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MRI Technologist Per Diem

Company: Orthopedic & Neurosurgery Specialists
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Title: MRI TechnologistReports to: MRI SupervisorLocation - onsite/hybrid: Greenwich, CTHours: Per DiemWho we are:Spire Orthopedic Partners is a growing national partnership of orthopedic practices that provides the support, capital and operational resources physicians need to grow thriving practices for the future. As a Management Services Organization (MSO), Spire provides the infrastructure for administrative operations that allows practices to operate at their highest level, so doctors can focus their efforts on what matters most - patient care. Rooted in the 100-plus-year legacy of its founding partners, the network spans the Northeast and is continuing to grow.What you'll do:Responsibilities:Prepares and positions patients for MRI of various parts of the body. Positioning includes setting up equipment (coils, monitoring devices, etc.) and patient in relation to each other to provide best demonstration of body part under study. Is able to lift and position all coils.Screens patients and personnel for any ferrous metal implants or other objects on them including credit cards and all potential missiles. Ensures that no patient/visitor/healthcare worker enters scan room with ferromagnetic objects or contraindicated implants.Based on protocols established by Physicians & MRI Supervisor, selects appropriate pulse sequences from monitoring console for scan procedures. Accurately records all pulse sequences implemented for exam. May recommend changes in protocol or additional instructions to provide additional diagnostic information.Evaluates results of scanning procedure for quality of results and completeness. Manipulates images through use of console keyboard and mouse to display to physician. Using terminal, can select all image display options. Recognizes problems and rectifies with respect to selection made of operation.Photographs images from LCD display using special multi-format laser camera and display on monitor. Processes films, and check images for quality control as to windowing for contrast and proper display format and text.Sends images to PACS system, evaluates exam for completeness, and verifies exam in timely manner. Develops a working knowledge of all PACS capabilities.Performs daily Quality Assurance tests on equipment.Monitoring proper level of cryogens to ensure integrity of magnet.Informs MRI Supervisor or Office Manager and appropriate service personnel of system problems and documents accurately and completely.Seeks advice from appropriate resource when unsure of protocol or policy.Is responsive to patient's physical and psychological needs. Informs a patient of delays.Starts an intravenous line on patients requiring IV contrast for the MRI examination with consideration to patient's pain tolerance, anxieties and fears. Monitors patient for contrast reactions and reports any problems promptly to a radiologist, the code team, or both, as indicated.Routinely practices room hygiene. Practices patient care with universal precautions.Is able to with assistance move patients to or from a wheelchair.Performs other duties/projects as assigned.Who you are:Professional Experience/Educational Requirements:Graduate of approved school of radiology required (two year course).Valid Connecticut X-Ray/MRI Technician license and ARRT registered.Minimum two years' experience as an MRI Technician preferred.Orthopaedic and/or neurological experience preferred.Ability to work well under pressure.Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.What we offer:Excellent growth and advancement opportunitiesDynamic environmentAccess to a diverse network of practitionersBroad infrastructure of tools and programs to enhance the employee experienceCompetitive CompensationGenerous PTOBenefits package: health, dental, vision, 401(k), etc.We are an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances (referred to as "protected characteristics").IND7

Keywords: Orthopedic & Neurosurgery Specialists, Greenwich , MRI Technologist Per Diem, Other , Greenwich, Connecticut

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