Under general supervision, provides radiographic services to assist physicians in the proper diagnosis and development of a treatment plan and produces specialized radiographs to aid the medical staff in the proper diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Operates magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment to produce cross-sectional photographs of patient’s body for diagnostic purposes
Applies the physics of MRI to assist the Radiologist in diagnosis
Informs patient of the procedure and ensures patient understands the importance of removing metal objects before activating the magnet
Positions and immobilizes patient
Sets up any supportive devices necessary to obtain precise positioning
Responsible for entering technical data into the computer
Evaluates images to ensure technical quality
Serves as resource person for hospital and medical staff
- Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiological Technology program
- Experience: One (1) year experience in Diagnostic Imaging and/or three (3) months CT experience. Willing to cross train.
- Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Registration with the American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT); advanced certification in MR within six (6) months of hire or registration with the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT); Basic Life Support (American Heart Association) upon hire.
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the techniques of diagnostic radiography. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of radiographic equipment. Ability to prioritize assignments. Ability to assess, treat and care for patients of varying ages. Ability to perform basic/routine CT procedures under general supervision. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate technical information in such a way that a patient can understand the procedure and what is expected of them. Computer skills.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Status: Full Time