MRI Technician

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Department:Diagnostic Imaging

Schedule/Status:

8am-430pm; Part Time

Standard Hours/Week:

24

General Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Lead MRI Technologist or MRI Supervisor, performs routine and emergent MRI scanning procedures while maintaining high magnetic field safety practices. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides all aspects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging care based on established standards.
  • DEMONSTRATES COMPETENCY in all procedures within the scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served evidenced by: The ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; knowledge of growth and development; and understanding of how to compensate technical factors to provide an optimal clinical image for interpretation. Age groups that pertain include: INFANT, PEDIATRIC, ADULT, ADOLESCENT AND GERIATRIC.
  • Educates the patient prior to performing the procedure and ensures patient questions are answered.
  • Ensures proper prescreening of all patients for MRI procedures with patient and/or family interviews.
  • Operates computer to achieve maximum quality scans for an accurate diagnosis.
  • Administers contrast agents when appropriate using department established criteria and guidelines, computer entry for charge capture and recognition of adverse patient reactions. Completes all necessary documentation related to contrast media use.
  • Communicates patient needs and/or pertinent assessment information to the radiologist (or other healthcare providers) as it pertains to the exam.
  • Completes timely and accurate computer entry duties including exam status change, billing additions or corrections, patient tracking time entries, and appropriate ICD-10 codes.
  • Cleans and stocks MRI Suite as assigned. Cleans MRI equipment and follows infection control guidelines for waste disposal. Reads posted department communications and attends staff meetings.
  • Prepares and verifies daily function of equipment necessary to perform daily procedures. Performs quality assurance and is responsible for knowing manufacturers safety recommendations for all equipment.
  • Reports any problems to supervisor.
  • Coordinates patient scheduling, patient care plans and other diagnostic procedures with nursing units,
    physician offices, other Diagnostic Imaging modalities and radiologists.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as pertains to the work area.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Associate's Degree or other Two Year College equivalent required.
  • Millitary training accepted.

Work Experience:
  • 1 - 2 years of experience preferred.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Florida State DOH Licenced
  • ARRT Registered RT(MR)
  • BCLS
  • The MRI Technologist is responsible for obtaining their registry and be board certified in their modality within one year of employment. Failure to obtain this certification may result in the release from the organization.


Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.