This specialty modality requires additional knowledge of super conducting magnets, the physics of superconducting magnets, and how they relate to the human anatomy in medical imaging. The technologist must be educated in the safety factors governing a magnetic environment that patients, visitors, and equipment enter into. The practitioner must have specific specialized knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and how it relates to the soft tissues and vessels of the human body. Preforms routine and complex MRI examinations and procedures Must have knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy Must have specialized knowledge in the radio-frequency surface coils required for each specific anatomical area to be imaged as well each type of MRI scanner Must have the ability to start IV's Observes all MRI safety guidelines set forth by the ACR and Medical Center Performs routine radiographic examinations Operates both fixed and mobile radiographic equipment Prepares and administers contrast agents Prepares room, equipment, power injector, coils and all materials needed for patient care Prepares request and consults in Vista and CPRS Transports Patients Performs image archival and case editing of procedures Work Schedule: Tues 9-5:30 - Sat 7:30-4 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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