Mass General Imaging has opened a new state of the art outpatient MRI facility in Assembly Row (Somerville, MA)! This a great opportunity to join the MGH team.
As an MRI Tech at MGH you'll be a part of expanding services with the ability to work with:
2-Tech team model
Unique and innovative workflow
Career advancement opportunities (x-ray to other modalities)
Our Assembly Row site also offers:
Flexible schedules (day, evening and weekends) with the ability work full or part-time
Site will be open 7 days/week
Updated competitive market-based pay rates
The MRI Techs will work under general supervision, perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies using a magnetic resonance device that includes preparing patients, positioning, setting imaging parameters, performing computer processing and displaying images. Selecting appropriate imaging protocol for patient studies. Performing quality assurance scans as required. Demonstrating the ability to work cohesively as a team member within the MRI Department.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Includes preparing patient, positioning, setting imaging parameters, performing computer processing and displaying images.
Performs scheduled quality control procedures on MRI scanner and other related equipment. Records QA results as required. Reports any potential equipment related problems to supervisor as necessary.
Prepares for and performs intravenous injection of MR contrast agents including the use of the MR compatible power injector. Understands and can communicate the possible contraindications as well as monitor for and respond to adverse reactions to MR contrast agents. Records all information regarding contrast injections appropriately.
Inserts IV catheters as needed.
Performs point of care testing as needed.
Instructs patients and visitors in MR safety procedures.
Ensures adherence to safety practices by all persons entering the MRI area.
Reviews outpatient schedules to confirm exams have been protcoled and reviewed for potential contra-indications.
Acts as final check point for patient safety and protocol clarification.
Communicates with Radiologist for protocol clarification when necessary.
Uses designated department protocols. If issues are observed within the designated protocol, reports them to the site supervisor and/or Quality Assurance Manager
Assists in the instruction of visitors and medical staff rotating through the area. Explains patient procedures, processing, equipment operation, safety practices, etc.
Mentors new staff and fellow technologists as necessary.
Adhere to MGH "Good-To-Go" policies and practices.
Reviews the MRI patient procedure screening form with the patient and completes the MRI staff specific questions.
Utilizes departmental specific tools to confirm contrast dosing, and patient safety through the use of such tools as QPID, electronic dose calculators, image review (PACS) and other means designated by the department.
ARRT (MR)* Licence
Completion of a Medical Imaging Program
*Advanced MR certification required within 18 months of hire date.
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