MRI Technologist Imaging Services KMH
Location: Kenmore, NY, United States
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2020
Facility: Kenmore Mercy HospitalStatus: Per Diem Work Schedule: Varied Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: NoHours: varied, 7a-3p, 9a-5p, with on call and holiday rotationShift: Shift 1:FTE: 0.100000: Summary:
A Magnetic Resonance (MR) Technologist performs magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures and related clerical functions at a level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. An MR technologist is responsible for contrast agent preparation in accordance with guidelines set forth by NYSDOH, JC, OSHA, and the Catholic Health Imaging Services. An MR technologist is responsible for MRI safety screening of all patients and non-MRI associates prior to entering the MRI environment. After post hire training an MR technologist will demonstrate the ability to, and perform, a variety of technical procedures at a proficient level that require independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative while completing diagnostic studies. An MR technologist will participate in after hours and weekend emergency call rotations as required by site specific expectations.Responsibilities:
- Graduate of an Approved School of Radiological Technology and/or candidate may be a graduate from an accredited/approved school/program of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
- New York State License as a General Radiologic Technologist preferred, or candidate may be a graduate from an accredited/approved school/program of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
- Current Certification by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists - Radiological Technologist Registry (ARRT) (R) preferred.
- Must maintain this primary registration at all times to be eligible for certification and registration, unless candidate is a graduate from a formal accredited/approved school/program of MRI.
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging Registry (ARRT) (MR)
- Certified to inject with NYSDOH BLS required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Three (3) years of MRI experience preferred.
- Technologist must not physically possess any medical/surgical appliances, staples, clips, and cardiac pacemakers etc. which are contra-indicated for work in and around the area of a magnetic field. This requirement is in keeping with the established FDA safety guidelines for MR Imaging.
- Good general health necessary in order to stand and walk most of the day.
- Must have the ability to pull, push, and lift patients and equipment.
- Participate in site rotations where applicable, see site specific department requirements
- Normal heat, light space, and safe working environment; typical of most office jobs.
- Occasional exposure to one or more mildly unpleasant physical conditions.
- Intermittent exposure to a few unpleasant physical conditions.
- Frequent exposure too many disagreeable physical conditions.
- Continuous exposure to extremely disagreeable physical conditions.
- Risk of exposure to infectious organisms, ionizing radiation and strong magnetic field