MRI Technologist - MRI Diagnostic Radiology
Job Title: MRI Technologist | MRI Diagnostic Radiology | Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls
Department *: * MRI - Diagnostic Radiology - Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Performs diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) exams. Exercises professional judgment in the performance of procedures, MRI safety considerations and provides a quality patient care experience. Initiates life support measures as necessary. Interacts effectively with patients and their family members, physicians, and other health care workers. Has extensive knowledge of operation of all MRI equipment. Positions the patient and provides for comfort during the exam. Administers contrast material as required. Obtains patient history and clinical indication for MRI study. Accurately documents in patient records. Utilizes electronic medical record software for accurate scheduling and billing procedures. Possesses the ability to professionally obtain information from patients or their responsible parties, to further improve their personalized treatment and care. On a continuum, the technologist works to develop an understanding of the patient's physical and emotional status. Extensive knowledge of cross-section anatomy. Works well with all ages of patients. Sanford Rural Health Network Facility sites may expand job responsibilities based on the needs of the facility, to include, but not limited to: on-call rotation nights, weekends, and holidays. Perform diagnostic radiology procedures. Perform basic diagnostic radiology tasks and aware of general radiology protocols. May perform mobile imaging, electrocardiogram (EKG), cardiac monitor placement, and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) procedures.
Seeks opportunities to embrace challenging tasks while maintaining a positive attitude. Recognizes changing demands and priorities; validates changes with management. Performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging with consideration to patients' medical conditions. Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Explain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures to patients, patient representatives, or family members. Conducts preparatory work during the scanning process, such as patient positioning and instructing. Conduct screening interviews of patients to identify contraindications, such as ferrous objects, pregnancy, prosthetic heart valves, cardiac pacemakers, or tattoos. Adjusts to new or changing assignments, processes, and people.
Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an American Medical Association (AMA) approved or Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) approved school is required.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) training or experience preferred.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification is required at the time of hire. As per Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) and American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation requirements, MRI certified or certification to be obtained within two years post-hire is preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) within six weeks of employment and recertified as required.
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City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD03306