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Cleveland Clinic MRI Technologist in Elyria, Ohio

Job ID: 114842

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and checks patients prior to MRI procedure.

  • Acquires and reviews patient questionnaire, chart and data/requisition to determine contraindication of having MRI examination.

  • Verifies and validates patient screening safety form.

  • Performs MRI procedures required per protocol and performs daily QA.

  • Performs VNA punctures and maintains competencies.

  • Educates patients regarding MRI procedures, equipment and exam.

  • Ensures patients' comfort and safety during and after the exam.

  • Assists with scheduling of patients.

  • Administers proper contrast related to patient having MRI exam.

  • Acquires, archives, transmits and prints images via PACS.

  • Completes after hours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork.

  • Immediately reports any malfunctions and observes potential equipment dysfunctions and reports problems or calls for service.

  • Maintains available equipment up-time at the highest level for patient accessibility.

  • Processes billing via RIS.

  • Instructs and mentors new hires and Radiology students.

  • Learns new technical information and skills.

  • Attends in-service programs and professional affiliation sessions.

  • Potentially rotates through all imaging modalities, sites, and/or locations.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Must have one of the following: Graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, graduate of an accredited school in Sonography or Radiation Therapy, or possess a Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology or certification from CAHEA approved Nuclear Medicine Technology training program.

Certifications:

  • Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(R) (ARRT), or R.T.(S)(ARRT), or R.T.(T)(ARRT), in good standing. Or must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(N) (ARRT) in good standing or be a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) through the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Note: ARDMS and NMTCB are primary pathways

  • Certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging: R.T.(MR)(ARRT) required within one year of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and related pathologic processes.

  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills are required to provide excellent care to patients and families.

  • Ability to function well with minimal or no direct supervision.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience as a General Radiologic Technologist or experience in other imaging modalities preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.

  • Requires frequent pushing and pulling of equipment up to 75 pounds.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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