Performs MRI examinations on patients as requested by the referring physicians. Coordinates patient flow and activities of the MRI Scanner.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Checks patient chart or prescription to guarantee that the proper exam is performed.
Coordinates MRI exams with other departments and doctors' offices.
Documents all the required information in Patient Log Book and on Patient Scan Sheet.
Exercises extreme care and caution while obtaining medical history and reason for examination, in order to promote patient safety and avoid damage to MRI equipment.
Follows hospital patient-identification policy prior to performing examination.
Informs shift supervisor of equipment repair and keeps MRI equipment clean and orderly.
Responsible for maintaining current educational levels to stay current on new MRI issues.
Monitors all patients in the MRI scanner, with nursing assistance when appropriate.
Operates MRI scanner to produce detailed high quality diagnostic images.
Performs scans in a timely manner to reduce patient delays.
Enters and transmits patient information to PACS promptly upon completion of examination.
ARMRIT - Amer Registry MRI Technologist preferred
Knowledge of location of emergency equipment and their functions.
Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
Ability to communicate effectively in both verbally and writing.
Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Ability to problem solve and adapt standard clinical procedures to the individual client's needs.
Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.