Nov 27, 2019

MRI Technologist (VA) - (BTL VAMC(a).19) Memphis TN, US 38088

  • BTL Technologies, Inc.
  • Memphis TN, US 38088
Full-Time Defense Government Health Care Other Professional Services

Job Description

Full-time Job Title MRI Technologist (VA) Job Description

OUR CLIENT

The VAMC Memphis has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 196,000 veterans living in a 53-county area of western Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and northwest Arkansas

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The MRI technologists care shall cover the range of mobile MRI services.  Will operate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to create diagnostic images.as would be provided in a state-of-the-art civilian medical treatment facility.  The standard of care shall be of a quality, meeting or exceeding currently recognized national standards as established by the professional standards of the Joint Commission (TJC) and the American Hospital Association (AHA)0.  Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) of the head, neck, spine, chest and body with or without contrast materials. 
  • Assist patients during MRI procedures. Positions their patients before starting the procedure and correct any discomforts that are being experienced during MRI. May be required to move disabled patients from wheelchairs onto examination table and position them for imaging.
  • Explain the radiologic procedure to their patients so as to alleviate fear and anxiety.
  • Answer questions and queries the patient wants to know regarding the procedure.
  • Technologists may use some restraints onto the patient to make sure that they are safe during the MRI procedure. MRI technologists are also responsible in monitoring for the patient’s safety and shall be prepared in performing some emergency procedures when needed.
  • Choosing options for the software and adjust the MRI table and MRI machine basing on the particular images that needs to be carried out.
  • Operate MRI equipment for the purpose of capturing diagnostic images of a particular segment of the patient’s body.
  • Shall review the result and input the reports on the computer.
  • Regularly check equipment to make certain that it is functional before any procedures.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Magnetic Resonance (MR) certification.
  • Two (2) years of experience
  • Must have understanding of advanced MRI applications, super conducting magnetics, the physics of superconducting magnetics, and how they related to the human anatomy in medical imaging.
  • BLS
  • Must have experience Siemens and G.E. scanners; Siemens SKYRA, AVANTO and AERA with software on E 11. GE 450 W and understanding with GE software.
  • Experience in advanced Neuro, MSK, and Body imaging. This will include; Neuro Cine, MRA/MRV, Body applications including MR Elastography MR Enterography and Fat Quantifications, MSK all extremities including MRA/MRV and Breast applications including Breast MRI with Biopsy.
  • current CMEs as required or requested by the PVAHCS. Contractor’s technologist(s) registered or certified by national/medical associations shall continue to meet the minimum standards for CME to remain current
  • Ability to speak, understand, read and write English fluently

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Location Memphis - TN 38088 US (Primary)
Category Medical

Occupations

General-Other: Medical-Health,   Medical Imaging  

States

TN  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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