MRI Technologist Rapid City Hospital MIS Full Time
Rapid City, SD
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Job Category

Diagnostics

Department

RCH MIS MRI

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Day (United States of America)

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

Performs MRI examinations utilizing a variety of technical aspects that require judgement, ingenuity, and initiative in applying imaging parameters to obtain diagnostic images. Promotes a cooperative and professional atmosphere with emphasis on patient care, while keeping magnet integrity in mind. Serves patients of all ages.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
  • Ensures no ferrous metal objects are taken into the scan room.
  • Properly positions coil and patient to obtain the best image quality. Handles coils with care. Pads placed where necessary for patient comfort. Routes all IV lines and monitoring cables safely in and out of the magnet bore.
  • Selects scanning parameters based on established protocol and on information obtained from patient history, chart, requisition, and previous exams.
  • Prepares and administers correct amount of contrast, using aseptic techniques as outlined in the Infection Control manual. Able to start and maintain IV lines. Documents appropriately in patients chart.
  • Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
  • Reports malfunctions to service representative by logging a service call and notifies charge technologist and/ or supervisor.
  • Develops and maintains teamwork. Demonstrates willingness to learn new procedures and accepts additional responsibilities. Is on time and prepared to work scheduled hours.
  • Competently works within required computer programs (i.e. PACs, RIS, Vrad) as well as manual downtime processes.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent: General Studies

Graduate - Radiology Program
Certification - **Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certified - American Heart Association (AHA); Radiologic Technologist (RT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Preferred:

Education - Associates: Related Field
Experience - 1+ years of Radiographer Experience
Certifications - Magnetic Resonance Images (MR) Registry - Advanced American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

**Policy Number: MIS-7040-115 - Caregivers must be CPR certified upon employment or within their 90-day probation period.

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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Job Type Full-time