Performs a variety of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures on patients using high field strength magnets and related equipment. Performs MRI imaging sequences necessary to reach a medical diagnosis and decision. Works under the guidance of Radiologists; participates in resident training program and may be responsible for specific areas of instruction in the training of Radiology students, house staff, or others, in MRI procedures, protocols, and equipment and/or safety issues. Bills all procedures performed and maintain necessary paperwork.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Assists in the training of Radiology students, house staff, or others, in MRI procedures, protocols, and equipment and/or safety issues
Bills all procedures performed and maintain necessary paperwork.
Obtains quality images for medical diagnosis by performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures as directed by a physician by using appropriate technical factors and scanning techniques
Performs and remains current on all scanning protocols.
Evaluates MRI scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and label appropriately. Prepares patients for MRI exam: explains procedure, ensures that patient screening form is properly completed, safely transfers patient to MRI equipment, properly positions patient and assists patient on completion of exam; completes exams in the required timeframe.
Troubleshoots equipment problems and when necessary report to the proper personnel for repair.
Utilizes ancillary equipment appropriately including: PACS system, laser camera, MedRad power injector, RIS, and Invivo monitor.
Independently and consistently performs highly specialized imaging protocols (i.e.,cardiac, fMRI) and works closely with Radiologists to develop new techniques
Acts as a solid resource for other MRI technologists and staff regarding policies and procedures, imaging techniques and coordination of complex imaging procedures.
Assists and leads acceptance testing for new protocols and takes an active role in training others.
Education: Completion of an accredited Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program or Radiologic technology program
Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
License/Certification: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certification (MRI)
Internal Number: #9063
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