Performs routine and advanced examinations in MRI under the direction of a Radiologist at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. The technologist assumes responsibility for the safety of their patients and colleagues in their designated work area and takes corrective action when necessary to maintain safety. Positions patients, screens and prepares for procedure, administers injections of contrast media, operates scanners to obtain quality diagnostic images. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of patients served.
Minimum Education: Registration through the American Registry for Radiologic Technologist as well as two years formal training in an accredited School of Radiologic Technology.
Minimum Experience: One year in the field of imaging
Req. Certification/Registration: Registration/license as required by the State of Illinois. BLS certification through AHA required
Physical Demands: Ability to stoop and bend. Ability to lift, push, or transfer patients, equipment, or supplies safely up to and over 50lbs. Manual dexterity. Color Vision/Vision and hearing adequate to perform essential functions. Ability to communicate with other people
Working Conditions: Subject to irregular hours. Periodic exposure to rays of gradient magnetic fields. Regularly exposed to the risk of infectious and bloodborne diseases. Contact with customers under a wide variety of circumstances.
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.