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LifePoint Health MRI Radiographer, MRI .8 in Marquette, Michigan

Operates magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images for use by physicians in diagnoses and treatment of pathologies.

Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

Minimum Education

Two years ARRT accredited program in Radiologic Technology Associate's degree (Preferred)

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

*If not ARRT(MR) Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) MRI, then you must work under the supervision of an ARRT(MR) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) MRI technologist until yours is obtained.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP)

ARRT Registry in Radiology (R) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)

ARRT Registry in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

(NMTCB) in MRI (within 1 year hire/transfer)

Minimum Work Experience

1 year in Radiologic technology and/or MRI procedures (Preferred)

Job: *Radiology/Imaging Services

Organization: **

Title: MRI Radiographer, MRI .8

Location: Michigan-Marquette

Requisition ID: 7467-6201

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