MRI Job Description

MRI Job Description

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MRI provides education and training to MRI technologists and student technologists in the utilization of new equipment features/benefits or scanning techniques and/or new protocols.

MRI Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective MRI job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included MRI job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Interviews patient to explain MRI procedures in order to address any patient concerns
Ensuring patient safety, including pre-screening
Troubleshooting the scanner, coach, and peripheral equipment
Procedure is explained in laymen's terms using educational/informational aids (books, pamphlets, interpreter, ) when necessary
Demonstrates good judgment when correlating patient history and scanning protocols
Monitors patient’s well being during scans
Exercises sound judgment regarding image quality
Properly position the patient on the scan table utilizing the appropriate coil and complete the procedure utilizing established protocols in order to provide a high quality diagnostic procedure
Document the patient's clinical history, prepare the MRI folder, and accurately log every exam, including scanning parameters, in order to provide clinical correlation of exams ordered and accurate patient records
Perform venipuncture, utilizing universal precautions and OSHA guidelines, in order to administer contrast materials

MRI Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for MRI

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ARRT, MRI, BCLS, CRT, ARMRIT, AHA

Education for MRI

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the MRI job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Education, Radiologic Technology, Radiology, Technical, Associates, Graduate, Supervision, Technology, Film, Patient Care

Skills for MRI

Desired skills for MRI include:

MRI equipment and protocols
Protocols in performing complex MRI procedures
Cross-sectional anatomy
Methods
Magnetic resonance imaging techniques
Cross-sectional anatomy and related pathologic processes
NCSRT CME requirements
State-of-the-art technology and meets ARRT
Physics
Principles

Desired experience for MRI includes:

Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed environment
Previous experience managing customer interactions independently and resolving problems to mutual satisfaction
Demonstrated patient care skills with ability to explain complex medical terms and procedures in a manner that is easily understood by a non-medical audience
ARRT (R) or ARRT (MR) and applicable state license required
As applicable, valid state driver’s license required
Ability to work at several locations, local travel may be required

