Job Summary:Produces high quality MRI diagnostic images scanning on 3T, 1.5 T and 1.2 open MRI while providing excellent patient careDuties & Responsibilities: Understands and uses TR, TE, flip angel, slice thickness, acquisitions, field of view and other adjustments and factors on the equipment in order to produce high quality images. Checks patient histories and has patient sign waiver, if necessary. Ensures there is an exam order; if an order correction needs to be made, the technologist corrects the order with the referring physician's approval, always maintaining compliance. Administers venipuncture in a safe and effective manner (if applicable). Consults with Radiologist when necessary to determine appropriate scanning procedure. Handles delicate situations (fetal demise, cancerous pathology, etc.) in a supportive and empathetic manner ("good bedside manner"). Practices universal medical precautions and properly disposes infectious materials into biohazard containers. Follows MR protocols in conducting scan. Monitors patient's well being during scans; recognizes patient discomfort or medical problems and takes appropriate action. Assures proper film identification by use of appropriate markers and/or data entry of patient demographics. Adheres to all OSHA regulations and RadNet practices and generally accepted safety protocols.
Required Skills and Certifications
Education & Experience Requirements:The above knowledge, skills and abilities may be demonstrated by successful completion of an accredited radiology program; registered with the ARRT; state licensure; and MRI Registry required
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