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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
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