTION:

Role: 

In this role the successful candidate will function as a MRI Technologist in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness.  

Responsibilities:   

  • Performs MRI diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols 
  • Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions 
  • Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts 
  • Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes 
  • Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy 
  • Reviewing tests with peers and physician 
  • Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures 
  • Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers 
  • Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation 
  • Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed 
  • Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space 
  • Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair 
  • Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures 
  • Compliance with Siemens, hospital and departmental policies and procedures 
  • Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure 
  • Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Siemens training programs 
  • Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols 
  • Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed 
  • Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members 
  • Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality 
  • Performs additional duties as required 
     

Required qualifications:  

Experience:  

  • Clinical Radiographer background with a minimum of 2 years MRI clinical experience required 
  • Siemens equipment experience preferred, specifically Aera and Verio
  • Epic RIS system experience required

License/Certification: 

  • Valid ARRT license, registered in MRI 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed  
  • Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner 
  • Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative 

Engagement specifics:  

  • Contract Length: 3 months with potential for extension 
  • Location: Roanoke, VA 
  • Schedule: 18 hours, Saturday & Sunday ONLY, 7:30A-5P
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    JOB LOCATION

    Roanoke, Virginia
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    CONTRACT DURATION

    3 month(s)
  • Desired skills:
    • EPIC

    • MRI

    • RADIOGRAPHER

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