MRI Tech Job Description

MRI Tech Job Description

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MRI tech provides job task related support for RSRs assigned to MRI related to MRI Safety, workflow and day to day scheduling concerns.

MRI Tech Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective MRI tech job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included MRI tech job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

1 year experience preferred including experience with Siemens MRI scanner
Conducts pre-screening of all personnel before entering the magnet room to ensure their safety
Maintains accurate QC logs, service records
Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination
Understands and practices proper use of all equipment
Comforts patients by explaining procedures and assisting patient in proper positioning
ARRT, ARMRIT or CAMRT registered as an MR technologist orARRT registered orunlimited state license, and6 months supervised MRI clinical scanning experience
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification or ARRT, ARMRIT or CAMRT registered as an MR technologist
Light typing
Good interpersonal and interpersonal communication skills

MRI Tech Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for MRI Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CRT, CPR, ARRT, MRI, IV, AHA, A.R.R.T, BCLS

Education for MRI Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the MRI tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology, Associates, Radiology, Education, Graduate, Radiography, Technical, Anatomy, Physiology, Technology

Skills for MRI Tech

Desired skills for MRI tech include:

Radiological computerized systems and applications
MRI scanners and procedures
Radiology information systems
Magnetic field safety
MRI equipment and protocols
Cross-sectional anatomy and physiology
Cryogens
Gradient amplifiers
MRI scanner
Magnet

Desired experience for MRI tech includes:

Performs magnetic resonance scans to obtain high quality images
Engages in professional activities through involvement in organizations, journal clubs, on-line education, *
ARRT (R) or ARRT (MR) or ARMRIT as allowable by contract in lieu of ARRT required
State license required, if applicable
Valid state drivers license required, as applicable
Licensed by the State of Kentucky in Medical Resonance Imaging preferred

MRI Tech Examples

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MRI Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a MRI tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for MRI tech
  • Transfers and properly position patients for examinations in order to obtain desired radiographic results according to physician’s specifications and provides immobilization and protection as required
  • Selects and operates equipment, selecting proper technical factors on an individual patient basis and selects and loads proper film cassettes
  • Verifies the physician signed order for the MRI exam before beginning the test
  • Select proper coils, positioning pads and patient monitoring equipment
  • Understands and operates all MRI equipment and related information systems appropriately to ensure that quality images are produced
  • Scans and documents patients under the direction of an MRI registered technologist to meet all customer requirements
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork for each patient to ensure all customer, Alliance policy and Joint Commission requirements are met
  • Maintains current credentials required to work as an MRI technologist
  • Assists physicians in administering contrast media
  • Maintains adequate records as directed on requisitions, Maintains orderliness and cleanliness
Qualifications for MRI tech
  • MRI ARRT registered required
  • 2 years MRI experience- Philips equipment preferred
  • Mobile environment experience preferred
  • Minimum 2 years prior experience as a MRI Technologist
  • Experience with automatic injectors
  • Advanced MRI / AART Certification Required
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a MRI tech. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for MRI tech
  • May be responsible for specific areas of instruction for ancillary personnel
  • Practices sterile technique and prevents cross contamination
  • Use of PACS and Syngo.Has knowledge of the hospital PACS system, to review and acquire current and previous images
  • Provides safe patient care by verifying patient identification and assuring the presence of any pre-authorizations, pre-certifications, screening forms, and all laboratory reports needed for that particular patient
  • Has knowledge of computers, radiation & MRI safety, equipment and supplies necessary and conscientiously prepares for each procedure
  • Promote efficiency and safety during radiology procedures by maintaining control of all instrumentation
  • Clerical Duties including answering phones and accurate collation and documentation of information
  • The MRI Tech performs exams in MRI
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology and uses this knowledge
  • Must have two-year college Associate Degree or ARRT certified
Qualifications for MRI tech
  • Three (3) years of recent experience (within the last twelve (12) months) as a MRI Technologist
  • MRI experienced & MRI registry preferred
  • PRN Variable Shifts
  • Able to handle busy working environment
  • Ability to anticipate patient, employee and department needs and act appropriately on those needs
  • Able to work in and around an area of high magnetic field strength
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of MRI tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for MRI tech
  • At least one-year experience as a registered ARRT and six months on-the-job MRI experience
  • Must be Registered ARRT technologist
  • Regularly consults with radiologists and physicians, and other staff technologists, in order to pursue answers to questions or to observe new techniques and procedures
  • When requested is willing to adjust personal schedule to complete workload, and makes sure that procedures will be completed even if it involves staying late
  • Demonstrates competency in the performance of all technological procedures on patients of all ages, utilizing age specific and cultural considerations in the delivery of care
  • Always prepares patient, imaging procedure room, and supplies
  • Has demonstrated a working knowledge of the principles of physics, anatomy, medical terminology, sterile technique, I.V
  • Conducts duties with the ethical standards of the organization and practices established by licensing and/or certifying agencies
  • Responsible for day to day operation of MRI equipment, including patient imaging, making sure equipment is performing optimally, and quality control according to ACR guidelines
  • Interacts closely with radiologists and other medical personnel to ensure studies are performed adequately and in a timely manner that adheres to hospital policies and procedures
Qualifications for MRI tech
  • Current Fluoroscopy Permit Preferred
  • Holiday call-ins in order to accommodate patient and staff needs
  • Exposure to critically ill patients
  • Ability to start IV's
  • GE experience preferred working on software platform 23/25
  • Ability to successfully and independantly operate the MRI and CT equipment within 6 mos
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MRI Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of MRI tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for MRI tech
  • Must appear friendly to all customers and patients at all times
  • Sends images to QC station and then to PACS and archives images
  • Transports, lifts, moves and positions patients as needed to obtain images, transport patient to/from department, table or as otherwise needed for patient care
  • Performs direct patient care duties, within scope of practice, including assisting radiologist with interventional procedures such as biopsies or drainage procedures
  • Performs basic patient care including monitoring of patient condition, and caring for patient safety and privacy
  • Rotates through standby call, and is available on premises within 30 minutes of notification
  • Two years CT/MR experience required
  • CT/MR registry may be used as experience
  • Registry in CT and MRI is also preferred
  • This position requires a call commitment
Qualifications for MRI tech
  • AHA BLS certified, required
  • Graduate from an accredited Radiology Program required
  • Knowledge of all aspects of MRI procedures including spectroscopy and cardiac MRI
  • Current Medical Radiologic Technologist through the Texas Medical Board or A.R.R.T with MRI Certification required
  • R.T
  • Experience in CT and MRI preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of MRI tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for MRI tech
  • Prepares and positions patients, selecting anatomic and technical parameters to produce cross-sectional images of the body
  • Performs equipment Quality Control Testing and documentation
  • Perform IV starts
  • Reports and resolves customer service issues in a timely and efficient manner, treating all customers with courtesy
  • Must be in good standing with the ARRT, prefer to have certification in (MR)
  • Prefer to have Texas Licensure
  • Must be TX State licensed
  • Produces high-quality, MR exams for interpretation
  • Greets patients & reviews physician orders
  • Administers intravenous contrast agents
Qualifications for MRI tech
  • One (1) year experience as a MR/CT is preferred
  • Advanced certification in MR & CT through ARRT preferred
  • Associate’s Degree in Radiologic Technology or Magnetic Resonance Imaging is preferred
  • Siemens Experience preferred
  • ARRT registration and current Utah State Radiologic Technologist License required
  • An Associate degree in Radiologic Science (or equivalent) is required

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