VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Rad Tech-MRI (44838353)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 7/21/2019

Rad Tech-MRI

PRN 7: Rotating Successful completion/graduate of a program required by job

VCU Health System's Department of Radiology is seeking a PRN MRI technologist to become a part of our expanding MRI team.
Responsibilities The practice of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is performed by radiologic technologists responsible for the use of radiofrequencies (RF's) within a magnetic field on humans of all ages (newborn to geriatric) for diagnostic, therapeutic, or research purposes. A MRI technologist performs MRI procedures utilizing MRI scanners and power injectors producing cross sectional and 3D images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. MRI technologists may also assist with interventional and therapeutic procedures and perform complex imaging reformatting. MRI integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information. A MRI technologist recognizes patient conditions, assesses and monitors patient vital signs, and takes appropriate actions in emergency situations essential for successful completion of a procedure and to maintain quality patient care. MRI Technologists must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, computer technology, basic patient care and assessment techniques, MRI physics, and medical terminology. MRI technologists must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and sequence techniques. They must possess, utilize, and maintain knowledge of magnetic protection and safety, radiation protection, and safety and current complex scanning protocols

RequiredGraduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRT or Graduation from a JRCNMT accredited program in nuclear medicine technologyCertification by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT) or Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)New graduates must obtain ARRT-R registry or NMTCB prior to first day of employmentCertification by ARRT-MR within 24 months of employmentBasic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers) for continued employment

PreferredBachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited programOne (1) year of previous MRI work experiencePrevious work experience in an academic medical center environment

*Selected candidates will be placed into appropriate clinical ladder level for this position based on individual experience and qualifications*

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Per Diem
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Radiologic Technologists
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