Per Diem, As needed
Operates magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce cross-sectional images of patient's body for diagnostic purposes: Interviews patient to explain magnetic resonance imaging procedures and to request removal of metal objects which are hazardous to patient and equipment when magnet is activated. Positions patient on examining table and places specified coil (receiver) such as head coil or knee coil, close to area of interest, following protocols requested by RADIOLOGIST. Demonstrates use of microphone that allows patient and technologist to communicate during examination. Enters data, such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry into aperture of magnetic resonance imaging equipment (head or feet first), into computer. Keys commands to specify scan sequences, and adjust transmitters and receivers, into computer. Observes patient through window of control room to monitor patient safety and comfort. Views images of area being scanned on video display screen to ensure quality of pictures. Keys in data on keyboard of camera to photograph images. Alerts staff entering magnet room to danger of wearing or carrying metal around magnet.
Graduate of accredited school of radiology, associate's degree. Two years of MR working experience. Must possess ARRT (R )(MR). Licensed with the NYS Department of Health. Must currently possess or obtain within 3 months of hire BLS and IV certification, IV certification training is available on-site. Experience with the following equipment is a plus: GE Optima MR 450w 1.5T, Vital Images, McKesson RIS/PACS.
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