MRI Technologist (Full Time / THU/FRI/SAT)
Company: Colorado Springs Radiologists / PENRAD Imaging
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Job Title: MRI Technologist Reports to: Lead Technologist and
Director of Clinical Services Supervises: N/A FLSA status:
Non-Exempt Summary Description This position is responsible for
applying their expertise in the area of obtaining diagnostic images
while providing exemplary quality service to patients. This
position is 36 hours per week. Thursdays/Fridays/Saturdays 10:30
a.m. to 11:00 p.m. in Colorado Springs. A $2,500 sign-on bonus
applies for eligible applicants. Click here for FT benefit
information. 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
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 injected.
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 deficiencies.
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 administration.
Employment Standards Knowledge: Business-specific 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 standards.
Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification: Graduation 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 Technologist NOTE: 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 Requirements X Seeing X Ability to move distances between
office or buildings X Color Perception (Red, Green, Amber) Climbing
- Ladder - High Roof Tops X Hearing / Listening X Pushing / Pulling
X Touching X Lifting X Dexterity X Occasionally lifting 50 pounds X
Finger X Carrying X Hand X Occasionally carrying 50 pounds X
Driving (local) X Sitting for extended periods of time Standing for
extended periods of time X Other, which includes: Deemed 3T MRI
safe Mental / Reasoning Requirements Reading - SIMPLE X Writing -
SIMPLE X Basic Math Skills X Reading - COMPLEX Writing - COMPLEX X
Analysis / Comprehension X Clerical X Judgment / Decision Making
Work Environment X Shift Work X Outside X Pressurized Equipment X
Works Alone Extreme Heat Moving Objects X Works with Others Extreme
Cold High Places - minimal X Verbal Contact w/ Others X Noise -
minimal Fumes / Odors X Face to Face Contact X Mechanical Equipment
X Hazardous Materials X Inside X Electrical Equipment Dirt or Dust
Disclaimer: 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
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