Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist

Permanent Full-time

JSCN Medical Clinic LP.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist

 

Location:

National Medical Imaging Clinic, Educational and Research Centre

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Job Status:

Permanent Full-time

Hours of Work:

Variable shifts

Our Clinic:

The National Medical Imaging Clinic Education and Research Centre is located on the North Side of Market Mall in beautiful Saskatoon. We have developed a 6,000 sqf medical imaging facility to provide magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), X- Ray and Ultrasound services.

With our partners, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, NAIT, Mitchener Institute of Education. This will truly make for an exciting work experience.

Our organization has excellent opportunities for Technologists interested in expanding their professional careers in educational, research and clinical services.

Summary of Duties:

MRI Technologists are responsible for providing optimal patient care while performing routine and complex MRI diagnostic procedures. This role involves participating in teaching, education, research, safety and quality improvement programs and activities.

Qualifications:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Diploma

Registered with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Registered with the Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Knowledge, Skills & Responsibilities:

Intermediate computer skills

Strong communication skills

Ability to work independently

Ability to work positively and collaboratively in an inter-disciplinary setting.

Certified in drug administration and venipuncture

Key Activities:

Perform MR imaging procedures as required in an accurate and concise way.

Monitor and record the physiological condition of the patient prior to and throughout the procedure.

Start intravenous to support the injection of contrast media.

Ensure concerns of all patients and their families are addressed appropriately to relieveany anxiety associated with the examination.

Check and collect Clinical History.

Follow all protocols provided regarding specific scanning criteria.

Specialized skills, training, and knowledge in Contrast Injection.

Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the technologists’ care.

Liaises with patients; explains and ensures informed consent (verbal/written) is obtained for procedures, when necessary.

Operate, troubleshoot, and ensure MR, medical imaging and ancillary equipment are performing in an effective and efficient manner. Complete daily inspection of MR equipment.

Participate in teaching, educational, research, safety and quality improvement programs/activities.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by:

·         attending educational workshops

·         reviewing professional publications

·         establishing personal networks

·         participating in professional associations

Submit Resumes to:

clinic@nationalmedicalimage.ca