MRI Technologist (Full Time / Friday - Monday)
Company: Colorado Springs Radiologists / PENRAD Imaging
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Job Title: MRI TechnologistReports to: Lead Technologist and
Director of Clinical ServicesSupervises: N/AFLSA status:
Non-ExemptSummary DescriptionThis position is responsible for
applying their expertise in the area of obtaining diagnostic images
while providing exemplary quality service to patients.This position
is Friday through Monday and includes a $2,500 sign-on bonus for
eligible applicants. Click here for FT benefit information.
- Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday - 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Monday - 8 or 10-hour variable shift (day or evening shift
based on need)Essential Functions
- Prepares patients for exams by greeting the patient by his/her
entire name, obtaining patient history information necessary to
perform or evaluate the procedure, and providing instructions and
explanation of the procedure to obtain the best possible image and
reduce the patient's anxiety.
- Accurately and thoroughly screens all patients prior to entry
into the MRI room.
- Prepares area for exam by ensuring the proper equipment and
supplies are available before the patient is called for exam.
- Uses multiple MR equipment and software to acquire high quality
images to submit to the radiologist for interpretation.
- Performs injections of contrast with a power injector or using
hand technique, ensuring proper injection rates are used for
optimal contrast enhancement. Documents amount of contrast
- Attends to patient's care before, during and immediately
following exam and notifies the appropriate party if patient's
condition changes at any time.
- Performs daily inspections of equipment and reports immediately
any quality concerns as well as equipment failures or
- Sends all studies to PACS (image software) and other network
nodes as needed, including any applicable prior studies.
- Manages short and long-term archival of MRI studies and
produces electronic/hard copy images of studies as requested.
- Performs clerical duties related to the procedures including
entering information into company-specific software and documenting
information into patient charts.
- Cleans exam rooms and restocks supplies for next patient.
- Performs on-call duties at hospital MRI locations with a 30
minute on-site response time at each hospital.
- Interfaces with Lead regarding any and all departmental
- Attends regular staff meetings and complies with all company
policies and procedures.This job description reflects management's
assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or
restrict the tasks that may be assigned by
knowledge: Knowledge of: Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C.
policies and procedures, business-specific software, safety
regulations.Industry-specific knowledge: Knowledge of: laws and
regulations pertaining to medical records and patient
confidentiality, ethics and standards of appropriate professional
organization(s), ICD-10 and CPT coding, radiation safety, aseptic
techniques, IV skills.Mastery:Specialized equipment: Imaging
equipment, computer, crash cart, oxygen tanks, IV pumps, MRI
compatible devices and power injector.Abilities:Ability to: work
independently with minimal supervision; organize and prioritize
work and complete within established, reasonable time frames;
follow verbal and written instructions; establish and maintain
professional working relationships with staff, physicians,
management, patients and external contacts; pursue educational and
training opportunities to continually add to personal and
professional growth in knowledge, skills and abilities pertaining
to this position; maintain strict confidentiality of patient,
business and employee information at all times; exercise
professional judgment and perform all duties in compliance with
medical ethics and OSHA
from an ARRT accredited Radiologic Technology Program or from an
ARMRIT Program is required. ARRT MR certification or ARMRIT
certification is required no longer than 8 months after hire. BLS
certification is required. Six months experience in MRI is
preferred.Desirable or Special Qualifications: 1 to 5 years of
vendor-specific MR experience preferred.Physical and Mental
Requirements:Position: MRI TechnologistNOTE: These are physical and
mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed.
Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental
requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or
employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable
accommodation, Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. may be able to
adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on
the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and
the proposed accommodation.Physical RequirementsXSeeingXAbility to
move distances between office or buildingsXColor Perception(Red,
Green, Amber)Climbing - Ladder - High Roof TopsXHearing /
ListeningXPushing / PullingXTouchingXLiftingX
- Occasionally lifting 50 poundsX
- Occasionally carrying 50 poundsXDriving (local)XSitting for
extended periods of timeStanding for extended periods of
timeXOther, which includes: Deemed 3T MRI safeMental / Reasoning
RequirementsReading - SIMPLEXWriting - SIMPLEXBasic Math
SkillsXReading - COMPLEXWriting - COMPLEXXAnalysis /
ComprehensionXClericalXJudgment / Decision MakingWork
EnvironmentXShift WorkXOutsideXPressurized EquipmentXWorks
AloneExtreme HeatMoving ObjectsXWorks with OthersExtreme ColdHigh
Places - minimalXVerbal Contact w/ OthersXNoise - minimalFumes /
OdorsXFace to Face ContactXMechanical EquipmentXHazardous
MaterialsXInsideXElectrical EquipmentDirt or DustDisclaimer: The
above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. These
statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified, nor
are these statements intended to create a contract of employment
between the employee and Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C.
Colorado Springs Radiologists, P.C. is an at-will employer.
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