Summary:Performs magnetic resonance imaging in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.Detailed responsibilities: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.
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes acquisition parameters and resulting sequences and identifies issues with the quality of images. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and/or repeating images/sequences in conjunction with interpreting physicians and standard protocols.
Charges appropriately for all supplies used for procedure and utilizes appropriate exam codes.
Maintains MRI Safety in accordance with safety recommendations outlined by the American College of Radiology and hospital policy.
Competencies and skills:Essential:STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
MRI SAFETY: Provides appropriate safety precautions for self and others during MRI procedures.
PATIENT POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES: Performs imaging procedures on all anatomical areas of the body.
CARDIAC MONITORING - TECHS: Monitor and interpret cardiac rhythms.
PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
Credentials:Essential:ARRT - American Registry of Radiology Tech
Education equivalent experience:Essential:Graduate of an accredited imaging program.
Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: One (1) year of technologist experience in a healthcare setting.Registered in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).Working conditions:Essential:Bending and Stooping 40.00%
Keyboard Entry 60.00%
Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 20.00%
Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 40.00%
Audible Speech 80.00%
Hearing Acuity 80.00%
Depth Perception 80.00%
Distinguish Color 80.00%
Seeing - Far 80.00%
Seeing - Near 80.00%
Bio hazardous Waste 40.00%
Biological Hazards - Respiratory 40.00%
Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 40.00%
Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 40.00%
Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 40.00%
Hazardous Chemicals 20.00%
Hazardous Medication 20.00%
Computer Monitor 60.00%
Fire Risk 20.00%
Laser/High Intensity Lights 20.00%
Magnetic Fields 60.00%
Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00%
Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
Potential Electric Shock 20.00%
Potential for Physical Assault 20.00%
Wet or Slippery Surfaces 20.00%
Organizational Profile:Memorial Hospital Pembroke joined Memorial Healthcare System in 1995, adding 301 licensed beds and a wide range of clinical expertise to the system. New facilities and programs continue to be added, providing a wide scope of services such as:Bariatrics
24/7 Care Center
The Joint Commission has ranked Memorial Hospital Pembroke as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, and the hospital has received the Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Award for Stroke by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.We are proud to offer Veteran’s Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.