Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, perform all required diagnostic MRI scanning procedures with knowledge of all pertinent technical and academic areas to produce consistent high quality examinations.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
-Perform all required diagnostic MRI scanning procedures through proper positioning and technique, consistently demonstrating good judgment in evaluating the diagnostic studies.
-Screen patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examination (i.e. pain, claustrophobia, metallic objects, isolation patients, etc.). Obtain and review the requisition for examination to obtain information such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special requirements.
-Thoroughly explain procedure to be performed to alleviate patient anxiety and facilitate patient cooperation. Monitor the condition of any patient within the department and assist the radiologist in performing needed medical attention, if applicable.
-Comply with Hospital operational and safety policies and procedures. Comply with Hospital policies, procedures, and emergency procedures, where applicable.
-Maintain the MRI scanning equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment and area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Check to ensure emergency equipment is in good working order. Report any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns to responsible supervisor.
-Routinely prepare examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification, adequate clinical history and previous x-rays for comparison (if available).
-Assist radiologist during the administration of contrast media and practice medical and surgical aseptic procedures as required. Recognize allergic reactions and respond in accordance to hospital policies and procedures for emergent patient care.
-Assist with patient scheduling and patient preparation required prior to examination.
-Conduct examinations with regard to patientrsquo;s age, condition or other special requirements.
-ARRT MR/MR eligible or equivalent.
-NYS Radiologic Technology License preferred.
-Through knowledge of MRI Safety.
-State and Federal health safety laws.
-Recognize basic cross-sectional anatomy and pathology.
-Proper body mechanics.
-Set up, adjust and operate imaging equipment.
-Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with schedule.
-Understand and follow specifications and instructions.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Shift : Per Diem
Primary Location: New York-Elmhurst