Technologist, MRI PRN

Fauquier Health

The MRI Technologists performs various imaging procedures in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. The MRI Technologist operates specialized equipment (MRI scanner) to create cross-sectional image scans of patients to help doctors diagnose and treat illness or disease. The MRI Technologist interacts directly with patients and may administer intravenous injections of contract dyes.



Job Requirements:

Minimum education

  • Graduate from an Accredited Program in one or more medical imaging modalities as described below.

Minimum Work Experience

  • Preferred - 1+ years of experience as a registered technologist in the appropriate modality

Required Skills

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified/licensed in good standing with appropriate professional registry:
    • MRI: Must be ARRT OR become ARRT MRI Registered within 12 mos. of hire

Essential Functions

  • Prepares patients for exam; communicates instructions and information. Answers their questions; puts patient at ease.
  • Obtains required medical information (using approved assessment form) from patient prior to procedure or examination as is appropriate.
  • Demonstrates a high level of technical competency (utilization of imaging system and safe operating procedures) and clinical competency (patient positioning, knowledge of anatomy/physiology) in performing all exams/ procedures.
  • Following department-approved protocols, produces images/exams that are highly diagnostic and all related functions including scanned documents are submitted to the radiologist within an acceptable turn-around time.
  • Assists radiologist in performing procedures as necessary.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of all safety guidelines and procedures, while providing patient care and related tasks.
    • Wears radiation monitoring badge(s) when on duty. Utilizes radiation safety equipment, e.g. aprons, gloves, lead shielding. Consistently utilizes maximum beam collimation; practices ALARA principles and monitors radiation dose as required.
  • Creates and maintains records of nuclear medicine exams conducted, test results, patients doses, and disposition of controlled materials.
  • Adheres to all federal, state, the Joint Commission, OSHA, ACR, and any other applicable regulatory and/or accrediting agency guidelines.

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Company
Fauquier Health
Posted
10/06/2021
Salary Range
$25,000.00 - 43,000.00
per Year
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Location
Warrenton, VA 22186, US
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