Job Description:The MRI Tech is responsible for performing medical imaging examinations under the direction of a physician to assist in the medical diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury.Job EssentialsEnsures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.Performs MRI examinations per department protocol.Understands cross sectional anatomy and demonstrates anatomical positioning competency.Critiques own films.Completes studies within acceptable time limitations without compromising patient care or the quality of the examination.In coordination with the radiologist, selects proper scanning techniques and protocols.Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of protocol relating to contrast administration. As ordered by the physician and under radiologist or physician supervision administers intravenous contrast material to patients.Practices appropriate infection control and sterile techniques.Understands and operates all MRI equipment and related information systems appropriately to ensure that quality images are produced. Exhibits understanding and proficiency with electronic imaging.Incumbent views, transfers, archives, and manipulates images.Exhibits a working knowledge of the MRI scanner. Troubleshoots when needed and understands the shutdown and start up procedures.Exhibits a working knowledge of the magnet, cryogens, gradient amplifiers, and all relevant computer hardware and software.Understands the Quench procedure and when it should be performed.Adheres to and understands the MRI safety policy and the FOUR ZONE concept.Understands proper MR magnet safety in an event of an emergency.Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation including time stamps and image storage.Follows appropriate protocol for medical necessity, coding and charging, obtaining consents if necessary, documenting any events that may occur for quality, maintaining a current QC program for ACR and reporting any equipment failures or problems.Minimum QualificationsARRT registered technologist.and -
Current Utah State Licensure (for positions in Utah) in order to administer RX.and -
Basic life support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.Post-hire expectation: Meets departmental IV certification competency within three months of hire.and -
Post-hire expectation: (Where applicable) Must complete the controlled substance module within six months of hire.and -
Post-hire expectation: (Where applicable) Must complete the initial moderate sedation module within six months of hire.and -
(Where applicable) Must complete the initial moderate sedation module within six months of hire.Preferred QualificationsOne year of experience in MRI.and -
MR registered by ARRT.Physical Requirements:Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.Location:St George Regional HospitalWork City:St GeorgeWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:0Equal Opportunity EmployerIntermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!