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MRI Technologist
Ref No.: 18-09072
Location: Austin, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 08/06/2018 to 02/05/2019
Location: Austin, TX
6 month opportunity
Shift: Monday – Friday. No week-ends. No call.
Clinical Radiographer background with a minimum of 5 years MRI clinical experience required
ARRT Certified in MRI
BA/BS, Associates, or Certification Program
Local technologists only
3T experience mandatory
Clinical experience required on the following Client system: Skyra (E-line software)
Additional experience on these Client MRI systems a plus:
o Espree and Avanto (B-line software. Symphony (A or B-line software)
Proficient in routine MRI imaging to include neuro, MSK, body, MRA, and breast imaging
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Ability to function as an MRI Technologist in performing examinations of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness. Also will serve as a training resource.

Job duties of an MRI Technologist may include but are not limited to:
- Performs MRI diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols
- Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
- Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts
- Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes
- Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
- Reviewing tests with peers and physician
- Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
- Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
- Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
- Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
- Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
- Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair
- Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
- Compliance with Client, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
- Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
- Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Client training programs
- Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols
- Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed
- Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
- Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
- Performs additional duties as required
- Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
- Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative