Intermountain Healthcare MRI Tech- PRN- Riverton Hospital in Riverton, Utah

Job ID:224775
Greater Salt Lake area

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Job Description

The MRI Tech is responsible for performing medical imaging examinations under the direction of a physician to assist in the medical diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury.

Essential Job Duties

  • Ensures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.
  • Performs MRI examinations per department protocol.
  • Understands cross sectional anatomy and demonstrates anatomical positioning competency.
  • Critiques own films.
  • Completes studies within acceptable time limitations without compromising patient care or the quality of the examination.
  • In coordination with the radiologist, selects proper scanning techniques and protocols.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of protocol relating to contrast administration. As ordered by the physician and under radiologist or physician supervision administers intravenous contrast material to patients.
  • Practices appropriate infection control and sterile techniques.
  • Understands and operates all MRI equipment and related information systems appropriately to ensure that quality images are produced. Exhibits understanding and proficiency with electronic imaging.
  • Incumbent views, transfers, archives, and manipulates images.
  • Exhibits a working knowledge of the MRI scanner. Troubleshoots when needed and understands the shutdown and start up procedures.
  • Exhibits a working knowledge of the magnet, cryogens, gradient amplifiers, and all relevant computer hardware and software.
  • Understands the Quench procedure and when it should be performed.
  • Adheres to and understands the MRI safety policy and the FOUR ZONE concept.
  • Understands proper MR magnet safety in an event of an emergency.
  • Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation including time stamps and image storage.
  • Follows appropriate protocol for medical necessity, coding and charging, obtaining consents if necessary, documenting any events that may occur for quality, maintaining a current QC program for ACR and reporting any equipment failures or problems.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: Dependent Upon Experience
  • Benefits Eligible: No
  • Shift Details: This position is PRN or as needed, no guaranteed hours. Position will require 1 night per week of overnight call (8:00pm-630am) and one weekend of call (Saturday and Sunday) every 5th week.
  • Department: Riverton Hospital

Minimum Requirements

  • ARRT or ARMRIT registered technologist.
  • Current Utah State Licensure in order to administer RX.
  • Basic life support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.
  • One year of experience in MRI.
  • Post-hire expectation: Meets departmental IV certification competency within three months of hire.
  • Post-hire expectation: (Where applicable) Must complete the controlled substance module within six months of hire.
  • Post-hire expectation: (Where applicable) Must complete the initial moderate sedation module within six months of hire.

Physical Requirements

  • Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.

Preferred Requirements

  • MR registered by ARRT.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 0

Primary Work Location Riverton Hospital

Expertise Imaging

Job Type On-Call / PRN

Location US-UT-Riverton