MRI Tech II
Company: Palmetto Health
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.
Will work under the general supervision of the MRI Manager,
site-specific Lead Tech or Radiologist. The technologist is
responsible for the independent operation of the MRI equipment
achieving high-quality images, maintaining an optimal level of
patient care, while working with patients of all ages. The
technologist is responsible for screening all patients and staff
entering into zone 3 and 4 to ensure magnet safety. All team
members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Prisma
Health's values: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the
- Arrange transportation for patients. Identify patients by using
two patient demographic identifiers. Communicate with nursing or
physician concerning patient. Inform nursing of patients that need
sedation. Communicate with patient/floor concerning MR
questionnaire and other pertinent clinical history. Explains MR
procedure to patient and/or family member. Obtains completed
questionnaire and proper history and clinical from patient, floor
or physician's office. Informs patients and families of all delays
(including call inpatient's room when procedure is delayed more
than 1 hour) - 40%
- Positions patients accurately for all MR procedures. Patients
are transferred and positioned correctly for anatomy to be
demonstrated for best visibility. Proper surface coils are
Know scanning protocols in depth. Performs procedures correctly
using protocol book for reference. Imaging studies must be done in
a timely manner, charged appropriately and then taken to the
radiologist for interpretation as soon as possible after completion
of exam. Archives, transfer and places images the MRI reading area
upon completion. MRI manager evaluates staff based on performance
expectations that reflect their job responsibilities to include
Point of Care testing. - 20%
Obtains appropriate supplies and prepares room for patient.
Injects para-magnetic contrast material using proper technique.
Injects contrast material properly, based on type of contrast
needed for the particular body part and size of the patient. Uses
proper sterile technique. - 5%
Assure the relieving shift has received hand off communication
about the patients prior to them leaving the work area. Keep the
room cleaned and stocked at all times. - 5%
Responds to codes and other emergency situations appropriately.
Assist other technologists in other rooms during down time.
Assists in training co-workers and students. - 5%
Reports equipment problems to supervisor, in-charge tech and
documents confirmation number appropriately. - 5%
Communicates effectively with physician as necessary to ensure
adequate protocols and images are performed. Procedures must be
performed as directed by the radiologist. Demonstrates recognition
of anatomy and pathology as related to scan being processed. -
- Achieve Patient Satisfaction for Prisma Health. Results will be
entered on the annual evaluation from the Patient Satisfaction
scorecard located on the C2E website under the Experience Pillar.
Adheres to the Standards of Behavior. - 10%
- This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor,
manager, director or executive.
- Associate's Degree - Completion o accredited radiology
- 1 year - MRI experience.
- ARRT- RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIST
- MRI TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFIED
In Lieu Of The Minimum Requirements Listed Above
- Graduate of MRI program from Greenville Tech and MRI clinical
was completed at GMH will be considered in lieu of experience.
Other Required Sills and Experience
- Patient Equip (Vitals, Suction, Defib)
- Cardiac, fMR, Perfusion and Spectroscopy experience -
- Experience on Phillips equipment - Preferred
Day (United States of America)
Simpsonville Medical Campus
1003 Hillcrest Hospital
10037123 Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The
transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every
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