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MRI Tech - PD (01-23-138)

Company: Stamford Health
Location: Darien
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Reviews patient schedules before patients arrives.2. Demonstrates a proactive approach in confirming the patients arrival.3. Appropriately choose correct patient based on schedule and priority.4. Review scripts and all pertinent prior studies and notes.A. Check for blood work when necessary.B. Check authorization when necessary.5. Confirm patient identification by asking patient to spell last name and provide D.O.B.A. Apply appropriate screening questions for MRI safety following departments policy and procedure.6.Collect clinical/medical history from patient:A. Confirm the ordered test and laterality/body partB. Why are they here for the exam.C. Explain the exam to the patient in simple terms.D. If necessary, call ordering physician for new script (s)7. Perform exam according to diagnosis, patient history, and protocol.8. Provide as much comfort to the patient as possible during exam.9. Check all imaging before releasing the patient.10. Input information to Meditech, including taken status, depart, and billing.11. Input all clinical information into PACS/ARIS portal and check that all images were sent.12. Appropriate communication should take place depending on the priority and findings of the exam.13. All technical & clinical aspects should be communicated through the technologist.14. Provide communication about any delays to patient.QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:3-5 years experience preferred, but not required.Ability to apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology.Ability to recognize and respond to medical emergencies.Has developed skills to practice in a safe clinical environment.Proficient in IV set up.Knowledgeable in safe vs. unsafe metallic implants#RAD123by Jobble

Keywords: Stamford Health, New England , MRI Tech - PD (01-23-138), Other , Darien, Northeast

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