Northwell Health Senior, MRI Technologist (Westchester) in Tarrytown, New York

Req Number 001G4A

Job Category Radiologic

Job Description

Serves as a resource to department staff in the performance of duties and ensures department adherence to quality control protocols. Performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures. Ensures proper information is obtained for physician diagnosis.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serves as a resource to department staff in the performance of duties and ensures department adherence to quality control protocols.

  • Prepares patient for examination.

  • Explains procedure in layman terms to relieve patient of anxiety.

  • Ensures patient is screened according to protocol, and assures consent for the procedure has been obtained, when necessary.

  • Positions patient on examination table for optimum testing procedure and conditions.

  • Sets-up equipment to administer the proper procedure in timely fashion.

  • Performs MRI procedures as prescribed by ordering physician.

  • Obtains images of anatomical area of interest at appropriate slice thickness and pulse sequence.

  • Ensures proper views and images have been obtained and proper techniques have been employed; determines need for more extensive evaluations beyond preliminary instructions.

  • Collects all pertinent data and calculations for physician interpretation

  • Monitors patient condition by directly observing patient during examination, recognizing and reporting abnormal changes.

  • Acknowledges and reviews images in computer system. Ensures accuracy of all patient data. Processes imaging and prints CDs, as required.

  • Gathers previous related patient reports, as required.

  • Performs minor repairs and frequent calibration checks and adjusts MRI equipment, as required.

  • Adheres to Infection Control guidelines in the performance of duties. Maintains cleanliness of work area, equipment and accessories.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program, required.

  • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist with certification in IV contrast administration, required.

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years MRI experience, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, required.

  • 3T experience preferred

  • Pediatric experience preferred