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MRI Tech - Per Diem* (on call/as needed)
CARSON VALLEY HEALTH Gardnerville, NV

MRI Tech - Per Diem* (on call/as needed)

CARSON VALLEY HEALTH
Gardnerville, NV
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Job Description

MRI Tech - Per Diem* (on call/as needed)

*IMPORTANT NOTE: In lieu of benefits due to "per diem" status, 15% will be added to the hourly rate. Per diem employees are offered work on an "as-needed" basis.


POSITION SUMMARY:

At the clinical direction of a Radiologist and the administrative direction of the Imaging Services Manager, perform MRI procedures with minimum supervision. Maintain equipment and supplies.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiology or MRI program.

Certification required:

  • ARRT – American Registry Radiologic Technologist certificate required; RT (R)

or

  • ARMRIT - American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Technology
  • Current BLS certification

Certification preferred:

  • MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging certification RT(R)(MR) or obtained within the first 6 months of hire.

Licensure required:

  • NV State radiology license if working in any other modality with ionizing radiation (DX, CT, IR, M).

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience on high field magnet.
  • Ability to communicate with employees, physicians, patients and administrative staff in a courteous and professional manner.


POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Duties

  • Obtain consent for contrast injection and allergy history from patients as necessary.
  • Review all pertinent information with patient.
  • Perform MRI procedures.
  • Review medical record for patient history and pertinent information.
  • Review requisition with physician.
  • Transfer patient to exam room; explain procedure and position according to protocol.
  • Administer contrast material, according to physician's request.
  • Recognize and respond to hypersensitivity or allergic reaction.
  • Select proper technique/protocol to obtain optimal data.
  • Perform scan.
  • Review exam data for overall quality and perform all post processing,
  • Film, archive and send images to remote locations utilizing hospital network.
  • Be able to recognize and alert Radiologist to unexpected findings.

Equipment

  • Perform daily calibration and QA checks on equipment.
  • Clean and perform minor maintenance procedures.
  • Notify service and I.S. Mgr. of system problems.
  • Maintain injectors and monitors.
  • Order and maintain supplies.

Safety

  • Instruct all hospital staff on safety around high field-strength magnet.


CARSON VALLEY HEALTH IS PROUD TO BE RECOGNIZED AS A FINALIST IN THE

"BEST PLACES TO WORK" - NORTHERN NEVADA, 2021 & 2022!

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO OUR TEAM!!

Address

CARSON VALLEY HEALTH

Gardnerville, NV
89410 USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

Over a month ago
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