MRI Technologist- IDTF Insight Health Corp.
Job StatusFull Time
Work Hours3 -12s
Insight Imaging is a leading provider of radiology services, with more than 150 fixed imaging facilities and mobile units located in over 30 states. We offer a full continuum of diagnostic imaging services that complement existing community healthcare resources and focus on the specific needs of each distinct medical community. The culture is informal, has a strong field presence and encourages a balance of teamwork, individuality and a strong focus on patient care. The pay is competitive, the benefits excellent and the work meaningful and rewarding.
We are seeking a Technologist.Under general supervision, competently perform imaging on the main modality for the specific facility and maintain knowledge base in other facility modalities. Assist the site manager with administrative duties and provide technical direction and staff supervision when applicable.
Examples of Essential Functions:
Perform all required diagnostic scanning procedures through proper positioning and technique, consistently demonstrating good judgement in evaluating the diagnostic studies.
Screen patients before examination for any precautions or contradictions pertaining to the examination (i.e., pain, claustrophobia, metallic objects, isolation, etc.). Obtain and review the requisition for examination to determine procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special requirements
Thoroughly explain procedure to be performed to alleviate patient anxiety and facilitate patient cooperation. Monitor the condition of any patient within the department and assist the radiologist in performing needed medical attention, if applicable.
Comply with company operational and safety policies and procedures. Comply with hospital policies, procedures, and emergency procedures where applicable.
Maintain the scanning equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Check to ensure emergency equipment is in good working order. Take corrective action for any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns.
Routinely prepare examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification and processing of films, adequate clinical history and previous x-rays for comparison (if available).
Assist the radiologist during the administration of contrast media and practice medical and surgical aseptic procedures as required. Recognize allergic reactions and respond in accordance to company policies and procedures for emergency patient care.
Assure that ?red carpet? service is provided to patients, referring physicians and their staff.
Conduct examinations with regard to patient?s age, condition or other special requirements.
Interact with the facility manager in the scheduling of technical and support staff, controlling patient flow through proper scheduling, review of examination routines, and problems follow up with patients and referring physicians.
Assist in the development of other staff members? skills through cross training, performance reviews; provide guidance to other ancillary areas as requested by supervisor
Assist site manager in the organization and completion of staff meetings, educational in-services, enforcement of safety procedures, and maintaining the professional appearance of the facility.
Recommend scanning protocols that meet physicians? needs.
Assist in patient scheduling, darkroom operations, filing films, administrative billing, maintaining records or other areas assigned by supervisor.
Order appropriate supplies as requested by facility radiologist and personnel following company guidelines on inventory control.
Candidates must have:
ARRT Registry in main modality if applicable (i.e., CT, MRI).
State License (where applicable).
Minimum 3 years applicable experience.
Prior supervisory experience
AA Degree in Radiologic Technology
State and federal health safety laws.
JCAHO Standards of Practice and FDA Regulations.
Operating principles and practices in at least one specialty area (i.e., CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine).
Recognize basic cross-sectional anatomy and pathology.
Venipuncture practices (if applicable).
Basic medical equipment operation (02 tank, pulse oximeter, I.V.s).
Health care operations and safety requirements.
Customer service principles and techniques.
Quality assurance principles and practices.
Field service trouble shooting methods and procedures.
Office filing and record keeping techniques.
Supervisory principles and leadership techniques.
Proper body mechanics.
OSHA principles and practices.
ARRT Registry in main modality (i.e., CT, MRI).
State License (where applicable).
May be required to drive long distances to mobile locations.
OSHA Class 1 exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.
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