VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Rad Tech-MRI (45327330)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 2/24/2018

Rad Tech-MRI

Full time 7:00p - 7:30a 8: Weekends Only

VCU Health System's Radiology- MRI Main is seeking a Full Time Rad Tech ?MRI. 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.



Responsibilities

MRI technologists independently performs or assists the licensed independent practitioner in the completion of all MRI imaging exams, interventional MRI procedures, and therapeutic MRI procedures utilizing all MRI scanners and associated technology on site at VCUHS.

MRI technologists independently complete imaging exams based on physicians written order, department protocols, and institutional safety standards.

MRI technologists evaluate and react to information contained on the MRI Safety Checklist as well as the MRI contrast checklist.

MRI technologists prioritize workload based on ordered patient priority.

MRI technologists represent the goals, values, and vision of VCU Health System.

Ensures adherence to regulatory standards, health system and department policies, procedures, processes, and guidelines applicable to role.

Resolves basic service delivery issues.

Initiates equipment service calls.

Lead technologists may perform "lead technologist" functions such as coordinating work assignments, workflow, and staffing for an assigned shift/area; serve as clinical or technical resource; provide training.



Qualifications



Required

Graduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRT; or

Graduation from a JRCNMT accredited program in nuclear medicine technology

Certification by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT) or

Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)

Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific manager or supervisor. Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing needs of the health system. On-call, weekend and other after hours coverage may be required based on workload demand and staffing needs of the health system. MRI Technologists are considered "Essential Employees" who may be required to report to work in accordance with the VCUHS Policy. Must have immediate access to a home phone or cell phone.



Preferred

Bachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited program

One (1) year of previous MRI work experience

Previous work experience in an academic medical center environment



*Selected candidates will be placed into appropriate levels for this position based on their experience and qualifications*

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Radiologic Technologists
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