MRI Tech

Technicians / TechnologistsRadiology Inpatient MRI Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

Title:  Magnetic Resonance Technologist 554276208

Department:  Radiology

Reports To:  Director, Radiology Services

Shift:  Varies

Status:  PRN

JOB SUMMARY

Performs MR examinations on patients of all age population contributing to the efficient operation of the department and promoting Hamilton Medical Center's philosophy, to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care.  Assists in the clinical training of radiologic technology students.  Graduate of MR program preferred.  Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and assess data reflective of the patients’ current status in relation to their age specific needs.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Two year degree or certificate in Radiologic Technology from an accredited Radiologic Technology Program deemed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology. Additional certificate in Magnetic resonance preferred. Other equivalent Certification in Magnetic Resonance considered.

Licensure:  ARRT(R) Required or equivalent national licensure considered. ARRT (R)(MR) preferred. Required to maintain continuing education credits as established by the ARRT and ASRT and facility. CPR Required.

Experience:  Prior experience preferred, extensive on the job training.

Skills:  Ability to operate MR equipment.  Ability to manage patient during radiologic procedure.  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to communicate with patients, visitors, and employees within the organization.  Ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patients’ needs that are age appropriate.  Ability to select proper instrumentation/supplies appropriate for age group of patient served.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Worker is required to be "on feet" most of the day and work is moderately heavy. Extensive amounts of assisting, pushing, pulling, and lifting patients are required.  Worker must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department without affecting departmental flow. Worker must adjust to performing routine, repetitive tasks under specific supervision. Worker will be performing in a radiation area and high magnetic field. Worker will be exposed to blood, body fluids, and potentially hazardous chemicals.