UC San Diego Jobs Site

Column Content Left

#108002 MRI Tech

Filing Deadline: Mon 3/8/2021

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 2/25/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/8/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
MRI TCHNO
Department:
RADIOLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
70%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Variable

 

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