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Beth Israel Lahey Health MRI Technologist in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

MRI TECHNICIAN

Job Description:

MRI TECHNICIAN

Oversees the daily operation of the Magnet, coordinates all quality assurance activities, administers the routine operating budget, and service contracts. Supervises and mentors other technical and clerical personnel. Oversees the scheduling process and interacts on behalf of the Department in referral service matters. Responsible for ACR certification.

  1. Performs an assessment of each patient’s condition and ability to participate in the exam. Obtains and records clinical information pertinent to the performance of the examination and interpretation of the images recorded. Assures the confidentiality of all pertinent information. Assures the general safety and comfort of the patient with regards to ferromagnetic material, claustrophobia, or any other condition that would jeopardize the welfare of the patient.

  2. Supervises and monitors the technical protocols for the imaging of patients in the modality. Chooses and loads the appropriate protocols for exams ordered. Selects appropriate imaging factors for each patient scan. Records appropriate information for use by the management information system. Provides the appropriate information for completion of the interpretations of all scans.

  3. Supervises the quality controls on the hardware and software, maintains systems checks on the maintenance of the magnet and van. Initiates corrective action in cooperation with the department manager when necessary.

  4. Obtains information on procedures, equipment, software updates and discusses with Radiologists and Operations Manager.

  5. Ensures the delivery of service to the patients and physicians at the hospital in a professional, courteous and service oriented manner.

  6. Oversees the scheduling of outpatient exams consistent with the expected time frame of the quality improvement plan. Oversees the scheduling of all personnel to maximize the time. Manages the delineation of technical duties. Participates in the instruction of new staff in the performance of the examinations, operation of the equipment as well as the overall operation of the section. Supervises inventory control and orders supplies as necessary. Prepares capital operational budget requests for submission to manager.

  7. Participates in departmental meetings, Radiation Safety and Quality Improvement meetings

  8. Has knowledge of and understands current Joint Commission standards for the clinical aspect of the department.

9.Identifies cost savings and productivity improvement opportunities and recommend to Operations Manager.

  1. Complete all staff competencies and mandatory education as required, complete required onboarding and training of new staff.

1-3 years experience required. Associate's Degree in Radiologic Technology or Nuclear Medicine required, Bachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology or Nuclear Medicine preferred. MA Radiology License, ARRT license, and ARRT-MRI license required. Heartsaver certification required.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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