Apr 29, 2021

PRN MRI Technologist

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
Part time

Job Description

Position Title

PRN MRI Technologist

Main Campus

Position Summary / Career Interest:

The MRI technologist is responsible for producing quality MR images while providing optimal patient care and applying all principles of patient safety. MRI technologists are expected to participate in on-going training and education relating to positioning, technique and MRI safety guidelines. MR procedures are performed at multiple locations across the health system; this person shall maintain a patient-centered focus and strive to support the mission, goals and values of University of Kansas Health System and radiology department.

Position Description:

  • Demonstrate understanding of: human anatomy and physiology; pathology; pharmacology; medical terminology; MR technique; patient positioning for MR
  • Prepare patients for procedures and take care of patient needs during examinations or procedures
  • Perform venipuncture, manage intravenous access, and administer medications as prescribed
  • Select appropriate pulse sequences with consideration of established protocols and other factors that influence data acquisition parameters
  • Evaluate medical images for quality and to ensure patient identification
  • Responsible for adherence to ACR MR safety guidelines such as restricting area access, screening patients and others for MR access, and observing and controlling the MR areas
  • Possess MR safety knowledge and research implanted devices - Apply principles of MR safety to minimize risk to patients, self and others
  • Identify and respond to emergency situations
  • Perform ongoing quality assurance and educational activities as assigned
  • Educate and monitor students and other health care providers
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Other duties may be assigned as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required

  • High School Diploma
  • Registered Radiographer (ARRT)
  • Graduate AMA approved School of Radiologic
  • Technology or MR Imaging - MRI Registered (ARRT) within six months of hire date
  • BLS Certification
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - Computer skills

Time Type:

Part time

Job Requisition ID:

R-4663

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