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MRI Technologist

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Job ID: 59918
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment and standards, the MRI Technologist prepares and performs procedures and tests used to acquire and analyze patient diagnostic data. By interviewing and preparing patients with in-depth understanding of the equipment and procedures, this role ensures effective, safe use of this equipment and drives optimal care outcomes.


Responsibilities:
• Conducts magnetic resonance imaging screening, ensuring both the safe function of equipment and pursuing the best quality imaging from the procedure.
• Reads and comprehends imaging order, engaging with radiologist when order is unclear, complex or warrants deeper review.
• Gathers consent for contrast injection for applicable imaging orders. Establishes intravenous access and applies contrast. Under laboratory supervision, draws blood for kidney function evaluation using glomerular filtration rate (GFR) analysis on point-of-care-testing hardware.
• Interviews patients to understand risk factors and prior medical history components that may warrant a more in-depth examination for safety, e.g. for conditional implanted devices.
• Selects appropriate scanning protocols and imaging parameters using extensive knowledge of human anatomy, pathology and the capabilities/limitations of both MRI hardware and specific imaging sequences.
• Guides patients, some distressed, through their examination, applying subject matter expertise and cultural competency to explain the exam. Sets expectations and calms patient for effective imaging.
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Other information:
Required
• Graduate of an accredited program in Radiological Science
• Registration as MRI technologist from American Registry Of Radiologic Technologists
• Good understanding of human anatomy - can be established through education or experience
• Experience reading and interpreting complex radiology orders
Preferred
• Experience using point-of-care-testing platforms such as Abbott i-Stat
• Experience working with a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
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Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: MRI

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Evening Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable


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