Cedars-Sinai MRI Technologist Per-Diem- Kerlan Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, California
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The MRI Technologist will perform Magnetic Resonance Imaging of specified anatomy for diagnostic proposes as ordered by physicians and per radiologist protocols.
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The MRI Technologist will perform Magnetic Resonance Imaging of specified anatomy for diagnostic proposes as ordered
by physicians and per radiologist protocols.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Properly identifies, and prepares patients prior to MRI procedure.
Takes patient history and screens every patient per ACR guidelines to rule out MRI contraindications and assess if patients are safe to undergo MR imaging. Works onsite radiologist for MRI screening.
Performs American College of Radiology quality control
Maintains all certifications and licenses
Educates patients regarding MRI procedures, equipment and exam
Ability to comprehend physician orders accurately and refer to radiologists or physicians for clarification and further instruction when appropriate as applicable to performing MRI exams
Administers proper contrast related to patient having MRI exam per physician order
Utilize PACS, EMR, LifeImage, Viztek, and other applications/information systems as needed to perform MRI exams and contribute to the efficiency of operations of the organization
Assures MRI equipment up-time at the highest level for patient accessibility through coordination of service calls and repair requests
Proper processing of exams through Radiant to support an expeditious radiologist report turnaround time
Ability to access PACS to assist physician access to images and to burn studies to CD per patient's request
Immediately reports any malfunctions, observes potential equipment dysfunctions, safety issues and reports problems or calls for service.
Responsible for patient safety beyond MRI Zone 2 at all times
Escorts and keeps patients under their direct supervision and care whenever patients are beyond MRI Zone 2
Treats all patient and other proprietary information and data within the scope of the position and with complete confidentiality and security
ARMRIT or ARRT for MRI. Completion of either a ARRT or ARMRIT certification program for MRI.
ARMRIT or ARRT for MRI completion of either a ARRT or ARMRIT certification program for MRI.
At least 1 to 3 years of experience in MRI.
Working Title: MRI Technologist Per-Diem- Kerlan Jobe Institute
Department: Kerlan-Jobe Park Terrace
Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
Job Category: Imaging
Job Specialty: Nuclear/Invasive
Position Type: Per Diem
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Base Pay: $43.77 - $65.66
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