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MRI Chief Technologist (CVL)

Company: Fairfax Radiology Centers, LLC
Location: Centreville
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description MRI Chief Technologist Centreville FRC requires that all employees have the Influenza and COVID vaccinations, including COVID Booster. * Reports to: Radiology Center Manager. Reports indirectly to the Senior Clinical DirectorSummary:Guides departmental activities related to the technical aspects of providing patient care. Responsible for overall departmental activities related to technical quality and care of the patient that do not require the task or professional judgment of a physician. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the division(s) and making room/work assignments to accommodate daily patient schedules. Maintains standards of quality as is established for Fairfax Radiology Centers. Essential Functions:

  • Works with the Clinical Leadership Counsel and the Manager of MRI Education and Technical Development to develop and implement MRI protocols appropriate for the magnet(s) in the center.
  • Responsible for training and development of all MRI Technologists and tech aides at the office for day, evening, and weekend shifts.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring, coaching and education to develop and maintain an effective, well-trained staff based on performance standards and competencies
  • Works closely with Scheduling Supervisor to clarify scheduling protocols, patient preps and physician orders.
  • Responsible for day-to-day activities in MRI department. Makes decisions regarding additional days of service when possible, providing overtime hours and/or make up hours for down units and arranging coverage for unexpected absences. Efficient running of schedules and adjusting schedules as needed with guidance of the Center Manager.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, MRI equipment and supplies. Knowledge of performing all basic and complex MRI studies, safety hazards common to Magnetic Resonance, ability to cross train technologists and ancillary staff in MRI and procedures, and the ability to trouble shoot equipment operation and perform simple adjustments.
  • Participates in the interview and hiring process for prospective staff for the assigned area as requested by management
  • Oversees the work of other MRI Technologists. Performs quality control and reviews studies performed by other MRI Technologists.
  • Ensures that proper safety and screening procedures and documentation are in place for patients prior to exam by all MR staff.
  • Inspects exam room for cleanliness and availability of necessary supplies and equipment. In charge of drugs and controlled materials that are properly secured. Performs daily checks of department logs, drug box, O2, and medication.
  • Provides recommendations to Center Manager on staffing, operations, and equipment to raise the level of quality of patient care.
  • Performs all functions associated with an MRI Technologist.
  • Maintains good relations with patients. Puts forth a continuous positive, professional, and caring attitude with all patients and their families. Ensures that all the office MRI Technologists do so as well.
  • Assists with general office maintenance such as ordering, receiving, and storing MRI office supplies, cleaning and stocking procedure rooms and other general duties as requested.
  • Maintains equipment and informs Manager of any problems. Works with equipment vendors.
  • As required in department, performs clinical duties including starting IV's and administering contrast within FRC guidelines and those of other regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains accurate records associated with QA procedures, equipment maintenance and other such procedures as required.
  • Responds to all medical emergencies within the center as assigned by Center Manager.
  • Maintains open line of communication with FRC physicians and responds to requests and/or suggestions in a positive manner.
  • Explains to patient in a clear and concise manner the procedure and answers all reasonable questions. Ensures patient's comfort, as is possible, during the procedure.
  • Ensures patient's comfort as is possible via earplugs, headphones, blankets, and cushions
  • Maintain all required accreditations (ACR) and participate in our Continuous Quality Improvement Program. Promote the importance of quality within FRC. Requirements:
  • Current registered Radiologic Technologist by accredited entity. Must meet current regulatory agencies requirements to perform MRI.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support/AED.
  • Min 2 yrs exp as MRI Technologist
  • Must be able to handle up to 50 pounds to assist patients. BENEFITS: Full Insurance Benefits including: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance; Life AD STD and LTD; 401K Retirement Plan; Continuing Education Reimbursement, and PTO (21+ days) & Holidays (8 days).*Except for those with religious or medical exemptions. To submit your resume and desired salary, please:Press Apply button.EOE

Keywords: Fairfax Radiology Centers, LLC, Arlington , MRI Chief Technologist (CVL), Other , Centreville, Virginia

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