Operates a scanner to obtain images used to diagnose and treat of pathologies.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately to produce cross-sectional images of the body.
Performs patient pre-screening, scheduling, and education related to the examination.
Enters and monitors patient data, transfers images from disk to magnetic media to produce the transparency, and develops film in an automatic processor.
Follows radiation safety procedures and guidelines.
Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
Ensures equipment is properly functioning. Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel.
Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No experience required
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent lifting/moving of patients.
Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare kneeling and sitting.
Licenses / Certifications:
ARRT-MR Magnetic Resonance Imaging - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (ARRT-MR) -within 12 months - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Variable Shift (United States of America)
42010007 Magnetic Resonance
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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