MRI Technologist

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by participating in technical duties directly involved with the MRI including developing, initiating, and monitoring procedures for the effective utilization of this unit.
 
Job Duties
  • Ensure that all accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families and co-workers at hand offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of RIS, PACS, and other computer software programs as assigned
  • Demonstrates proper technique with magnetic resonance imaging equipment and scanning protocols when doing examinations for patients of all ages
  • Participates in department/hospital meetings, activities per department guidelines
  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job-related hazards
  • Participates in the training of Radiology Students ensuring completion of competency checks
  • Review patients orders and request with radiologist to ensure the proper examination and diagnostic results are obtained
  • Contributes to the efficient operation of the department ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care
  • Responsible for taking MRI call
  • Maintains up to date safety and compliance knowledge specific to MRI
  • Understands and complies with all MRI safety regulations
  • Will rotate to off-site locations
Department Specific Duties
  • N/A
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to facilitate communication with medical and technical personnel.
  • Ability to deal efficiently and courteously with all hospital personnel.
  • Competent with Magnetic Resonance Imaging , department information system and PACS.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
Professional Experience
  • 1 yr MRI scanning experience preferred or 1 year experience in scanning cross sectional anatomy preferred.
Education
  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program required. Completed MRI schooling-preferred
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certificate required.
  • MRI-ARRT certificate preferred.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Physical Demand Requirements
  • Sedentary: Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a minute amount frequently

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · MRI
Schedule: Full Time, Day, Monday - Friday, rotating holidays

Job ID: 81375

Posted 12 days ago

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