Lakewood Ranch Medical Center was voted "Best Hospital in Manatee County" by the readers of the Sarasota Herald Tribune in 2019. "Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is proud to be your hospital of choice," says Andy Guz, Chief Executive Officer of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. "This award confirms the high levels of quality and service that we provide to patients and their families."
Radiology uses X-rays, radioactive tracers and ultrasonic waves to help physicians detect, diagnose and treat a number of diseases and injuries. Continuing developments in technology, computers and science have advanced our ability to noninvasively view the body's inner structures, tissues and organs. The dynamic images provided by radiology are essential to physicians because of their realistic depiction of the anatomy, functions and abnormalities within a patient's body.
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient radiology services using advanced digital equipment, including: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to obtain detailed images of the inside of a patient's body.
MR/CT arthroscopy uses MRI and CT to obtain images of a patient's joints. Ultrasound-guided and MRI-guided breast biopsies use either ultrasound or MRI technology to help surgeons locate an abnormal area of the breast for biopsy.
Under the direction of a radiologist, performs MRI scans and routine radiographs at a technical level with limited supervision. Must perform a variety of procedures which require independent judgement and ingenuity to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for a radiological diagnosis.
Maintains comprehensive understanding of RMS and PACS system operations. Review and read back physician written and verbal orders. Obtains pertinent clinical data to consistently produce high quality images and reduce unnecessary repeat exams.
Performs radiography with a thorough understanding of equipment, anatomy and the patient's circumstances under which they may be examined. Works efficiently and effectively with LWRIC technical team to accomplish both referring physician and patient satisfaction. Initiates and assumes responsibility for modality function success, contributing operational knowledge and problem resolution.
Maintains patient statistics reporting EOM data to Director. Responsible for sharing duties of ordering supplies for specific modality and others when necessary. Exhibits teamwork and cooperation with entire clinic medical and support staff.
In conjunction with LWRMC medical staff, coordinates all inpatient MRI exams when ordered. Performs and reports both clinical and statistical data pertaining to inpatients. Transports patients when necessary.
High School Diploma
Some college preferred
Graduation from an accredited program of Radiologic Technology.
3+ years experience performing MRI radiographic exams
Multi-modality knowledge of CT and general x-ray preferred
Registered and in good standing with AART
Current license Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
Certified or exam eligible in MRI
Digital imaging (PACS), basic computer skills, equipment knowledge, communication and interpersonal skills, team leader
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