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PRN MRI/CT Technologist

Company: BoulderCentre for Orthopedics
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Administers image scans on patients to produce quality images of designated areas of the body. Operates an MRI and CT Siemens scanner, which takes several cross-sectional scans and combines them into one to form a 3-dimensional image that assists doctors in diagnosis and treatment of patients. This position involves direct contact with patients, including interviewing them, explaining the scanning process and positioning them on the examining table.

1. Perform MRI and CT procedures at a tech level in accordance with protocols 2. Maintain proper quality control procedures 3. Must have knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to MRI and CT exams and equipment 4. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients, medical staff and the public 5. Knowledge of concepts, standards, procedures and equipment 6. Maintain a safe and appropriate work area. Maintain inventory of supplies. 7. Adhere to employer work practices as described in TDC Occupational Exposure Plan 8. Knowledge of basic patient care and activities that may be necessary during exam 9. Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested 10. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information 11. Work as a team member within the imaging department and all other departments 12. Document work processes as required 13. Perform other duties as assigned Education: High school diploma or equivalent; completion of an accredited Radiology program required; current registration with the American Registry of Radiology Technologists (AART) Experience: Minimum one (1) year experience in MRI/CT; previous Siemens 3T Skyra and CT SOMATOM experience preferred Other Requirements: Current CPR certification for Health Care Providers Performance Requirements: Knowledge: 1. Knowledge and understanding of clinical magnetic resonance imaging and CT principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment. 2. Knowledge of specifications, standards, and tolerances for the operation of MRI and CT equipment and facility Skills: 1. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures 2. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to manage interactions with difficult people. Abilities: 1. Ability to properly position patients to provide quality imaging. 2. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 3. Ability to operate high field clinical magnetic resonance imaging and CT scanner. 4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, management and peers 5. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment Equipment Operated: Standard medical exam/office equipment including computerized health information management system for medical records. 3T Skyra MRI and CT Somatom equipment. Work Environment: This position works in the MRI and CT department in an orthopedic practice. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The position walks, sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves continually during working hours. The position is subject to lifting objects weighing over 50 pounds, pushing wheel chairs, and transporting and supporting patients. The employee must be constantly alert for patient safety. PI197061503

Keywords: BoulderCentre for Orthopedics, Boulder , PRN MRI/CT Technologist, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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