MRI Technologist (PRN) - AHI-Germantown
at The GW Medical Faculty Associates

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Description

Position Summary
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, also known as MRI Technologists, create images and run tests that aid in the diagnosis of certain diseases and disorders, and are directly responsible for providing appropriate levels of patient care during the scanning process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Discuss the procedure with patients and explain its risks and purpose
  2. During an imaging procedure, the technologist captures the result of the procedure photographically and delivers it to a physician for analysis
  3. Administer all images in accordance with practice scanning standards procedures
  4. Maintain appropriate patient through-put levels
  5. Maintain a professional work area, and assist in maintaining dressing rooms and scanning rooms
  6. Administers first-aid when required and assists physicians with patient care during emergencies
  7. Understands all safety practices and policies for MRI to maintain a safe environment for the patients, patients family members, staff and ancillary personnel
  8. Maintains supplies for the work area, and assists in the reordering and appropriate levels of all supplies
  9. Start IV’s and administers contrast; the technologist is also responsible for keeping detailed records of the process, including the kind and total amount of any contrast agent(s), that each patient is given and how much has been wasted and discarded
  10. Responsible for keeping current on all technical and safety standards and advances
  11. Perform daily Quality Assurance checks as required to maintain state of Maryland and ACR Regulations
  12. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other duties as assigned as directed by the office manager or Director of Clinical Operations
  13. The Corporation reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises
  14. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate. Graduation from an accredited x-ray training program. Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and MRI Board Certification is necessary. Maryland State license in Radiography or any additional license as required by law. 
  • Two to four years of experience as a MRI Technologist
  • Considerable knowledge of principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment involved in the performance of all MRI procedures
  • Considerable knowledge and ability to instruct others in anatomy, physiology, and pathology of MRI procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of all procedures, sufficient to inform physician or nursing personnel in the event that abnormal results are obtained; ability to recognize and identify symptoms, exercise judgment, and react appropriately in emergency situations
  • Ability to understand the physical and psychological needs of the patient
  • Ability to accept responsibility for accuracy of studies, continually striving to improve the quality through continuing education
  • Working knowledge of safety procedures as required
  • Ability to work under moderate amounts of pressure for moderate lengths of time
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with physicians, nurses, patients, students, and other employees, gaining their confidence and cooperation
Ability to do math calculations, input data into the computer, and analyze data as requested. Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must understand vague and implicit instructions, and react favorably in all work situations. Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people. 
Supervision Received
General supervision is received from Department Manager; work is reviewed at least daily by physician concerned.

Supervision Exercised

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