ProMedica Health System MRI Technologist - MRI - Full Time - Variable in Fremont, Ohio
Under the direction of a radiologist the MRI Technologist performs a variety of Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Obtains high quality scans, which are interpreted by a radiologist in the evaluation of disease or abnormality. Assists radiologist or other staff physicians in the performance of diagnostic MRI procedures whenever required.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill to utilize MRI equipment, PACs, EHR and Radiology Information Systems, selecting proper technical factors based on procedure, diagnosis, age, size, weight and anatomical difference s and general health status of various age groups. 2. Utilizes proper MRI safety parameters and age appropriate immobilizers to product high quality MRI scans. Processes digital images. Critiques images for diagnostic quality. 3. Under the supervision of radiologist/physician demonstrates knowledge and ability to administer and document contrast according to standards for patients of all ages. Assists radiologist/ physician in the performance of diagnostic MRI procedures with patients of all ages performing support functions. 4. Demonstrates the ability and knowledge to identity educational needs, obtains patient history and provide information in an easily understood terminology with clear communication style about procedures and care to patients of various ages. Determine appropriateness of procedure based on the above. 5. Maintains equipment and facilities in a safe, clean condition. Reports equipment malfunctions. Demonstrates awareness of safety standards for self and assigned area. Performs all quality control checks as prescribed and maintains accurate QC logs. 6. Demonstrates high level of care, courtesy, and cooperation. Educates patients about their procedures and their families’ comfort and needs are appropriately addressed in a dignified confidential manner. Follows organizations mission and values of customer service. Maintains effective communication with all members of the patient care team. 7. Competent and proficient in all imaging procedures , physical comfort measures and psychosocial issues when giving care to include neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent , adult and geriatric patients. Performs exams on patients under anesthesia or with conscious sedation. 8. Performs other related duties as assigned including responsibility to work in X-Ray/CT including a weekend and holiday rotation. 9. Required to work in MRI across both Memorial and Fostoria.
Education: High school graduate/GED
Skills: Must be able to cope with the stressful situations and handle deadlines in a demanding, fast paced medical environment. Must be able to understand directions, communicate and respond to inquiries; requires effective interpersonal skills. Must be competent in the use of facility communication systems and equipment (e.g. phones, fax machines, RIS/PACS). Must maintain proficiency in venipuncture and IV contrast safety.
Years of Experience: None required
License: Must be registered by the ARRT in general radiography, CT and MRI. If unregistered in one or more areas, must pass registry within one year of accepting the position (see addendum). Must be licensed by state where required or ARDMS (American registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) or NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board).
Certification: Must be CPR certified
Physical Demands: Imaging technologists must be able to tolerate possible exposure to radiation and electrical hazards, bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluids. Must be able to move, lift, or carry equipment or materials weighing up to 10 lbs. 10% of the time, and with assistance move patients up to 200 or more lbs. 40% of the time.
ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org/about-promedica
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Requisition ID: 58462