MRI Technologist

Employer
MEDSTAR HEALTH
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 24, 2022
Ref
326339434
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job SummaryOperates magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images for use by physicians in diagnoses and treatment of pathologies.Minimum QualificationsEducation/TrainingRegistered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensed by State ofMaryland. ARRT (MR) preferred.Experience1 year related experience in a specialty (ie CT scan) preferred.License/Certification/RegistrationRegistered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and licensed by State of Maryland. ARRT (MR) preferred. CPR certification required.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesVerbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesArchives raw data to obtain the best possible image.Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.Develops films in automatic processor and ensures films are of acceptable diagnostic quality and completeness.Ensures patients are free of objects that may interfere with the procedure.Enters patient data at start of examination and monitors data acquisition during procedure.Instructs and demonstrates MRI equipment operation, filming, and other technical aspects for professional staff and students.Notifies appropriate personnel of equipment malfunctions and repairs needed.Operates control console for each patient's scan, including selection of proper imaging techniques; operates various peripheral hardware.Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.Performs other duties as assigned.Schedules MRI examinations when needed to ensure smooth flow and optimal utilization of equipment.Transfers images from disc or magnetic media to produce transparency.Transfers, positions, and instructs patients regarding the procedure to obtain and effect the desired radiographic diagnostic results as specified by the physician.About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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