Northwell Health MRI Technologist (Westchester) in Mount Kisco, New York
Req Number 001NOY
Job Category Nursing Support
Performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures. Ensures proper information is obtained for physician diagnosis
Prepares patient for examination.
Explains procedure in layman terms to relieve patient of anxiety.
Ensures patient is screened according to protocol, and assures consent for the procedure has been obtained, when necessary.
Positions patient on examination table for optimum testing procedure and conditions.
Sets-up equipment to administer the proper procedure in timely fashion
Performs MRI procedures as prescribed by ordering physician.
Obtains images of anatomical area of interest at appropriate slice thickness and pulse sequence
Ensures proper views and images have been obtained and proper techniques have been employed; determines need for more extensive evaluations beyond preliminary instructions.
Collects all pertinent data and calculations for physician interpretation
Monitors patient condition by directly observing patient during examination, recognizing and reporting abnormal changes.
Acknowledges and reviews images in computer system. Ensures accuracy of all patient data. Processes imaging and prints CDs, as required.
Gathers previous related patient reports, as required.
Performs minor repairs and frequent calibration checks and adjusts MRI equipment, as required.
Adheres to Infection Control guidelines in the performance of duties. Maintains cleanliness of work area, equipment and accessories.
Performs related duties as required.
*ADA Essential Functions
Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program, required.
New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist, required.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration, required.
American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) certification, required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, required.
Prior MRI experience, preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively, required.