VHC Health

ID 2022-9201
Category Radiology and Imaging
Job Locations
US-VA-ARLINGTON
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Varies
Department : Name
MRI

Overview

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MRI Technologist

 

Looking for your next career opportunity in healthcare? At VHC Health, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession. We are looking for a MRI Technologist to perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in the production of Magnetic Resonance Images for diagnostic purposes.

 

Join our team and unlock your potential!

 

VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in “Best Hospitals” in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.

Qualifications

  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. 
  • Certification in MRI is preferred.
  • High School Diploma is preferred. 
  • One year experience in MRI is required. 
  • This position may require after hours on call responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Uses MRI equipment in a knowledgeable manner. Selects techniques compatible with scan protocols.
  • Transfers patients to and from wheel chairs, stretchers, and into and out of the exam room safely.
  • Performs reconstruction as needed, produces magnifications, R.O.I.'s and grids, etc. to better demonstrate the gross anatomy.
  • Knowledgeable of cross-sectional anatomy and able to determine gross pathology and make judgment.
  • Produces readable, diagnostic images for interpretation by the Radiologists. Standards of quality are maintained.
  • Prepare the patient for examination, explains procedures, and maintains communication during examination.
  • Responsible to obtain pertinent MRI Scans for Physicians/Radiologists. Clinical history is correlated and consultation is obtained when necessary.
  • Supports clerical staff in MRI scheduling, prescan instructions for MRI patients.
  • Cooperates with Medical Imaging staff including Radiologists, Department Administrator, supervisory personnel and other staff members.
  • Interfaces effectively with other hospital personnel to expedite service, and in the best interest of patient care.
  • Accepts supervisory responsibility in the absence of the MRI Supervisor; may be designated.
  • Performs all pediatric exams according to the policies and procedures manual.
  • Performs a motion-free exam. All pediatric devices and techniques must be utilized to obtain a quality exam.
  • The technologist must keep parent/legal guardian informed at all times on the condition of the minor and alleviate any fears.
  • Reviews preparation information with radiologist prior to distribution to parent/legal guardian.
  • Documents and reports any information relayed by parent/legal guardian in regard to child abuse.
  • Reviews preparation activities with the Radiologist prior to performing an invasive or IV contrast procedure.

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