Job Description

Payroll Title:
MRI TCHNO PD
Department:
Thornton Radiology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
7
Work Schedule:
Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#109796 MRI Tech - Per Diem

Filing Deadline: Wed 10/27/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

DESCRIPTION

Working under direct supervision, incumbent performs routine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures for diagnostic purposes in accordance with established guidelines and MRI protocols. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of MRI safety. Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established MRI protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Follows protocols specified by the Radiologist.

Administers contrast media per protocol. Educates patient, collects patient history, communicates patient information to the Radiologist, and prepares patient for procedure. Enters complex data into the computer system. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images to ensure technical quality and image quality. Troubleshoots and resolves MRI-related PACS issues. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a school of radiologic technology or MRI Technology program.

  • Registered Technologist for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) issued by ARRT or ARMRIT.

  • Venipuncture certification within six (6) months of hire date.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Recent experience in a similar role and setting or new graduate of an approved MRI technology program.

  • Possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Proven knowledge of radiological computerized systems and applications.

  • Thorough understanding of various radiological systems to include PACS and RIS.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Six (6) months of recent relevant experience.
  • Previous hospital experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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