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MRI Techg I

Company: Aurora Healthcare
Location: Grafton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Performs basic and intermediate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures under the direction of the Radiologist.Competently operates magnetic resonance (MR) equipment used to perform basic and intermediate diagnostic procedures. Procedures include routine musculoskeletal, neurological and orthopedic imaging, arthrogram, neurological angiography, body imaging, and small joint imaging.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.Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.Scheduled Hours 14:00-22:30 Monday - Friday, with every other Friday off. Every 5th week of call, including staffing the Saturday of the call week 8-16:00. One on-call Holiday annually.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) needs to be obtained within 2 years, 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 unless department leader has determined it is not required. DegreesAdvanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Radiologic Technology. Required Functional ExperienceNo experience required Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesKnowledge of cross sectional anatomy and magnetic safety.Competent 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).
Associated topics: cardiac, cath, cath lab, catheterization, computerized, ct technologist, diagnostic, mammographer, scan, tomography

Keywords: Aurora Healthcare, Milwaukee , MRI Techg I, Other , Grafton, Wisconsin

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