MRI Technologist

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 Client , hospital and departmental policies and procedures
Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Clienttraining 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 system experience, specifically Espree
Experience in completing routine MRI imaging to include neuro, MSK, body, MRA, and breast imaging

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

Required skills
MRI Technologist
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    JOB LOCATION

    Austin, Texas
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    CONTRACT DURATION

    5 month(s)
  • Desired skills:
    • CPR

    • CPR/

    • CPR/BLS

    • Imaging

    • IMAGING

    • MRI

    • Radiographer

    • RADIOGRAPHER

    • Siemens

    • SIEMENS

    • STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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