The MRI Technologist will be responsible for performing Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures in accordance with standards and practice set forth by ARRT and Department Policies and Procedures; and will demonstrate a knowledge of the human structure and functions, patient care, positioning, principles of electromagnetic and computer sciences, magnetic protection, and specialized techniques. The individual in this role is expected to be able to apply appropriate patient care and recognize patient conditions essential for successful completion of procedures.
An MRI Technologist at UKHC must be a graduate of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology, hold a Radiation Operator Certificate from the Kentucky Radiation Operators program, and be registered and in good standing with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Will also require MRI registration through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists within one year of hire date and candidate must be CPR certified/hold Basic Life Support (BLS) certification by start date.
This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
MRI equipment operation and safety; Employee Health Record (EHR) knowledge including RIS/PACS.