Looking for a MRI Technologist to provide services at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD for the Radiology Department. In this role, you will work side-by-side with active duty military personnel performing a full range of MRI technologist procedures.
Day, Evening and Overnight shifts available!
- Degree/Education: Successfully completed and graduated from a program of MRI education as recommended by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Education (JRCERT).
- Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: Possess a current BLS certification from the American Heart Association and/or American Red Cross. Possess current registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Registered MR Technologist (R.T.MR (ARRT)).
- Experience: Possess current experience as an MRI Technologist with a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience. Technologist must have working experience with GE and Siemens MRI scanners.
- Perform routine diagnostic radiological procedures/services.
- Adhere to radiation safety policies and procedures in accordance with Radiology Department policies and procedures.
- Send appropriate image series to the radiologist for reading according to Military Treatment Facility protocol.
- Correctly position the patient for the examination and make technical adjustments necessary for the required examination. Determine if any special patient preparation is required.
- Process digital images and submit for interpretation by radiologists.
- Document all procedures and maintain records in accordance with Military Treatment Facility policy.
- As directed, perform system calibrations and quality control tasks according to the manufacturer and Military Treatment Facility policy. Recognize artifacts and equipment errors and notify designated Government personnel of outlying values.
- Initiate repair call procedures for equipment malfunctions by notifying designated Government personnel. Report problems to the Biomedical Repair Section and record the problem condition in the trouble call log book.
- Observe and report to the radiologist any symptoms which have direct bearing on the patient’s condition as a result of adverse reaction to contrast media and inform the radiologist of any condition requiring his/her attention. Recognize the need for and institute the necessary emergency measures for situations where a person requires resuscitation procedures due to cardiac or respiratory arrest.
- Maintains professional competency involving clinical skills and knowledge through continuing medical education.
- Perform an inventory of assigned exam rooms to ensure adequate supply quantities and valid expiration dates.
- Adhere to infection control guidelines and practice universal precautions.
- Perform Intravenous puncture on patients requiring IV contrast.
Compensation and Benefits. We offer a full benefits package, competitive salaries, vacation and holiday pay. Contact us for further details.