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Provide quality patient care to all patients within the medical imaging department. Perform high quality images and exams on patients while maintaining the sensitivity to patient needs. Follows ACR practice guidelines and safety standards for MRI. Demonstrates leadership abilities and is a role model for other associate technologists. Acts as a clinical resource to unit personnel and assures current standards of practice for the unit.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED Associate's Degree strongly preferred
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
One year imaging experience strongly preferred
For entities with shortages of qualified personnel, must be obtained within one year of hire; otherwise is required Registered Technologist, Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging -
Current Basic Life Support certification required from American Heart Association
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * ) ■
Performs magnetic resonance scans to obtain high quality images. Follows standards of safe MRI practice. Practices all rules and regulations pertaining to radiation safety, reducing personal and patient exposure to "as low as
reasonably achievable" (ALARA).*
Produces quality images in a complete, accurate and timely manner. *
Prepares patient for exam. Provides information and instruction to patient and/or family regarding the procedure and responds to their physical and emotional needs. *
Assists the patient during exam and positions the patient. *
Observes patient and equipment during the procedure and reports / documents unusual occurrences and records patient's condition.*
Facilitates smooth patient flow, scheduling and optimal use of equipment/resources.
Assists with patient transport as needed. *
Performs IV starts and contrast administration as required. *
As assigned by management, performs technologist duties of other registered modality. *
Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy. *
Correctly inputs charges and required data for procedures and for supplies utilized during the procedure/exam. *
Completes required hospital/medical imaging paperwork for each exam performed*
Prepares room, equipment, and exam materials needed for exam. *
Maintains technical operation of equipment and notifies service when necessary. Notifies supervisor of equipment problems and logs the service call/problem per department procedure. *
Maintains clean work area for employees and patients. *
Maintains quality checks and equipment maintenance documentation per department procedure. *
Proactive in problem identification and following up with appropriate management personnel. *
Establishes a motivating, constructive rapport with physicians, staff and system departments. *
Maintains high skill level through ongoing education / meeting attendance and shares information with staff. *
Participates in clinical training for students and/or staff technologists. *
Engages in professional activities through involvement in organizations, journal clubs, on-line education, etc. *
Actively participates in department/hospital quality and process improvement initiatives.
Maintains compliance with all State, Federal, accreditation and hospital regulations and standards. *
Responsible for contributing to ACR accreditation as requested.*
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility. *
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