MR Technologist

North Carolina, United States
28 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Description

Occ Summary Perform a variety of complex, specialized, and technical tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets. Work Performed Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance. procedures. Assist radiologist with procedure protocoling and performance. Start I. V.s, administer contrast media as directed and per protocol. Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of acquisition and label appropriately.Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functions.Charge MR procedures and supplies in EHR Load and operate power injectors for contrast media administration.Maintain accurate patient records.

Provide orientation for new technologists Provide education and training for student technologists.Provide for the psychological and physical needs of patients for MR Under stand and use the Image Archival System Perform complex tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets and related equipment to produce special radio graphic images of specific body parts. Position patients for MR scans using immobilization and protective equipment as required.Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance.Assist radiologist with procedure performance. Administer contrast media or as directed and per protocol. Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and label appropriately.

Coordinate scheduling and patient flow involving multiple MR sites.Assist with education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, and fellows,attending's) if Applicable.Assist radiologists and physicists in developing new protocols and MR imaging techniques that are unique to DUHS Help facilitate research for the Duke Health System by scanning and using protocols given.Demonstrate proficiency in the 100+ MR protocols in the Health System.Teach the correct application of these protocols to new technologists, physicians, and researchers.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work herein**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging services.There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and opportunities at each hospital with in the health system.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristics

Requisition Number 401498840
Location Durham
Job Family Level F2
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time PRN
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift Rotating

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Completion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technologyplus completion of an accredited MR programORGraduate of a bachelor's degree program in Radiology, with two semestersof clinical rotation in MRORCompletion of a 24-month AMA approved School of Radiologic Technologywith two years of DUHS Radiology experience


Level I must obtain ARRT certification within 12 months of employment.Level II Minimum of two year' experience as an MRI technologist.Level III A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality inwhich they are seeking promotion

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

ARRT certification in Radiography MR certification within 12 months ofemploymentBLS certification

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