Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Ambulatory CT/MRI or MRI Assistant Manager and according to Radiologist's directions and established procedures, operates magnetic resonance imaging scanner to obtain images for use by physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Positions patients for procedure, administers injections of contrast media, operates scanners to visualize pathologies, manipulates images to create optimal studies, distributes images to the PACS system and may reproduce images on alternate media as necessary. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served. Although duties may vary by assigned area or shift, the following accurately describes the essential job functions.
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s) or by their department.
- This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.
- Knowledge of diagnostic radiology principles and procedures at a level normally acquired through completion of two years post high school training at an approved School of Radiologic Technology.
- Possesses current ARRT certification(s).
- Approximately 6 to 12 months prior experience in a medical imaging department in order to gain familiarity with imaging procedures, techniques and methods, as well as to learn Medical Center policies and procedures.
- Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with patients who may be under physical and/or emotional stress and gather and exchange routine patient information with nurses, physicians and other medical center personnel.
- Analytical skills necessary to acquire and effectively utilize knowledge of magnetic resonance imaging techniques and of cross sectional anatomy in order to obtain high quality images based on the specifics of each individual case.
- Meets the core skills and criteria of a MRI Technologist I as outlined in the MRI Technologist Career Path Program.
- Active CPR certification.
- Ability to travel to/from and between patient care areas/sites if required. Must possess current state driver’s license and an insured and licensed motor vehicle.
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