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Medical Imag Tech I-MRI (Entry-Level)

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Round Lake
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Magnetic Resonance ImagWork Shift:Evening (United States of America)The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist under the direction of the Medical Director and/or Section Head, the Clinical Specialist, the Manager, and the Radiologist performs technical procedures and assists in the clinical evaluation and care of the patients in a fast-paced, Level I Trauma and Academic Medical Center. The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist utilizes their specific modality to create diagnostic images and provide their patients with a safe and positive experience. Technologists support teaching and continue learning as the technology changes for both themselves and others. In addition to trauma and emergency room scanning, Technologists perform MRI exams on outpatients, inpatients (both stable and those receiving intensive care), research patients and those patients requiring specialized MRI-guided procedures.Maintains competent imaging skills in practicing modality. Strives to grow and develop, creating a professional, progressive Imaging department with a positive atmosphere. Practices in compliance with Hospital /department policy as well as New York state and accrediting agency's standards. Assists Physicians in all aspects of procedures in their assigned area. Provides a safe positive experience for the patient. On-call responsibility, if applicable. Rotates through Main Department and all satellite areas. Acts as a mentor and preceptor to new staff and students. Actively supports AMCH and the imaging department in maintaining proper accreditations. Enters patient data into computer systems accurately. QA's images and patient information for accuracy prior to sending to PACS. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age and special characteristics of the patient. Obtains peripheral IV access and injects contrast material, where required. Maintains stock supply and linen in exam room. Completes light housekeeping duties, as needed. Demonstrates knowledge of the patient BILL of RIGHTS, HIPPA, by incorporating them into their practice. Participates in development and attainment of unit, department, anddivisional goals.Demonstrates commitment to unit and human resource policies. Recognizes mission, vision, values, and strategic direction of the institution. Establishes and maintain maintains direct, honest, open professional relationships with all health care team members, patients. and families. Practices effective problem solving and resolution skills. Actively supports Joint Commission standards. Pursues validation of knowledge base, skill level, and decision making and seeks guidance in areas of question. Completes hospital and departmental required education. Other duties may be assigned.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!?Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Albany , Medical Imag Tech I-MRI (Entry-Level), Healthcare , Round Lake, New York

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