MRI Technologist - full-time evening
Strength Through Diversity.
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Under general supervision of licensed physicians, performs and/or assists in performing all MRI examinations in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. Provides care to patients of all age groups in the form of diagnostic testing.
- Performs MRI imaging procedures. Operates specialized MRI imaging equipment to produce clinical diagnostic images, as directed by physicians. Performs MRI studies of anatomical areas as ordered/directed, according to established standards and procedures.
- Applies the necessary technical judgment to obtain studies of an acceptable diagnostic quality according to written protocols and the patients’ needs.
- Sets up, adjusts, and operates MRI equipment, selecting proper technical factors to obtain accurate MRI studies; properly positions and immobilized patients.
- Responds to patients’ needs as required. Provides patient education relevant to specific imaging procedures by informing the patient of the nature of the procedure, the area to be imaged and any specific instructions the patient may need.
- Reviews all patient safety questionnaire prior to introducing any patients into the MRI scan room.
- Ensures all MRI images are appropriately labeled as specified by the department SOP.
- Evaluates images for technical acceptability and ensures images are transmitted to PACS in a timely fashion.
- Ensures that all studies performed are completed in IDX (Radiology Information System) in a timely fashion.
- Ensures Radiology room and equipment cleanliness, at the start and at the end of the shift, to include removal of soiled or dirty linen.
- Scans patient related documents
- Maintains supplies and accessories in radiographic room necessary to safely perform duties, as required.
- Accurately records all required patient tracking information into IDX (Radiology Information System).
- Schedules exams into IDX (Radiology Information System) as required.
- Informs supervisor or appropriate personnel of needed repairs to equipment or unsafe conditions.
- Assists physician directly as required.
- Calls for in-patients as required.
- Performs related clerical duties in the absence of support personnel.
- Maintains safety standards via strict adherence to safety guidelines in order to prevent the introduction of ferromagnetic material into the scan room.
- Protects self, patients, and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
- Attends in-services and other professional development meetings as required.
- Performs daily quality control calibration checks on all equipment in order to ensure the equipment is calibrated and working properly before any patient study is performed.
- Observes all department documentation policies by filling in all appropriate logs, manuals, charge documents, as well as, reporting equipment problems in order to comply with regulatory agencies.
- Other relevant duties as assigned.
- Graduate of accredited school of Radiologic Technology
- NY State DOH License in Radiologic Technology, BLS certification
- ARRT certification in Radiography (R) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR)
- Minimum 2 years’ experience preferred
- Strong background in cross sectional anatomy, physical sciences, and M.R. physics
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:
- Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners
- Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
- Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.
- Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.
- Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity to all its incumbents and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status.
EOE including Veterans and Disabled
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