Technologist- Sr Mri (Reg)

Job Description

The Lead MRI Technologist is responsible for planning daily tasks including preparation for and completion of MRI procedures. Performs all aspects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Responsibilities

  • Performs all aspects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging according to established protocols, which includes, but is not limited to, reviewing for appropriateness and completeness of patient histories and requests for services.
  • Explains procedures to patients and ensures that informed consent for invasive procedures has been obtained.
  • Reviews completed MRI safety sheet for patient and any other person entering the magnet area.
  • Positions patients and provides for their protection from magnetic hazard. Selects and operates complex imaging equipment.
  • Regulates exposure factors and other technical factors on individual patients. Reviews films for diagnostic acceptability.
  • Reviews patient medications, administering contrast based on MRI protocol. Prepares and administers, by IV injection, contrast media under physician's direction.
  • Provides routine patient care while patient is in the department.
  • Practices aseptic and sterile technique to prevent the spread of disease.
  • Administers or assists in administering CPR or other emergency procedures as needed.
  • Meets a majority of the following criteria as determined by the Director of Radiologic Administration:
    • Continuous commitment to institution; Continuous high level of technical expertise (having passed advanced level exam in specialty area and/or multi-skilled);
    • Consistently demonstrates a caring, positive attitude as evidenced through the responses from patient satisfaction surveys.
    • Participates in continuing education activities related to the field. Demonstrates and maintain skills in providing care for patients of specific age groups, such as geriatric and neonatal, through in-service and continuing education.
    • Performs evaluative equipment tests; participates in (or is responsible for) quality control program.
    • Is responsible for preparing the employee holiday and work schedules in a timely fashion. Gives advance notification to the employees of any changes in the work or holiday schedule. Is responsible for the day to day operations of the modality.
    • Provides input concerning the staff performance reviews and corrective action.
    • Is responsible for patient scheduling issues that arise during the day.


Qualifications

  • Completion of approved program for MRI technology
  • Registered as a MRI technologist
  • One-year of experience in the appropriate sub-specialty area.