The Imager-MRI is responsible for performing a variety of imaging procedures with minimal supervision. Works with the physicians and all other staff members to ensure patient care is performed with the highest quality and efficiency.
- Maintain patient confidentiality to include:
- Record release
- Unnecessary conversation regarding patient information
- Professional and ethical conduct
- Provide documentation if incidents occur
- Complete skills checklists annually to demonstrate competency
- Contribute to the continuum of patient care by communicating intra- and interdepartmentally
- Continuously strive for excellent patient satisfaction
- Maintain room preparation
- Report any equipment malfunction to supervisor
- Operate computer systems to include
- E File Share
- Actively participate in the assessment and improvement of the quality of patient care and departmental services, under the direction of the Supervisor and /or Manager, the Technical Director of Imaging Services, associated medical staff departments and committee chairperson and the QC/PI Coordinator.
- Promote teamwork and approach working relationships in manner which reduces conflicts and prevents stress with:
- Referring physicians
- Peer groups
- Other Imaging Services personnel
- Other hospital personnel
- Strive to be a good professional role model
- Maintain professional development and participate in continuing education
- Act as mentor to students assigned in room/service
- Complete clinical critique sheets on student performance and return to Clinical Coordinator
- Complete weekly evaluations and return to Clinical Coordinator in a timely manner
- Staff will demonstrate knowledge and skill in their particular job to include but not limited to the following:
- Delivery of age-appropriate care (verbal and non‑verbal)
- Equipment operation
- Venipuncture / contrast administration except for those who work in Ultrasound, PCD practices, Breast Center, and as PRN status
- Procedures set by the department
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation to include operation of the AED devices
- Ergonomic practice
- Annual level II MR safety education
Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Required:
· Registered or registry eligible by ARRT in ARRT
· BCLS certified
· Attend in-services required by DeKalb Medical and Imaging Services specific
· Attends annual level II MR safety education
· May be hired as registry eligible for 1 year; contingent on passing registry
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
- Performs skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable.
- Demonstrates and maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
Reports to: Reports to Floor supervisors, Manager, Director, & Radiologists.
Positions Supervised: Provides guidance for the Radiology Students & Transporter as applicable.