MRI Technologist

Job Description

To assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients by producing diagnostic MR scans of various organs and structures of the human body. Operates with minimal supervision, uses independent judgment to determine quality of images, and compliance with established protocols.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.



Engages in population appropriate communication.

Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.

Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment.

Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.

Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.

Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.

Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately.

Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.

Performs treatments, administers medication, or operates equipment safely.

Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.


Performs all aspects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging according to established protocols, which includes, but is not limited to, reviewing for appropriateness and completeness of patient histories and requests for services.

Explains procedures and ensures that informed consent for invasive procedures has been obtained.

Reviews completed MRI safety sheet for patient and any other person entering the magnet area.

Positions patients and provides for their protection from magnetic hazard.

Selects and operates complex imaging equipment.

Regulates exposure factors and other technical factors on individual patients.

Reviews films for diagnostic acceptability.

Reviews patient medication reconciliation form, administering contrast based on MRI protocol.

Prepares and administers, orally and by intravenous injection, contrast media or medications under physician direction.

Provides routine patient care while patients are in the department.

Practices aseptic and sterile technique to prevent the spread of disease.

Administers or assists in administering CPR or emergency procedures as needed.

Maintains appropriate records and supplies.

Instructs Radiologic Technology students in methods and procedures.

Performs evaluative equipment tests; participates in (or is responsible for) quality control program and recording results.
All other duties that assist in the operations of the department, accepts additional responsibilities to improve department performance, including but not limited to, cleaning and stocking


Minimum Education Required:

Associate degree in Radiologic, Nuclear or Sonographic Technology.

Years of Experience:

1 year of experience, new graduate welcome.

License and Certification:

Must be currently registered as an American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) or have equivalent NMTCB or ARDMS certifications. ARRT-MR licensure is preferred.

Current CPR certification by the American Heart Association

Certified in BLS for Healthcare workers