As a technologist S/he must understand the utilization, principles, appropriateness and associated risk of the magnetic field as well as of using imaging contrast media. Must be knowledgeable and competent in the operation of magnetic resonance imaging equipment, computer, and image management systems utilized in performing MRI exams. Must also demonstrate patient care skills appropriate for a working environment that utilizes magnetic fields and knowledgeable in the application of MR contrast agents. The position requires clear communication skills, an understanding of healthcare operations and quality control along with the work ethics that coincide with Blue Ridge Healthcare System's Mission, Vision and Values. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development of the life span and possess the ability to assess and interpret data to identify the patient's age-related requirements and specific needs. Performs other duties requested of the Supervisor as necessary.
Education: Completion of an accredited radiology program
Experience: Experienced in all basic MRI procedures. Prefer 2 years experience.
License/Registration: Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Radiology. MRI registry highly desired but not required for a PRN status.
Other: Considerable knowledge of procedures and equipment. Skills in applying knowledge of anatomy, pathology and positioning to produce optimal studies.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires range of motion within functional limits, including handling/lifting patients, manual/finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires functional vision and hearing. Requires standing/walking for extensive periods of time with bending, stooping/stretching. Frequently lift/carry patients and/or items weighing 35 lbs or more.
Flexible to work any shift