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Job Description

Job Title: MRI Technologist
Job ID: 743621946
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Day & evening hours
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: MRI
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • 2. Maintains clinical competency for all exams and equipment.
  • 5. Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data including the labeling /preparation/and administration of contrast. Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • 4. Prior to start of exam, reads and presents all relevant information to the physician based on protocol
  • 8. Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all patient information is updated and documented in Rad Assessment, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • 1. Practices and maintains MR safety in the department.
  • 6. Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • 3. Performs procedures for reviewing, processing and archiving.
  • 7. Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient's fears and solicit their cooperation.

Qualifications

Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • 2. Maintains clinical competency for all exams and equipment.
  • 5. Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data including the labeling /preparation/and administration of contrast. Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • 4. Prior to start of exam, reads and presents all relevant information to the physician based on protocol
  • 8. Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all patient information is updated and documented in Rad Assessment, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • 1. Practices and maintains MR safety in the department.
  • 6. Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.
  • 3. Performs procedures for reviewing, processing and archiving.
  • 7. Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient's fears and solicit their cooperation.

Salary Range: $24.29 to $35.30 / hour

Union Position: No

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