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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Certified MRI Technologists

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is looking for certified MRI Technologists for our hospitals and outpatient clinics.  Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

JOB SUMMARY

Perform diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging procedures for clinical and research patient care population, and participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services. Promotes a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • Successful completion of an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) approved educational program
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT), or Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) credential in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • Six months of supervised clinical experience in MRI
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Associate’s degree
  • Experience in pediatrics
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Must understand all MRI safety standards and pass the MRI department safety courses with an 80% or better score
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and patient management skills
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Operates modality specific technical equipment related to patient care imaging, image processing, image transmission, image archiving and computerized electronic medical records. Updates the electronic medical records through: Order Entry, Exam Scheduling, Exam Check-in, Begin and End Exams, Exam Verification, Exam Merging and Image Rejection. Ensures accuracy of billing for radiology procedures.
  2. Provides radiologists and physicians with patient history relative to exam being performed and obtaining informed consent. Assists radiologists, as required, in the administration of contrast media and/or radioisotopes during exams. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, sedation/anesthesia personnel and all staff members to ensure a safe outcome for the patient.
  3. Participates in the department and modality specific quality improvement initiatives, including ACR accreditation. Consistently demonstrates proficiency in performing radiologic examinations using appropriate standardized protocols to produce the highest quality images, evaluating images for technical quality prior to sending to picture archiving and communication system for interpretation by radiologists.
  4. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages. Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for the learning needs of patient and family.
  5. Uses critical thinking principles in making decisions which lead to desired outcomes while participating in the achievement of organizational and department goals by following hospital and departmental policies. Continually demonstrates service excellence behaviors.
  6. Attends and/or completes all system and department educational requirements, which include mandatory CBTs and annual competencies.
  7. Adheres to all MRI safety guidelines, practices, and policies, taking into consideration potential magnetic field interactions of ferromagnetic objects in the MRI environment.

 

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