MRI / CT Technologist
Company: Sutter Care At Home
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Provides magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography
patient care services at defined levels. Principal
Accountabilities: Assesses and educates patients according to
specific department protocols. Assures the safety of the MRI
environment. Protects patients and staff from potential harm by
insuring all individuals entering the area of magnet field
influence are screened and only non-ferrous objects are taken into
the MRI scan room. Implements radiation protection and safety
standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients.
Maintains mandated continuing education requirements. May be
required to train / precept students and new techs. Positions
patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within
the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal
regulations. Prepares for and assists the physician in magnetic
resonance imaging and computed tomography diagnostic and invasive
procedures. Qualifications: MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENT Education/
Licensure / Certification / Registration: Graduate of a JRCERT
accredited education program in Radiography. Requires ARRT
Registered Technologist, RT(R) in good standing. Additional ARRT
certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) and /or Computed
Tomography (CT) preferred. BLS Healthcare Provider CPR
certification required. CA State Licensure (CRT) is required. CA
Fluoroscopy permit may be required (within 90 days of hire).
Knowledge: Complete understanding of MR methodology and equipment
is necessary. Broad-based knowledge of crosssectional anatomy and
physiology is required. Knowledge of MR physics is preferred.
Understands radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation
exposure to staff and patients. Able to recognize potential
abnormalities and prioritize accordingly. Experience: Previous
experience as an MR Technologist is preferred. Specific CT
experience and prior work experience in a hospital setting is
preferable.Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal
supervision. Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and
challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergent
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