MRI Technologist

Kootenai Health
Coeur d'Alene

Job Description

Operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatments of pathologies. Selects appropriate imaging techniques and operates console and peripheral hardware; enters and monitors patient data, transfers images electronically. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from a college or technical school in Radiologic Technology OR equivalent combination of education and experience
Two years related experience in imaging field.
A.R.R.T. Registration in Radiography required and MRI registry required within 18 mths of hire.
BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS during General Orientation.

Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function.
On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift.
Moderate physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds with assistance or some standing or walking.
Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy equipment.
Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.
Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.
Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc.

Work Environment:

Kootenai Health operates 24 hours per day each day of the year, operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.

Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment.

Employment Type

Part Time Variable