MRI Technologist

White Plains Hospital Center White Plains , NY 10601

Posted 1 week ago

White Plains Hospital Job Description Title: MRI Technologist Job Code: 500322 Department/Location:

Radiology- MRI FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Reports to: MRI Technical Administrator

Position Summary:

Performs routine and some special procedure imaging. Prepares patient for procedures. Assists radiologists when needed.

Prepares, operates and cares for the equipment being used. Adheres to established standards of care. Pursues appropriate continuing education.

Assumes responsibility for assigned area and duties. Adheres to established customer service programs. Performs other duties as assigned, such as quality assurance.

Exercises professional judgments in performance of procedures. Provides patient care. Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following: 1.

Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors 2. Prepares and positions patients correctly for specific examinations, observing different and special requirements for each protocol including proper documentation on images and required body part questionnaires 3. Assumes responsibilities for designated areas and/or procedures and produces good technical images, reviewing completed scans for quality, completeness for the type of test ordered 4.

Assists physicians during procedures as necessary 5. Performs quality assurance and calibrations as needed 6. Will be required to work in case of emergency procedures or when situations arise in the department 7.

Maintains the cleanliness of all areas, equipment and accessories. Reports all malfunctioning equipment to MRI supervisor 8. Prints patient CD if needed 9.

Performs routine office duties, such as answering the phones, checking previous reports/ films, documents information on patients request, utilizes EMR and PACS systems 10. Notifies front desk staff upon exam completion 11. Shows radiologist films and calls report to attending physician and documents communication if necessary (STAT readings) 12.

May be assigned as instructor or preceptor 13. Introduces themselves and educates each patient or family member regarding the examination that is ordered 14. Should be knowledgeable and skillful in providing care, based on age, physical and psychosocial stature of patient populations; pediatric, adolescent, adults and geriatric groups. 15.

Attends staff meetings and in-services 16. Performs all other related duties as assigned Education

Experience

Requirements:


Must graduate from an accredited radiography school or hospital based program. Technologist must be certified by the American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT). Continuing education requirements need to be upheld to meet the standards set forth by governing bodies.

Current standards are 24 ECE credits over a two-year period depending on year of birth. BCLS Certification is preferred Core Competencies: Team work, adaptability, communication skills, problem-solving skills, planning and organizing, attention to detail, judgment and decisions making skills, stress tolerance. Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements


Work Environment:


Must be able to remain in stationary position 50% of the time The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside all of the MRI zones to access coils, patients and paperwork. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery The person in this position frequently communicates with patients who have questions about their bills/financial obligations.

Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Must be able to observe and inspect employees and patients in all of the MRI zones Frequently move and position patients for MRI exams May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.

Primary Population Served: Check appropriate box(s) below: ?Neonatal (birth " 28 days) ?Patients with exceptional communication needs ?Infant (29 days " less than 1 year) ?Patients with developmental delays ?Pediatric (1 " 12 years) ?Patients at end of life ?Adolescent (13 " 17 years) ?Patients under isolation precautions ?Adult (18 " 64 years) ?Patients with cultural needs ?Geriatric (# 65 years) X All populations ?Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities ? Non-patient care population The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.

White Plains Hospital Job Description

Title: MRI Technologist Job Code: 500322

Department/Location:

Radiology- MRI FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: MRI Technical

Administrator

Position Summary:

Performs routine and some special procedure imaging. Prepares patient for procedures. Assists

radiologists when needed.

Prepares, operates and cares for the equipment being used. Adheres

to established standards of care. Pursues appropriate continuing education.

Assumes

responsibility for assigned area and duties. Adheres to established customer service programs.

Performs other duties as assigned, such as quality assurance.

Exercises professional judgments

in performance of procedures. Provides patient care.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:
1.Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors
2.Prepares and positions patients correctly for specific examinations, observing different

and special requirements for each protocol including proper documentation on images

and required body part questionnaires
3.Assumes responsibilities for designated areas and/or procedures and produces good

technical images, reviewing completed scans for quality, completeness for the type of

test ordered
4.Assists physicians during procedures as necessary
5.Performs quality assurance and calibrations as needed
6.Will be required to work in case of emergency procedures or when situations arise in

the department
7.Maintains the cleanliness of all areas, equipment and accessories. Reports all

malfunctioning equipment to MRI supervisor
8.Prints patient CD if needed
9.Performs routine office duties, such as answering the phones, checking previous

reports/ films, documents information on patients request, utilizes EMR and PACS

systems
10. Notifies front desk staff upon exam completion
11. Shows radiologist films and calls report to attending physician and documents

communication if necessary (STAT readings)
12.

May be assigned as instructor or preceptor
13. Introduces themselves and educates each patient or family member regarding the

examination that is ordered
14. Should be knowledgeable and skillful in providing care, based on age, physical and

psychosocial stature of patient populations; pediatric, adolescent, adults and geriatric

groups.
15.

Attends staff meetings and in-services
16. Performs all other related duties as assigned


Education& Experience

Requirements:

Must graduate from an accredited radiography school or hospital based program. Technologist

must be certified by the American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT). Continuing

education requirements need to be upheld to meet the standards set forth by governing

bodies.

Current standards are 24 ECE credits over a two-year period depending on year of birth.

BCLS Certification is preferred

Core Competencies:

Team work, adaptability, communication skills, problem-solving skills, planning and organizing,

attention to detail, judgment and decisions making skills, stress tolerance.

Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment:

Must be able to remain in stationary position 50% of the time

The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside all of the MRI zones

to access coils, patients and paperwork.

Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery

The person in this position frequently communicates with patients who have questions

about their bills/financial obligations.

Must be able to exchange accurate information in

these situations.

Must be able to observe and inspect employees and patients in all of the MRI zones

Frequently move and position patients for MRI exams

May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous

chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data

Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site (Employee

Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital

switchboard, saved on a disc.

Primary Population Served:

Check appropriate box(s) below:

?Neonatal (birth " 28 days) ?Patients with exceptional communication

needs

?Infant (29 days " less than 1 year) ?Patients with developmental delays

?Pediatric (1 " 12 years) ?Patients at end of life

?Adolescent (13 " 17 years) ?Patients under isolation precautions

?Adult (18 " 64 years) ?Patients with cultural needs

?Geriatric (> 65 years) X All populations

?Bariatric Patients with weight related

comorbidities

? Non-patient care population

The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may

change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.



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