Southern Illinois Healthcare

REGISTERED MRI TECH

Posted Date 3 months ago(1/10/2020 2:48 PM)
Requisition ID
2019-5007
Job Locations
US-IL-Carbondale
Category
Clinical & Technical
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Evening/Night Rotation
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Department
MRI

Overview

The MRI Technologist utilizes magnetic resonance to produce cross-sectional images and three dimensional reconstructions of patient’s anatomy for diagnosis of medical issues.

Responsibilities

  • Operate MRI equipment for the purpose of capturing diagnostic images of a particular segment of the patient’s body
  • Help to properly position a patient correctly for MRI examinations
  • Assist in the explanation of examination procedures to patients
  • Assist in the provision of patients’ care and do detailed reporting of the patients’ medical needs
  • Screen patients before examination
  • Supervise and guide new staff in their job description
  • Check patients history
  • Perform important duties during emergencies
  • Perform administrative and clerical jobs as required
  • Help to accomplish assigned tasks by following procedures and policies
  • Ensure that MRI rooms are clean, organized, and safe for MRI examinations
  • Help in the preparation of MRI room with the necessary equipment
  • Ensure there are quality assurance and improvements in the programs of the department
  • Send patients for examination
  • Prepare and administer contrast
  • Follow safety guidelines and infection control procedures
  • Help in the calibration of MRI machines
  • Help to ensure patients are comfortable during MRI examination by providing headphones to reduce unpleasant noise.

 

Qualifications

Education: Associate’s Degree in Radiologic Science

Licensure and Certification: Valid ARRT, IEMA and BLS

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