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MRI Technician for iRISE Spine & Joint

Posted: Jul 31, 2020 iRISE Spine & Joint
Job Number: 1022-1023
Contact Name: Marlo Greenberg
Agency: No
Phone:


Facility: iRISE Spine & Joint
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
USA
Degree: Not Specified
Compensation:
Perm/Temp: Perm
Workload: Full or Part-time
Supervisory Exp.: No
Certifications:
Position Type:
  • Clinic
  • Private Practice
Skills:
  • Mobile Radiology
  • MRI
Date Posted: 07/31/2020
Contact Information
Job Number: 1022-1023
Contact Name: Marlo Greenberg
Company: iRISE Spine & Joint
Agency: No
Phone:
Fax: 561-674-9472
Website: Visit Website
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OVERVIEW:

Provides information to diagnose patient illnesses by operating magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce results

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate magnetic resonance imaging equipment to products images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.
  • When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
  • Monitor video display of area being scanned and adjust density or contact to improve picture quality.
  • Use safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patient and staff.
  • Review and evaluate computer generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Assess images on screen or film to ensure quality for physician interpretation, perform periodic maintenance check on equipment as required.
  • Observe screen during scan to ensure that image produced is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments to equipment as required.
  • Observes and cares for patients throughout examinations to ensure their safety and comfort.
  • Decide which images to include, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas.
  • Maintains MRI/radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
  • Prepares patient for MRI procedure by positioning patient; adjusting immobilization devices; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  • Minimizes risks to patient and staff by practicing MRI protection techniques, assessing clinical environment, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure/risk factors.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; following drug protocols in case of reactions to drugs, such as contrast media, administering first aid, and use of emergency medication/supplies.
  • Maintains production and quality of MRIs by following established standards and procedures; developing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient EMR and department records.
  • Obtains consents as necessary.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Medical technologies
  • Performing diagnostic procedures
  • Radiologic Technology

SKILLS:

  • Strong interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Solid communication skills, written and oral, and ability to provide information
  • Attentive to detail, quality focused and planning skills
  • Dependable
  • Accuracy and accountability

ABILITIES:

  • Ability to create a safe and effective environment
  • Well organized.
  • Able to correctly operate all related medical equipment.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and TRAINING:

  • Graduate of an accredited Imaging program
  • Requires 1-2 years of MRI experience. Working knowledge of applicable MR scan technology is required.
  • ARRT (MR) or ARMRIT (MR) Required.
  • State licensure requirement for the state in which they practice; TN requires full certification license as Xray Operator
  • CPR certification is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT); Registered as a Technologist registered in magnetic resonance imaging (MR)