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MRI Technologist

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Location: Roanoke, Virginia

Date Posted: 13 Jan, 2021


Role:
In this role the successful candidate will function as a MRI Technologist in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness.




Responsibilities:?
*Performs MRI diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols
*Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
*Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts
*Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes
*Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
*Reviewing tests with peers and physician
*Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
*Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
*Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
*Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
*Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
*Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair
*Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
*Compliance with Client, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
*Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
*Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Client training programs
*Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols
*Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed
*Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
*Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
*Performs additional duties as required

Required qualifications:?
Experience:?

*Clinical Radiographer background with a minimum of 2 years MRI clinical experience required
*Client equipment experience required, specifically Aera and Verio

License/Certification:
*Valid ARRT license, registered in MRI

Preferred Qualifications:?
*Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
*Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
*Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative 


Education: Bachelors Degree