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Senior MRI Specialist - Cobble Hill Monday -Friday, 8am to 4pm

Brooklyn, New York
Job Type
15 Jan 2023

NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations , a children's hospital , three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center , a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and NYU Grossman School of Medicine , which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. At NYU Langone Health, equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental values. We strive to be a place where our exceptionally talented faculty, staff, and students of all identities can thrive. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and individual skills, ideas, and knowledge. For more information, go to  , and interact with us on  LinkedIn Glassdoor Indeed ,  Facebook Twitter YouTube  and  Instagram .

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior MRI Specialist-IV Certified.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible and must have the ability to perform general and specialized MRI procedures of designated anatomical areas which meet the department's standard of quality; respond to allergic reactions and other life-threatening patient conditions arising while the patient is in the department; treat patients, visitors, and staff with courtesy and tact; maintain confidentiality of patient record and information; work effectively under stress and adjust priorities as circumstances require; organize work assignments, maintain accurate and complete records; maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural detail record keeping; work independently on-call completing all required clerical and technical functions. Monitors and reviews the work of the staff and assist supervisors when necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Triage -
      • Check for valid EPIC order vs Outside Rx
      • Call and obtain Missing Rx
      • Check for pertinent allergies, make note on GB and call patient about pre-medicating
      • Check for indication vs exam ordered
        • review patient chart/MD notes
        • Call radiologist for clarification, advice to change exam
        • If needed, Message ordering MD for correct order.
      • If exam needs to be moved (due to implant, anesthesia, indication requires different scanner), email scheduling
      • upgrade vs downgrade exams, add exam to auth work list.
      • create protocol with radiologist for difficult exams
      • Check patient implants
        • confirm implant is safe for 3T, make note on GB
      • Review patient screening forms (electronic forms done ahead of time)
      • Check scheduling notes for additional information. 
    • Protocol Exams
      • Protocol tech approved exams (neuro, msk and body)
        • Finalize non-contrast exams
        • Send contrast exams to radiologist worklist
    • Train new techs and MRI trainees in all aspects of MRI Specialist Roles
      • MRI safety include but not limited to implants, patient personal belongings, accompany persons, zones in MRI and scanner room safety
      • IV placement
      • Scanning protocols
      • Anatomy and incidental findings
      • Scanner Technology
      • Power Injector set up
      • Expediting
      • Patient Emergency preparedness
    • Monitors the work of the staff in order to provide clear and accurate feedback to the supervisor regarding their performance. Reviews completed scan for quality and information; initiates corrective action, when needed. Completes weekend problem reports thoroughly. Ensures proper documentation of all incidents/accidents and keeps an accurate log of all problems.
    • Effectively assesses patients information and status, and follows appropriate procedure(s) accordingly. Uses imaging and peripheral equipment, in a safe and productive manner in accordance with prescribed hospital, departmental and manufacturers procedures. Observes and reports any malfunctioning of the equipment and notifies appropriate persons in case of missing or damaged equipment. Independently implements patient procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards.
    • Demonstrates skill in equipment set-up, utilization and proper maintenance procedure. Performs visual and manual quality control checks of radiographic equipment. Uses imaging and peripheral equipment, in a safe and productive manner in accordance with prescribed hospital, departmental and manufacturers procedures. Observes and reports any malfunctioning of the equipment and notifies appropriate persons in case of missing or damaged equipment.
    • Independently implements patient procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards. Explains the procedure and equipment to the patient clearly. Solves problems that arise during patient examinations using both technical knowledge and innovation. Alters examination to maximize information in response to patients condition. Confers with other technologists concerning previous approaches utilized.
    • Provides direction to the technical staff, facilitates patient flow through the department, and provides support to management. Ensures management is apprised of work situations and the performance of each employee, on an ongoing basis, giving clear and accurate information. Utilizes advanced expertise and problem-solving skills to assist staff in the performance of difficult cases and troubleshooting technical problems. Offers continuing guidance on work activities and procedures.
    • Follows accepted radiologic procedures and uses medical information to determine type of protocol required for radiographic examination. Consults policy and procedure manuals and/or other reference materials as necessary to ensure actions conform to established protocols. Follows special instructions indicated on radiographic requisition. Recognizes need for and follows isolation precautions.
    • In the role of an Expediter responsible to review patient prescription and safety forms. Obtains consents if necessary. Reviews patients requisition and understands the type of exam required by each requisition and confers with medical staff regarding clarification when necessary. Seeks information or asks for assistance from supervisor regarding difficult or questionable results.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4+ yrs of MRI experience
  • New York State License(Radiologic technology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy)
  • ARRT Primary Certification/Registration
  • Advanced ARRT Certification/Registration in MRI, Intravenous Contrast Administration Certification in New York State, BLS Certification.

Required Licenses: Magntic Rsnc Imge-RT(MR)(ARRT), Radiologic TechLic IV-Cert-NYS, Am Registry Of Radiologic Tech

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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NYU Langone Health provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $91,400.10 - $101,400.10 Annually. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialty, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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  • Job Reference: 876460522-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2023
  • Recruiter: NYU Langone Health
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent