Intermountain Healthcare MRI Tech in Murray, Utah
Greater Salt Lake area
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Position is responsible for performing medical imaging examinations under the direction of a physician to assist in the medical diagnosis and or treatment of illness and or injury.
Essential Job Duties
- Ensures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.
- Performs MRI examinations per department protocol.
- Understands cross sectional anatomy and demonstrates anatomical positioning competency.
- Demonstrates ability to critique own films.
- Completes studies within acceptable time limitations without compromising patient care or the quality of the examination.
- In coordination with the radiologist, demonstrates ability to select proper scanning techniques and protocols.
- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of protocol relating to contrast administration. As ordered by the physician and under radiologist/physician supervision administers intravenous contrast material to patients.
- Practices appropriate infection control and sterile techniques.
- Understands and operates all MRI equipment and related information systems appropriately to ensure that quality images are produced. Exhibits understanding and proficiency with electronic imaging.
- Incumbent will be able to view, transfer, archive, and manipulate images.
- Exhibits a working knowledge of the MRI scanner. Able to troubleshoot when needed and understands the shutdown and start up procedures.
- Exhibits a working knowledge of the magnet, cryogens, gradient amplifiers, and all computer hardware and software.
- Understands the Quench procedure and when it should be performed.
- Adheres to and understands the MRI safety policy and the FOUR ZONE concept.
- Understands proper MR magnet safety in an event of an emergency.
- Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.
- Follows appropriate protocol for medical necessity, coding and charging, obtaining consents if necessary, documenting any events that may occur for quality, maintaining a current QC program for ACR and reporting any equipment failures or problems.
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
- Shift Details: Will rotate days, evenings, weekends and includes on-call shifts.
- Additional details: This is a regional position based at Intermountain Medical Center and will be required to work at other facilities as needed.
- ARRT or ARMRIT registered technologist.
- Current Utah State Licensure in order to administer RX.
- Basic life support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.
- One year of experience in MRI.
- Post-hire expectation: Meets departmental IV certification competency within three months of hire.
- Post-hire expectation: Must complete the controlled substance module within six months of hire.
- Post-hire expectation: Must complete the initial moderate sedation module within six months of hire.
- Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.
- MR registered by ARRT.
All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Working Hours 40
Primary Work Location Intermountain Medical Center
Job Type Full Time