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Lead MRI Technologist
2009 to 2010
Scan on the G.E. 1.5 MRI system while providing MRI operations leadership for the Los Angeles and Riverside accounts.
✓ Perform both routine and vascular MRI procedures as needed.
✓ Developed and refined protocols, increasing throughput by 20%.
Chief Technologist of Radiology - MRI CT U/S
2007 to 2009
Oversaw radiology operations for MRI, Ultra Sound, X-ray, and CT, in a union environment. Provided patient care for outpatients, inpatients, critical care, and infants. Supervised a staff of 40 including registry. In charge of hiring, dismissal, payroll, and performance evaluations. Performed venipunctures and operated the G.E. 3T MRI system to demonstrate routine, vascular and dynamic images.
✓ Drove quality control initiatives, ensuring radiologic safety standards were met, evaluated and monitored in accordance with HIPPA JACHO and ACR guidelines.
✓ Scheduled assignments and allocated resources appropriately; coordinated requests for services.
✓ Served as an integral member of the Department Finances, Policy and Procedure, MRI Safety, and Disaster Committees; provided guidance and assistance to maintain positive patient outcomes.
2002 to 2007
Provided comprehensive care and service for up to 25 patients daily to ensure needs were addressed. Maximized the G.E.1.5T and G.E. 3T MRI systems potential based on dissimilarities to accurately capture the highest image resolution.
✓ Selected appropriate imaging techniques; operated consoles and peripheral hardware and recorded and monitored patient data.
✓ Proficient in routine, vascular, and breast MRI imaging, while exploring cardiac imaging on the G.E. 1.5 system.
MRI Chief Technologist/ Assistant Manager
2000 to 2002
- Valley Presbyterian MRI, Valencia MRI, and Valley Open MRI, Encino Diagnostics
Scanned on the G.E. 1.5 MRI system while providing MRI operations leadership across four MRI Imaging Centers. Each averaging up to 30 outpatients daily including critical care individuals and infants. Charged with overseeing a staff of 35 including registry. Responsible for scheduling, work allocation, professional development, performance evaluations, hiring and dismissal.
✓ Scanned patients and performed venipunctures, following established industry practices and procedures.
✓ Streamlined operations by defining standard operating protocols and managing inventory; decreasing annual budget by 30%.
Early Career History
Completed an X-ray internship at Kaiser Sunset LA and functioned as Lead MRI Technologist for American Shared (Mobile), Lead MRI Technologist/Manager at West Hills MRI, and Lead MRI Technologist for St. Joseph's Hospital.
Accomplished healthcare professional with proven experience leading Radiology and MRI operations in a union environment. Hands-on abilities in managing MRI policy and procedures governed by HIPPA JACHO and ACR guidelines. Compassionate to customer demands while driven to increase departmental throughput. Highly skilled in MRI and patient care; to include all demographics. A respected leader, team player, dedicated to surpassing quality and service expectations.