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MRI Technologist -Long Term Per Diem & Contracts -Plainview Hospital -FlexStaff

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Plainview
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description


Responsibilities:



  • Prepares patient for examination
  • Explains procedure in layman terms to relieve patient of anxiety
  • Sets-up equipment to administer the proper procedure in a timely fashion
  • Ensures patient is screened according to protocol, and assures consent for the procedure has been obtained, when necessary
  • Performs MRI procedures to include: abdominal, thoracic, neurological exams, and extremities
  • Places patient on the exam table and positions within the gantry
  • Keys in patient history data and other pertinent information obtained from a requisition completed by the referring physician who includes anatomical area of interest, slice thickness and pulse sequences
  • Calculates the number of scans to be obtained based on patient size, and operates the equipment ensuring the required images were obtained as ordered by the Radiologist
  • Contacts Radiologist to review and ascertain whether additional scanning is required
  • Operates equipment for the transfer of computed images to film, the archival of disc memory to tape, and proper use of PACS System
  • Assists the Radiologist with administration of I.V contrast
  • Monitors patient condition and directly observes patient during the examination
  • Recognizes and promptly reports to the radiologist, changes in the patient's condition and/or motor abnormality complaints by the patient including: fainting, discoloration, etc
  • Performs minor repairs and frequent calibration checks and adjusts equipment, when necessary
  • Troubleshoots mechanical problems of the equipment by performing minor repairs, as necessary
  • Recognizes and reports major problems to management to ensure prompt resolution
  • Assists in patient flow including scheduling exams; assuring patients are sent for in advance of scheduled exam; assuring premedication has been administered on the unit; and completing exams
  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.



    Qualifications:



    • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program
    • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist
    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Registered Technologist (R.T.) required for positions filled after September 5, 2010. ARRT registration in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) required within eighteen (18) months of entry date into positions filled after September 5, 2010.
    • Minimum of six (6) months experience as a Radiology Technologist, required. Previous MRI experience, preferred.







      *Additional Salary Detail


      The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).


Keywords: Northwell Health, New Rochelle , MRI Technologist -Long Term Per Diem & Contracts -Plainview Hospital -FlexStaff, Healthcare , Plainview, New York

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