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Intraoperative MRI Technologist

Company: Duke Health
Location: Stem
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.



About Duke University Hospital



Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.



**** This Position is Eligible for Relocation and $10,000 Commitment Bonus ****



General Description of the Job Class

Perform a variety of complex, specialized, and technical tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets.



Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance.

Assist radiologist with procedure protocoling and performance. Start I.V.s, administer contrast media as directed and per protocol.

Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of acquisition and label appropriately.

Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical functions.

Charge MR procedures and supplies in EHR

Load and operate power injectors for contrast media administration.

Maintain accurate patient records.

Provide orientation for new technologists

Provide education and training for student technologists.

Provide for the psychological and physical needs of patients for MR procedures.

Understand and use the Image Archival System

Perform complex tasks associated with the operation of high field strength magnets and related equipment to produce special radiographic images of specific body parts.

Position patients for MR scans using immobilization and protective equipment as required.

Screen patients for MR safety prior to procedure performance.

Assist radiologist with procedure performance. Administer contrast media or as directed and per protocol. Evaluate MR scans for technical quality, collate processed images and sequence of exposure and label appropriately.

Coordinate scheduling and patient flow involving multiple MR sites.

Assist with education and training of new physicians (interns, residents, and fellows, attending's) if Applicable.

Assist radiologists and physicists in developing new protocols and MR imaging techniques that are unique to DUHS

Help facilitate research for the Duke Health System by scanning and using protocols given. Demonstrate proficiency in the 100+ MR protocols in the Health System. Teach the correct application of these protocols to new technologists, physicians, and researchers.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work herein



**DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging services. There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and opportunities at each hospital within the health system.





Required Qualifications at this Level



Education

Graduate or completion of program that meets eligibility requirements for registry/certification or currently holds required registry or certification.



Experience

Level I must obtain ARRT certification within 18 months of employment.

Level II Minimum of two years' experience as an MRI technologist.

Level III A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which they are seeking promotion.



Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

Certification in one of the following required: Radiography (R), Radiation Therapy (T), Nuclear Medicine Technology (N), CNMT, ARDMS, or registry eligible for Magnetic Resonance (MR).

ARRT or ARMRIT registered in Magnetic Resonance (MR) required within 18 months of employment.

BLS certification



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities





Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level



Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.



Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.



Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.



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Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , Intraoperative MRI Technologist, Other , Stem, North Carolina

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