A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a procedure that creates images of the body using radio waves in conjunction with extremely powerful magnets. This non-invasive technique relies on the magnetic properties of atoms, rather than the radiation used in many other imaging procedures.
Ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors who come in contact with the powerful magnetic field of a MRI scanner. Explain procedures, answer patients' questions as fully as possible and provide emotional support. Position patients and coils on a table that slides inside the MRI scanner. Inject contrast media as required. Set appropriate technical parameters, operate MRI scanners and related equipment, and observe image data on computer monitors during scans. Guide and monitor patients during scans that may take up to 3 hours to complete. Recognize and respond to life threatening situations. Assist in the education of other medical professionals. Keep records and compile research data. Routinely check scanners and related equipment. Follow all safety procedures for self, patients and machinery. Educate new staff and students of any teaching institutions.
*Must be able to work independently and accurately in a fast paced environment. *Must demonstrate an ability to learn new technical and operational processes and adapt well to changes. *Candidate must be reliable, have good communication and interpersonal skills. *Strong attention to detail skills *A.R.R.T. MRI or ARMRIT MRI registry is required
*MRI students may be considered if they are within 6 months of program completion and pass the registry within the first 6 months of employment post program completion.
*Minimum one year experience as an MRI technologist. *Recent hospital-based MRI experience. *Interest in continuing education presentations. *MRI advanced imaging and research interests.
24 hours; Saturday and Sunday 7a - 7pm
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