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DIC MRI Tchnl - Contrast IV

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Syosset
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description

  • Performs thorough screening of patients prior to procedure.


  • Ensures no metal objects accompany patient into procedure room.
  • Checks patient creatinine level and calculates glomerular filtration rate (GFR) to determine if patient can receive IV contrast material.
  • Reviews and ensures accuracy of screening forms completed by patient, including the IV contrast materials information sheet.


  • Prepares patients for examination.


    • Explains procedures and sets up equipment to administer the proper procedure in a timely fashion.
    • Ensures that a consent form for IV contrast materials has been obtained.


    • Performs MRI procedures to include: abdominal, thoracic, neurological exams, extremities, sub-periosteal implant planning, radiation therapy treatment planning, biopsies etc.


      • Prepares patient for exam by placing and positioning patient on exam table within the gantry.
      • Enters patient history data and other pertinent information obtained from a requisition completed by Radiologist to include anatomical area of interest.
      • Select, determine and ensure appropriate radiofrequency and image coil is used based on the anatomical part being imaged. Ensures proper coil positioning.
      • Transmits cases to on-call Radiologist through use of Tele-Radiology system.


      • Administers intravenous (IV) and oral contrast agents as per Radiologist order:

        • Verifies that there are no contraindications to administration of the IV contrast agent. Calculates contrast dose based on patient's weight.
        • Performs venipuncture of the appropriate gauge necessary for examination.
        • Explains in layman's terms the administration of IV contrast, and completes the IV Contrast Information Sheet with information provided by the patient, family member or health care proxy.
        • Utilizes appropriate flush technique for existing IV line, if needed and utilizes power injector to administer IV contrast.
        • Recognizes and assists in the treatment contrast agent reactions and IV extravasations. Performs related duties, as required




          Job Qualification

          • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program, required.
          • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist with certification in IV contrast administration, required.
          • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration, required.
          • Magnetic Resonance Imaging R.T. (MR) (ARRT), required within eighteen (18) months of entry date into position.
          • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS or BCLS), required.
          • Prior radiology experience, required. Experience in MRI, preferred.
          • Knowledge of MRI equipment and protocols, required.

            Shift Details: Saturday/Sunday, 7:30am-4:30pm
            *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 , DIC MRI Tchnl - Contrast IV, Other , Syosset, New York

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