JOB TITLE: MRI TECHNOLOGIST
HOURS: PER DIEM/AS AVAILABLE
A. PURPOSE AND SCOPE: In keeping with Shields Health Care commitment to excellence, the MRI technologist will provide a professional, caring atmosphere to all customer groups, while maintaining a fast-paced, multi-tasked oriented clinical environment.
B. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.) Follow all proper policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure patient safety at all times. These policies, procedures and protocols can be issued by Shields or the partnering hospital group for the location you are assigned to. 2.) Inform the patient of all aspects of their exam to their level of understanding. 3.) Ensure patient is cleared of all contraindications and hazards. 4.) Accurately position the patient and ensure their comfort. 5.) Maintain visual and verbal contact with the patient during the exam. 6.) Perform scan in accordance to centers protocol. 7.) Complete all forms pertaining to patients exam. 8.) Record patient data to Tech Data Entry program. 9.) Provide and issue films/CD when appropriate. 10.) Forward data and or films/CD to Radiologist upon completion of exam. 11.) Assist clerical staff as circumstances arise. 12.) Clean and re-supply equipment and rooms as needed.
C. REQUIREMENTS: Must be certified in CPR MR certified or ARRT certification required TB documentation (done within previous 12 months) Hepatitis B vaccination series documentation (or declination form) Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Additional location specific requirements: MMRV vaccination documentation or titers Flu Vaccination documentation
D. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to sit and utilize a computer for extended periods of time. Must be able to assist patients with mobility difficulties. Must be able to push, pull, and lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds. Above physical requirements can be met with or without accommodation.
E. INTERNAL/EXTERNAL INTERACIONS: Extensive interactions with all customer groups, including patients, families, referring community and other SHC employees. Will also have regular interactions with contractors, vendors, and medical transport personnel.
NOTE: It is not intended that this Job Description include all details of the work functions of this position. The incumbent will perform work of a lower or equivalent classification as required or directed, and work of higher classification for training and development purposes or as situationally warranted.