- Graduate from an approved American Medical Association (AMA) school of Radiologic Technology required.
- Participates in mandatory in-services and continuing education as mandated by policies & procedures/ external agencies & as directed by supervisors.
- 1 year of prior experience working as a CAT Scan Technologist
- Completion of a MRI Externship through an approved MRI school.
- Prior Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) experience preferred.
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered in Radiologic Technology required.
- ARRT registered in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), required. Technologists who are Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) board eligible will be considered with the understanding that registry will be passed within 6 months.
- Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.
- Strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with hospital personnel, patients, co-workers, and the public.
- Ability to perform numerous tasks at once.
- Proficient with working with patients of all ages (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly.)
- Knowledge of other modalities or willing to gain knowledge of other modalities as requested for the potential of cross-training opportunities.
- Possess a working knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and understand the basis of computer operation.
- Knowledge of MRI principles and concepts.
- Physical Requirements
- Weight Demands
- Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
- Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
- Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
- Distinguish colors
- Repetitive Motions
- Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
- Not Related:
- Explosives (pressurized gas)
- Electrical Shock/Static
- Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
- Rare (1-33%):
- Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
- Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
- Occasionally (34%-66%):
- Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
- Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
- Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
- Exposure to high magnetic fields (up to 3 Tesla) and radiofrequencies
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