MRI Technologist - Per Diem
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Conducts procedures and tests using MRI equipment to acquire and
analyze patient diagnostic data.
1. Patient Identification- Uses professional manners and methods,
verifies patient identification, obtains patient history, assists
patients and family members that require extra attention, insures
patient understanding whenever possible, and insures patient
safety. Verifies patient identification, asks and documents
pregnancy status on patients of child bearing age.
2. MRI Technology- Demonstrates knowledge of MRI and
cross-sectional human anatomy. Is competent in the operation of the
MRI scanners, proficient in automatic injections of MRI contrast,
disc drives, gateways, PACS and laser printers. Maintains active
status with the ARRT by accruing CE's when needed. Interprets
protocols and selects appropriate scanning parameters, shares
knowledge with fellow MRI technologists and uses technical
knowledge to assist in actively trouble shooting problems with
respect to equipment and protocols
3. Contrast- Administers oral contrast to adult and pediatric
patients according to protocols, establishes intravenous lines,
administers IV contrast following safe and proper injection
procedures, follows correct procedure to determine contrast
eligibility, checks appropriate lab values before contrast
injection per protocol.
4. Image Transfer- Maintains thorough understanding of PACS, and
transmits images to QC, UNCH's EMR, EPIC and PACS, verifies and
segments images at the QC station, accesses IMPAX service tools to
verify images transmission, completes, modifies and/or cancels
orders in an appropriate and timely manner, cancels duplicate
orders to avoid duplicate billing. Insures that all charge
information is accurate. Verifies patient identification in
accordance with UNC policy, insures that all appropriate
demographic information is accurate and on the PACS images.
5. Other Duties- Performs task in a timely manner, runs the
schedule creating a consistent workflow, volunteers to work on
challenging tasks, difficult procedures and new research, produces
quality diagnostic images, reviews patient's chart and reports for
correlation, maintains a clean and orderly work environment,
creates and keeps documentation of incidents as improvement
opportunities for employees and the department. Precept new
employees and students
Other InformationOther information:
* Completion of an accredited educational program in Radiological
Science or completion within 3 months at time of application.
* Must be registered with the American Registry of Radiological
Sciences or registry eligible. For registry eligible candidates:
must provide a copy of diploma from accredited program.
* Requires advanced certification in MR within one year of
* Successful candidates must become registered within one year of
employment and must maintain their registry status and continuing
education requirements annually.
* All imaging specialists are required to maintain current
competency in HCP BLS.
Professional Experience Requirements:
* Prior education, training and experience that provides the
ability to perform the assigned tasks.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit: Rex MRI Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of
Job: US:NC:RaleighExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , MRI Technologist - Per Diem, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina
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