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MRI TECHNOLOGIST-MRI Unit - St Mary's Hospital -Kankakee
Requisition ID: 55300
Location: Presence St Mary Kankakee
500 West Court Street, Kankakee, IL 60901-3661 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry
Employment Type: Regular
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist performs all magnetic resonance imaging studies while
under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner, for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of
anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the
scope of their license.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs all magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies and administration of contrast media with
appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, radio frequency safety procedures and
proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure. Assists radiologist with
specialized radiography/MRI procedures as requested.
2. Evaluates MRI images for technical quality, assuring proper identification is recorded.
3. Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists as
necessary. Preps patient for exam. Explains procedure and provides education and instruction to patient
4. Selects, operates, and maintains MRI and associated equipment. Performs equipment warm up,
calibration and safety check. Operates hospital computer system. Reports to supervisor any equipment
malfunctions. Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality
5. Responsible for departmental records. Accurately and promptly documents in departmental records (film,
file and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies,
etc. May prepare file for processing to radiologist. Collects statistics as directed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Graduate of an approved program in radiologic technology.
One to three years of experience preferred.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Meditech and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Registration in Radiology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or ARMRIT
certification required. CPR certification required.
Certification in MRI and/or CT by ARRT preferred. *TK
Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp Kankakee
Department Name: MRI Unit PSMH
| Location: Kankakee, IL 60901
| Document ID: AC342-0NHR
| Posted on: ||2019-02-1702/17/2019