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Lincoln, NE

Full Time

CT/MRI Technologist - Full Time - $5,000 Sign on Bonus

Job Summary

The CT/MRI Technologist performs prescribed magnetic resonance imaging and computerized tomography procedures following established policies, procedures and protocols for diagnostic and evaluation purposes. The technologist must work independently or with a team of other professionals that include other technologists, nurses, and radiologists to deliver outstanding diagnostic imaging service.

Essential Duties

  • Performs full range of magnetic resonance imaging and computerized tomography exams on patients of all ages.
  • Exhibits a high degree of courtesy, tact, and poise when interacting with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiology practice including confidentiality of all patient and work information.
  • Obtains accurate histories and ensures patient medical records are complete and accurate.  
  • Exhibits compassion while interacting with patient and families, explaining procedure and positioning thoroughly and answering any questions as appropriate.
  • Assures the safety of the MRI environment.  Protects patients and staff from potential harm by ensuring all individuals entering the area of magnet field influence are screened and only non-ferrous objects are taken into the MRI scan room.
  • Researches implantable medical devices as appropriate for contraindication to MRI.
  • Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients; applies safety principles as identified by established policy.
  • Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Determines the need for and selects supplies, accessory equipment, shielding, and positioning and immobilization devices.
  • Positions patient for appropriate view, making patient as comfortable as possible for test being performed; adjusts equipment to produce high-quality images.
  • Prepares/presents images with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation.
  • Performs daily quality control of equipment and other quality assurance/quality control activities as required. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate staff to maintain equipment performance.
  • Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.
  • Participates in continuing education to continually improve skills and abilities and stay abreast of current technologies/practices.
  • Maintains knowledge of American College of Radiology certification and accreditation requirement.
  • Adjusts to fluctuating peaks in patient flow and other operational demands while maintaining quality.
  • May assist other areas of Radiology and perform other duties or special projects as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Complete understanding of MR methodology and equipment.
  • Understands radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients
  • Ability to effectively contribute as a team member promoting cooperation, collaboration and flexibility in working with others to achieve quality patient care
  • Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and an independent, accountable, dependable performer
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and technical information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate calmly, compassionately and professionally with patients and families
  • Ability to be accountable for quality customer service and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, security and standards of ethics with all information
  • Comply with all state/federal regulations (including HIPAA), company policies, standards and health & safety rules
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, problem analysis and problem resolution skills
  • Effective planning, organization and detail-oriented skills
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Ability to set priorities, be flexible and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work effectively in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Capability to perform on-call, shift, holiday and weekends when required
  • Ability to effectively utilize department computer systems, EMR, PACS and HIS systems to review and provide accurate documentation of studies
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Regularly and consistently demonstrates commitment to organization values

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • Nebraska State Certified Radiologic Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist specializing in CT and or MRI credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained within 12 Months of hire date
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements for certification(s)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Education & Experience

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
  • Nebraska State Certified Radiologic Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist specializing in CT and or MRI credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained within 12 Months of hire date
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements for certification(s)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
AMI was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed.

AMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.