MRI Technologist - Multi Modality - Full Time
Sidney, NE 69160 US
Multi Modality MRI Technologist
Connected Health Care is searching for a full-time multi modality MRI Technologist to join a critical access facility located in Sidney Nebraska. If you are an experienced MRI Tech looking for your next opportunity, this could be for you!
A multi-modality MRI technologist is a skilled medical imaging professional who is proficient in operating and interpreting multiple imaging modalities, such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT). This role involves performing a range of diagnostic imaging procedures to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions. The job description for a multi-modality MRI technologist typically includes the following responsibilities:
Performing Imaging Procedures: Operate MRI and CT equipment to capture high-quality diagnostic images of patients' internal structures. Follow established protocols to ensure accurate and detailed imaging results.
Patient Interaction: Prepare patients for procedures, explaining the imaging process, and addressing any questions or concerns they may have. Ensure patients are comfortable and positioned correctly for optimal imaging.
Equipment Management: Calibrate and maintain MRI and CT equipment to ensure it operates safely and produces accurate images. Troubleshoot technical issues as needed and report any malfunctions.
Contrast Administration: Administer contrast agents as required for enhanced visualization of certain structures during imaging procedures. Monitor patients for any adverse reactions and provide appropriate care.
Patient Safety: Follow radiation safety protocols and ensure patients' safety during procedures. Minimize radiation exposure to patients, staff, and yourself.
Image Interpretation: Review and analyze acquired images to ensure quality and completeness. Identify any technical issues that might affect the diagnostic quality of the images.
Collaboration: Coordinate with radiologists and other healthcare professionals to review imaging results and ensure accurate interpretation of images. Communicate effectively to provide essential information for patient care.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed records of patient procedures, imaging parameters, contrast usage, and any relevant information in accordance with departmental and regulatory guidelines.
Quality Assurance: Participate in quality assurance activities, such as equipment performance testing and image quality assessments, to maintain high standards of imaging accuracy.
Continuing Education: Stay updated on the latest advancements and best practices in MRI and CT imaging through ongoing professional development and continuing education activities.
Multi-Modality Skills: Utilize your expertise in multiple imaging modalities to contribute to patient care and diagnostic accuracy across different medical scenarios.
Patient Care and Comfort: Ensure a positive patient experience by maintaining a compassionate and empathetic approach, addressing patient concerns, and minimizing discomfort during procedures.
Adherence to Regulations: Follow relevant legal and ethical guidelines, including patient confidentiality and safety regulations, while performing imaging procedures.
Emergency Response: Be prepared to respond effectively to any medical emergencies that might arise during imaging procedures.
Adaptable and Team Player: Work well within a healthcare team environment, adapt to changing circumstances, and contribute to a collaborative and efficient workflow.
This job description provides a general overview of the responsibilities of a multi-modality MRI technologist. Actual responsibilities may vary depending on the specific healthcare facility, department, and the local regulations governing medical imaging practices.
-Accredited educational program in radiology technology or medical imaging.
-ARRT for MRI and other modalities
-NE Radiology license
If you are interested in learning more, please contact:
Meredith Lusby - Account Manager