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MRI Technologist

Tracking Code

2022-13665

Position Type

Part-Time

Shift

Evening

Job Location

Springfield, Illinois

Description

Coordinate and perform all tasks required to acquire high quality magnetic resonance images.  Ameliorate oneself in educational and technological ability relative to present technology and future enhancement of MRI.

Required Skills

  1. Perform a variety of MRI procedures on outpatients of all ages, according to established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
  1. Perform a variety of MRI procedures on inpatients (General, IMC and ICU) of all ages, according to established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
  1. Perform a variety of Neuro specific MRI procedures in support of Comprehensive Stroke Designation.
  1. Remain current with departmental protocol changes.
  1. Maintain an excellent guest relations rapport with patients, visitors, Physicians and fellow employees.
  1. Maintain skills in performing emergency and routine patient care as required.
  1. Administer agents / pharmaceuticals under the supervision of the Radiologist.
  1. Utilize proper infection control practices per the department procedure manual.
  1. Ensure adequate levels of inventory. Monitor the condition of equipment and supplies to ensure the safe and efficient operations of the department; report problems to proper authority.  Review and recommend equipment / supply purchases.
  1. Ensure the integrity of, proper recording and transmission of patient information.
  1. Ensure the safety of patients, visitors and employees.
  1. Participate in flexible work hours that coincide with workload demands, overtime required when necessary. Assume MRI call. Participate in Mobile MRI staffing requirements as needed.
  1. Maintain current credentials as required by MMC.
  1. Participate in continuing education and maintain knowledge of current and new MRI technology. Complete 12 CE hours per year in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  1. Capable of working independently and provide guidance to Level I Technologists. Assist with the instruction of radiography students and new employees.
  1. Manage phone calls.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • R.R.T. and or A.R.M.R.I.T certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  • Maintain BLS CPR Certification.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of experience as a MRI technologist with documented skill advancement in the workplace preferred.
  • Operational background and / or experience with microcomputer preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and guest relations skills required.
  • Adaptability to ongoing technologist changes.
  • Previous physics course work preferred.