MRI Examples

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MRI Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of MRI. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for MRI
  • Obtain precise patient history and communicate with Radiologist to ensure appropriate care and treatment
  • Maintain proficiency in RIS, EPIC, and PACS computer systems to ensure timely and accurate documentation
  • Assume other duties as assigned to maintain smooth operation of the MRI functional area and other areas of diagnostic imaging
  • Offers expertise to physicians regarding appropriateness of additional/modified studies
  • Escorts patients to imaging suite
  • Performs routine and specialized duties related to MRI imaging of patients and research subjects (human, canine, porcine) according to standard and research
  • Record release
  • Unnecessary conversation regarding patient information
  • Professional and ethical conduct
  • Complete skills checklists annually to demonstrate competency
Qualifications for MRI
  • ARRT (MR) or ARMRIT
  • Completion of ARRT, CNMRT, and/or RDMS registry required
  • Completion of formal MRI training and/or completion of on-the-job training in MRI
  • Completion of formal and/or on-the-job training in Cross Sectional Anatomy (3 planes)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Registered Radiology Technologist
  • ARRT (MR) required
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MRI Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a MRI. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for MRI
  • Continuously strive for excellent patient satisfaction
  • Maintain room preparation
  • Report any equipment malfunction to supervisor
  • Operate computer systems to include
  • Trains new technologists and/or PC's
  • Ensures the safety of patients, staff and visitors who come in contact with the powerful magnetic field of the MRI scanner
  • Explains procedures, answer patient questions as completely as possible, and provides emotional support
  • Sets appropriate technical parameters, operates MRI scanners and related equipment, reviews computer monitors for image data quality and takes appropriate corrective steps as needed
  • Guides, monitors, and communicates with patients during the exam, which may take between 30 minutes and up to two hours or more to complete
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to life threatening situations
Qualifications for MRI
  • Registration through the American Registry for Radiological Technologists
  • Basic understanding of the operation of computer consoles
  • An in-depth knowledge of the MRI equipment in order to analyze equipment problems and arrange for its repair
  • The interpersonal skills necessary to interface effectively with patients, patient’s families, departmental staff, physicians, and others
  • Six months experience as a Radiologic Technologist in a hospital radiology department plus six months specialized training in the operation of the MRI unit
  • Years of recent MRI Tech experience or completion of a recent clinical rotation in the MRI department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital
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MRI Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of MRI. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for MRI
  • Under the supervision of the Radiology Director and the Radiology Manager, the MRI Technologist is responsible for the provision of Imaging Services to include the specialty areas of MRI, routine diagnostic, portable x-rays, and fluoroscopy
  • Oversees and facilitates all processes associated with MRI patient flow
  • Responsible for maintaining on-going Quality Control (QC) processes for the MRI department
  • Acts as preceptor to train new staff and provides technical expertise to staff
  • Ensures patient safety by providing adequate magnetic and radiation protection following standards of care of the Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Education, and Research (IMRSER)
  • Must be proficient in all areas of MR and IV starts (willing to train)
  • Must be able to multi-task in a very busy environment
  • Maintains positive work relationships with other technicians, practitioners, physicians and staff
  • Complete performance evaluations in a timely manner according to department’s guidelines
  • Keep adequate records for discipline and perform competency evaluations for effective coaching
Qualifications for MRI
  • Preferable with 1-2 years in Gas/Chemical industry, possess Cryogenic Products experience and handling Liquid Helium transfill
  • CPR certification - BLS CPR Certification through the American Heart Association only
  • ARRT (R) required, ARRT(MR) preferred
  • Venipuncture Certification required
  • Two years formal training in an approved School of Radiological Technology required
  • Must be registered in MRI through the ARRT Must have at least 5 years of clinical MRI experience
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MRI Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a MRI. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for MRI
  • Run daily reports to track unsigned studies, daily charges and study turnaround times
  • Log reports with EPIC team to improve workflow
  • Perform at a comprehensive and competent level
  • Provide adequate patient education for procedure and protocol preparation
  • Communicate with physician's office regarding orders
  • Facilitate patient workflows by assisting technologists as needed
  • Assists the technical staff in approval for add-on procedures from the Radiologists
  • Stocks supplies, cleans rooms and equipment to maintain work environment
  • Contributes to the safety and comfort of patients by explaining the procedures including biopsy procedure, obtaining vital signs and comforting the patient throughout the procedure
  • Coordinates the scheduling of MRI procedures including MR breast biopsies
Qualifications for MRI
  • RT(R)(MRI)(ARRT) is required
  • ARRT or ARMRIT registered technologist
  • Current Utah State Licensure (for positions in Utah) in order to administer RX
  • MR registered by ARRT
  • Requires frequent pushing and pulling of equipment up to 75 pounds
  • Previous MRI experience preferred
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MRI Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a MRI. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for MRI
  • Prepares patients for biopsy procedures including checking for allergies, obtaining vitals, explaining the paperwork and the procedure
  • Assists technologist and radiologist during procedures including breast biopsy procedures, transports specimens to pathology, and maintains adequate inventory by ordering and stocking supplies as needed
  • Uses quality patient care to comfort the patient during biopsy procedures
  • Monitors workflow in procedure rooms, communicates delays to patients, families and physicians
  • Assists technologists with difficult patients, helps transport patients, and comforts/assists patients when needed
  • Acts as a chaperone in the MRI department for female patients as needed
  • Is aware of work/ MRI safety requirements and reports areas of concern immediately to proper area for resolution
  • Coordinate and provide nursing care for patients undergoing procedures in the Medical Imaging Department
  • Operate physiological monitoring equipment and data analysis system
  • IV and port access/deaccess, monitor patients during transports, administer procedural sedation, and accurately document in electronic medical record
Qualifications for MRI
  • Certificate or Associate’s Degree in Radiology
  • Years office experience is preferred
  • Familiarity with and ability to use specialized ancillary equipment
  • The above knowledge, skills and abilities may be demonstrated by successful completion of an ARRT accredited Radiologic Technology and MRI program
  • AA/BA/BS degree through an accredited Radiology program required or have satisfactorily completed a formal military or hospital-based radiology technologist training program
  • Current certification with the Texas Department of Health (CMRT)

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