The candidate will work with the MR Modality team, the MR Internal Training and Development Specialists, Education and Service Management, to promote positive customer engagement as well as sharing of knowledge and expertise. The candidate will perform MR Technologist duties as listed below.
Professional Administration: Complete regulatory and core process documents in a timely fashion.
MR Technologist Duties: Perform examination of patients of all ages for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness.
Job duties of an MRI Technologist may include but are not limited to:
Performs MRI diagnostic imaging procedures on appropriate anatomical regions according to department procedures and protocols
Locating and recording internal elements of the body, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
Adjusting equipment and calming patient to eliminate test artifacts
Monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and emotional changes
Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
Reviewing tests with peers and physician
Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or writing referrals for repair
Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
Compliance with Siemens, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Siemens training programs
Under guidance and approval of site Radiologist, administers contrast agents according to site-specific protocols
Maintains current Permits to Practice in all states in which services are performed
Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
Performs additional duties as required
Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
Base Experience & Job Criteria:
Clinical Radiographer background with a minimum of 5 years MRI clinical cardiac experience required
ARRT Certified in MRI
Additional ARRT certifications and registries a plus
AS/BA or BS preferred
Successful completion of AMA-sponsored School of Radiologic Technology program
BLS (Basic Life Support) certified
1.5T MAGNETOM Aera experience required
Experience in pediatric imaging a plus
Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
Management/supervisory experience a plus
Day shift; Mon- Fri
Job ID: 185572
Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Experience Level: Mid-level Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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