Summary: Performs magnetic resonance imaging in accordance with
applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies,
values, and mission of the organization.
Detailed responsibilities: Reviews patient history and
physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures,
equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and
When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or
medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition
continually and reports/responds to changes in status as
Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate imaging
parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate
quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves,
and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes
results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results.
Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including
repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits
and reports scan results.
Charges appropriately for all supplies used for procedures.
Competencies and skills: Essential: STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts
in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect,
privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional
and ethical conduct.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by
promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests,
resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and
behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific
assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for
own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts
constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the
accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and
productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in
direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job
responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
MRI SAFETY: Provides appropriate safety precautions for self and
others during MRI procedures.
PATIENT POSITIONING AND PROCEDURES: Performs imaging procedures on
all anatomical areas of the body.
CARDIAC MONITORING - TECHS: Monitor and interpret cardiac
PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and
Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal
Education: Essential: Accredited Program
Education specialization: Essential: Imaging
Credentials: Essential: ARRT - American Registry of Radiology
Tech BLS Certification Certified Radiologic Technologist
Education equivalent experience: Essential: Graduate of an
accredited Imaging program
Other information: Complexity of Work: Requires critical
thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with
minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful
environment and take appropriate action.
Required Work Experience: 1 year of technologist experience in a
Registered as a Technologist (RT), (RTT) or (NMTCB) and
registered in magnetic resonance imaging (MR) or may be obtained
within one year of hire by the American Registry of Radiologic
Working conditions: Essential: Bending and Stooping 40.00%
Keyboard Entry 60.00% Kneeling 40.00% Lifting/Carrying Patients 35
Pounds or Greater 60.00% Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient
60.00% Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00% Pushing or Pulling
26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 60.00% Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs
Non-Patient 60.00% Reaching 60.00% Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg
20.00% Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 40.00% Sitting 60.00% Squatting
20.00% Standing 20.00% Walking 40.00% Audible Speech 80.00% Hearing
Acuity 80.00% Depth Perception 80.00% Distinguish Color 80.00%
Seeing - Far 80.00% Seeing - Near 80.00% Bio hazardous Waste 40.00%
Biological Hazards - Respiratory 40.00% Biological Hazards - Skin
or Ingestion 40.00% Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 40.00% Communicable
Diseases and/or Pathogens 40.00% Hazardous Chemicals 20.00%
Hazardous Medication 20.00% Latex 20.00% Computer Monitor 60.00%
Fire Risk 20.00% Laser/High Intensity Lights 20.00% Magnetic Fields
60.00% Moving Mechanical Parts 60.00% Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
Potential Electric Shock 20.00% Potential for Physical Assault
20.00% Wet or Slippery Surfaces 20.00%
Organizational Profile: Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992
with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward.
Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most
technologically advanced in the region. Memorial Hospital Wests
many respected specialty programs include:
Medical and Surgical Services Adult and Pediatric Emergency
Departments Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute Memorial Cancer
Institute Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward
Countys first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit Memorial
Neuroscience Institute Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program The Family Birthplace Womens
Services Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine
named Memorial Hospital West one of the nations 100 Top Hospitals
in 2013 and 2014 and the hospital has been consistently recognized
by The Leapfrog Group with an A Ranking for Patient Safety.
Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it
be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It
is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work
performed by employees within this classification.