- Lifespan Corporation
Healthcare - Allied Health
Under the general supervision of the Manager of MRI Medical Director MRI but according to established policies and procedures is responsible for the performance of MR procedures requiring the use of more difficult techniques. Functions as a lead resource person provides technical guidance instructions and supervision to the technologists. Assists in interpreting communicating and administering policies and procedures. Work is performed at a level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Instructs Radiology students and/or employees in the clinical procedures used. Performs clerical and/or administrative functions necessary to the efficient operation and for patient records.
Utilizes experienced-based knowledge with little technical supervision to perform all the duties of a MRI Technologist in routine and complex imaging procedures.
Provides for the clinical experience of Radiology Technology students instructing and guiding students through imaging procedures in area of responsibility. May review performance of student with supervisor.
Provides on-the-job instruction to employees in clinical procedures in area of responsibility. May participate in formal in-service educational classes.
Performs clerical and/or administrative tasks such as a) inventory and ordering supplies; b) compiling statistics; c) checking equipment for proper operating condition and reporting need for repair.
Understands and practices principles of safety with regards to strong magnetic fields as those generated by MRI systems per RIH ?MRI MAGNETIC FIELD SAFETY GUIDELINES? (Policy MRI-02).
Assumes charge responsibility in the absence of MRI Manager.
Direct the work of others in assigning coordinating and reviewing their work. Will provide input and perform performance appraisals competency evaluations QA reviews corrective action or other personnel actions for employees regularly assigned to the area.
This position requires thorough knowledge of a specialized MRI technology. Must be registered and in good standing with the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT) or the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT). Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy advanced MRI applications and computer operations.
Must hold a current CPR certification from AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.
Thorough knowledge of MRI procedures to demonstrate techniques and evaluate performance of other technologists including a basic understanding of the operation of computer consoles.
An in-depth knowledge of the MRI equipment in order to analyze equipment problems troubleshoot and arrange for its repair.
Appropriate interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with patients patients? families departmental staff physicians and others under physical and /or emotional stress.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to neonate child adolescent adult and geriatric patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
Analytical skills to compile and interpret routine data and organizes work.
One-year experience as a Radiologic Technologist in a hospital radiology department plus one year specialized training in the operation of the MRI unit.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Individual has prior experience working in a healthcare environment such as acute care hospitals physicians? offices or ancillary healthcare enterprises. Works with medical equipment and has direct patient contact. Any potential hazards are minimized by adherence to established safety procedures and precautions including use safety equipment and protective clothing.
Individual will have exposure to high magnetic fields. Applicant cannot have any physical condition that would be aggravated by magnetic fields acoustic noise and occasional RF exposure.
Ability to utilize and obtain basic vital signs (i.e. blood pressure heart rate pulse ox).
Able to competently insert & remove IVs for contrast administration. Ability to learn to administer IM injections per radiologist instructions.
May be in contact with patients with communicable diseases.
Ability to hear verbal direct request from physicians patients etc.
Ability to crouch reach and lift to allow appropriate manipulation positioning and placement of MR coils and ancillary equipment.
Ability to see for appropriate visualization in the MRI environment.
Ability to lift and move patients to and from scanner table transport patients in wheelchairs and/or stretchers.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 2
Associated topics: hematopathology, medical lab science, mls, pathology, scientist, sterile processing technician, surgical technologist, technician i, technician ii, technician iv
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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