Job Description

Payroll Title:
MRI TCHNO SR
Department:
THORNTON RADIOLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:

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#116813 MRI Tech - La Jolla

Extended Deadline: Thu 7/7/2022

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/6/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/16/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 6/9/2022 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.

DESCRIPTION

Working under general supervision, incumbent performs routine to complex magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures for diagnostic purposes in accordance with established guidelines and MRI protocols. Requires advanced knowledge of radiologic technology and magnetic resonance imaging. Acts as a MRI subject matter expert and assists other technicians as needed. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of radiation 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.

Depending on experience, the selected candidate will be hired at the MRI Tech or Sr. MRI Tech level.

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.

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

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

  • 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

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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