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MRI Technologist

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

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Rotating - 08 Hour (United States of America)

A Brief Overview
This position performs a variety of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures on patients using high field strength magnets and related equipment. The MRI Technologist performs MRI imaging sequences necessary to reach a medical diagnosis and decision. Works under the guidance of Radiologists; participates in resident training program and may be responsible for specific areas of instruction in the training of Radiology students, house staff, or others, in MRI procedures, protocols, and equipment and/or safety issues. Bills all procedures performed and maintain necessary paperwork.

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do

Assists in the training of Radiology students, house staff, or others, in MRI procedures, protocols, and equipment and/or safety issues.
Bills all procedures performed and maintain necessary paperwork.
Obtains quality images for medical diagnosis by performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures as directed by a physician by using appropriate technical factors and scanning techniques.
Performs and remains current on all scanning protocols.
Photographs and develops film in accordance with the department standards. Evaluates MRI scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and label appropriately.
Prepares patients for MRI exam: explains procedure, ensures that patient screening form is properly completed, safely transfers patient to MRI equipment, properly positions patient and assists patient on completion of exam; completes exams in the required timeframe.
Troubleshoots equipment problems and when necessary report to the proper personnel for repair.
Utilizes ancillary equipment appropriately: PACS system, laser camera, MedRad power injector, IDXRad, and Invivo monitor.

Education Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program or Radiologic technology program.

Experience Qualifications

One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to perform general and specialized radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures which meet the departments standard of quality.
Ability to troubleshoot, document and communicate equipment problems.
Ability to work effectively as a team player.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of Magnetic resonance imaging physics, physiology, structural and organic anatomy including cross-sectional anatomy.
Knowledge of Magnetic resonance imaging techniques, methods, and equipment.
Knowledge of medical equipment, instruments, and related functionalities.
Knowledge of methods of positioning patients for radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging procedures.
Knowledge of principles of image processing and development applicable to diagnostic imaging.
Knowledge of safety principles and procedures related to ultrasound procedures and equipment.

Licenses and Certifications

BLS - Basic Life Support and
ARMRIT - Amer Reg Mag Imaging Res Tech or
ARRT - Radiology Tech License or

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanfords patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and familys perspective:

Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Keywords: Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto , MRI Technologist, Other , Palo Alto, California

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