Job Description Overview
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand
and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our
Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect,
accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality
medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the
patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a
Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting
where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees
of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and
contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous,
comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the
care provided to their patients.
Performs a wide variety of technical and professional duties
utilizing complex imaging equipment to produce quality MRI images
as requested for subsequent interpretation by the radiologist. All
duties are performed according to departmental and organizational
policies and procedures. Promotes service excellence in all
1. Performs a wide variety of technical and professional
duties utilizing complex MRI scanner equipment.
1.1 Follows routine protocols when imaging and refers to
the doctor's exam requisition to ensure the correct exam is
2. Performs quality and compassionate patient care in order
to ensure cooperation, safety, and satisfaction.
2.1 Thoroughly explains the procedure to the patient to
offer them the emotional support to endure and complete the
3. Accurately documents all pertinent patient information
including contrast amounts administered, contrast waste, patient
lab values and safety issues.
3.1 Accurately completes/edits charges for exams.
4. Participates in various teaching and learning
opportunities in order to further his/her personal knowledge and
4.1 Keeps current with new imaging protocols and new
advanced techniques introduced in the field of Magnetic Resonance
5. Demonstrate accuracy for safely screening for patients
and hospital staff.
5.1 Review and verify that the patient safety screener
information is accurate to ensure safety prior to the MRI Scan.
6. Plans and and/or implements care for assigned
6.1 Demonstrates knowledge of developmental stages from
adolescence to old age and applies developmental theories/concepts
when planning and implementing care for the adult pateint as
observed by the manager and as indicated by the staff.
7. Demonstrate the ablity to effectively communicate
7.1 Communicates effectively with patients throughout the
exam to ensure cooperation for a quality exam as observed by
8. Consults with the radiologist in charge for required
exam prior to patient scanning.
8.1 Consults with the radiologist prior to patient exam for
non-protocol exams as observed by the radiologist feedback.
Graduation from an A.M.A. approved Radiologic Technology program
with special education in MRI Technology preferred.
Demonstrated technical skills to meet entry level standards of
routine Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
ARRT(R) required, (MR) preferred. CT State License Required. CPR
Part time, 24 hours; Monday-Saturday, Day/Night
Proficient in routine MRI imaging techniques, knowledge of cross
section anatomy, computer applications, and good organizational and
communication/customer service skills.
The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or
feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are
required to stand, sit and walk. They may occasionally move and or
lift up to 40 lbs. Specific vision abilities required include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and ability to adjust focus. They may be regularly
exposed to moving mechanical parts, and risk of radiation. They are
frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or
caustic chemicals. The noise level in the environment is usually
moderate. Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants
who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job
functions with or without the assistance of reasonable
accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.