MRI Technologist - Senior

Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 17, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Job Description: This position is a PRN - Nights and Rotating Weekends role. Performs routine and complex MRI procedures in accordance with established safety and quality standards and the special needs of patients. Processes MRI scan sequences; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of films. Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing specialized MRI scans of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Reviews pathology, surgical, and other reports to monitor patient progress and provide a means for evaluating the accuracy of MRI examinations. Constantly assess patients' condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies. Confers with Supervisor to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care, technical quality and clerical functions. Monitors equipment performance and reports problems to the Manager; records malfunctions as required. Assists in the clinical instruction of technologists and students when needed. Provides care for physically and mentally compromised patients. Appropriately prioritizes patients in work flow Proficient in assisting the patient care team in MR sedation cases. Required: Successful completion of a two-year radiological technology program in AMA approved educational institution and certification in diagnostic radiography by American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) required. Successful completion of a one year program in MRI Technology and 18 months on the job training if ARRT registration is not obtained; OR Successful completion of cross training program within established guidelines specified. MR certification is required, and must be able to complete all MR examination types including cardiac pace maker, pediatric and anesthesia supported cases. Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force requently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Required - American Registry of Radiologic Required - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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