MRI Technologist - Adit

Fairview Health Services Maplewood , MN 55109

Posted 2 weeks ago

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist functions independently based on the boundaries of professional practice in performing all major work responsibilities. The Technologist provides services to patients and physicians through the creation of high quality diagnostic imaging, provides quality age-appropriate patient care according to established standards of practice, and works collaboratively with all members of the health care team. The technologist is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, and regulatory agency requirements (ARRT).

Maintains and prioritizes work to achieve optimal patient outcomes:

Performs individualized, compassionate patient care

Performs high quality examinations

Identifies relevant data from images accurately

Uses appropriate communication skills to meet patient/family, and other customer needs

Communicates pertinent data clearly to the appropriate health care professional

Participates in creating a culture of patient safety

Demonstrates knowledge of emergency preparedness

Verify patient identification and documentation

Communicate with and educate patient regarding pertinent information during all aspects of exam

Achieves quality diagnostic images through correct patient positioning and use of technical factors according to protocol

Applies established professional guidelines and standards to complex, routine, and non-routine diagnostic testing procedures:

Ensures patient data integrity

Adheres to radiologic safety guidelines and diagnostic testing protocols/procedures

Accurately documents in compliance with regulatory agency requirements, completes computer functions, edits, scheduling, and billing status changes

Follows infection control guidelines

Serves as a resource for other healthcare team members

Responds appropriately to emergent situations

Accurate image marking and digital image manipulation and archiving

Assesses the validity of the test results to determine if consistent with changing physiological conditions or if due to possible interfering substances

Acts as a resource for problem-solving resolution

Completed all require continuing education to uphold their imaging licensure

Participates as an active team member:

Participates in department/facility process/quality improvement initiatives

Responsible for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge required for position

Cleans and maintains room and supplies

Provides integrated services with customers and care partners to ensure high quality care

Contributes to a positive work environment.

Correctly operates equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines:

Identifies and responds to equipment problems to ensure equipment is working properly

Maintains a high level of competency

Follows MRI Safety protocols

Accepts new technology as it's introduced into the facility

Participates in Quality Assurance testing as required by regulatory agencies and/or manufacturer recommendations

Qualifications

Required:

Associate's degree from an accredited Radiologic Technologist program

Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association

Certified Radiologic Technologist (R) from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Preferred:

1 to 3 years MRI experience prefer

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