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MRI Technologist II

Company: Aurora Health Care
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Performs basic to advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures under the direction of the Radiologist.Proficiently operates magnetic resonance (MR) equipment used to perform basic to advanced diagnostic procedures. Must perform and be proficient with all of the following procedures if performed at assigned facility which include angiography, thoracic, abdomen, venous, cardiac, functional MRI, gated, interventional, breast MRI, fetal MR, and spectroscopy.Obtains medical history from patients, compares requisitions to physician's orders to ensure ordered exam accuracy, and prepares and administers contrast media under the direction of the Radiologist.Positions patient and selects proper scanning factors, adjusts factors to attain the appropriate images, and provides magnet protection and safety in accordance with regulatory agencies.Post-processes images as directed and accurately identifies and labels images identifying patient name, medical record unit (MRU) number, and location or position of scan on all images.Maintains records in accordance with various regulatory agencies and enters patient and study information into the radiology information system, and documents billing codes of procedures performed to ensure accurate patient charges.Identifies equipment performance issues and performs equipment quality assurance tests and calibration procedures. Reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate staff and evaluates new products and equipment.Serves as a technical resource, role model and/or preceptor for students and staff. Acts as a resource to staff at own facility and throughout the system.Facilitates clinical problem solving and collaborates with other departments to provide education on managing patients after procedures and any other imaging department processes and procedures.Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.Scheduled Hours varied shift to support departmental PTO requests and saturday rotations. Includes departmental Saturday rotation, all rotation, and holiday rotation.Licenses & CertificationsRegistered Technologist (RT) registration issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), andMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) registration and certification issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), orMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) certification issued by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT), orMagnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) certification issued by the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT), andBasic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months. DegreesAdvanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Radiologic Technology. Required Functional ExperienceTypically requires 2 years of experience in a MRI Technologist role.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesAdvanced knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and magnetic safety.Proficient in IV and venipuncture (if required by facility).Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient service skills to work effectively with physicians, patients and other staff members.Ability to work independently. Intermediate computer skills.Certification AddendumTeam members will maintain annual educational requirements for hospital based certifications (e.g.DNV, CARF or others).

Keywords: Aurora Health Care, Kenosha , MRI Technologist II, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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