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MRI Technologist

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha locationOmaha, NE
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Omaha, NE, United States

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Schedule: Primarily weekdays rotating weekends. Some on-call required

We re searching for an MRI Technologist to perform MRI examinations for review and diagnosis by radiologists in such a manner that efficiently contributes to the mission, vision, and values of the organization and ensures quality and continuity of patient care.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of MRI scanners and ancillary equipment and information systems (RIS/HIS/PACS) used in performing these examinations. Proven competency must be documented.
  • Responsible for proper identification of patients and all images with patient s name, date of birth, patient s identification number, body orientation, etc.
  • Coordinates MRI examinations to ensure quality and continuity of care. To this end, may be asked to schedule inpatient, outpatient, and emergency MRI examinations as necessary.
  • Assumes MRI emergency call responsibilities on a rotational basis
  • Archives MRI images appropriately, i.e. PACS.
  • Maintains accurate documentation for departmental and hospital records by recording neatly, accurately, and completely.
  • Provides accurate and sympathetic instructions to patients and family members regarding the examination process. Explains the procedure(s) in words that are understood.
  • Responsible for screening patients for contraindications that may be hazardous to their health and safety. Relates contraindications to radiologist for direction.
  • Participates in training and orienting new employees and students as assigned.
  • Actively participates in quality assurance and performance improvement in MRI.
  • Keeps a current knowledge regarding technical developments, trends and techniques in MRI procedures and equipment. Maintains registry and licenses, through appropriate journals, workshops and seminars. Attends department meetings and educational in-services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with co-workers, patients, family members, and general public.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Associate s degree from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology required.
  • Previous experience in MRI and strong background in cross-sectional anatomy preferred pediatric experience preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Board Certified ARRT required
  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
  • Current license from the State of Nebraska required
  • ARRT registered in MRI is required within two years of hire

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