MRI Technician Job Description

MRI Technician Job Description

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MRI technician provides supervision and instruction to professional students regarding patient positioning, radiographic technique, darkroom procedures and radiation safety.

MRI Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintains a high degree of accuracy in positioning and image formation
Assist with patient/family participation in post-procedural care for all age groups
Provide resource information
Conduct checks and eliminate any fire hazard that is found in the premises
Maintains supplies and inventory—both general and medication related
Performs MRI procedures in accordance with established protocols outlined in the Radiology procedure manual ensuring diagnostic quality asset by the radiologist and/or community standard
Completes required department records, reports, and files necessary to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment within appropriate timeframe
Provides patients, physicians, and others with proper instructions and exam preparation in a friendly and helpful manner
Consults with radiologist regarding protocol of MRI examination procedures
Provides accurate verbal/written reports to appropriate department or physician regarding changes, problems, or unusual circumstances which may occur during examination

MRI Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for MRI Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ARRT, CPR, MR, MRI, R.T, RT, BCLS, NYS, CT

Education for MRI Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the MRI technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Associates, Education, Radiologic Technology, Science, Graduate, Technical, Department of Education, Supervision, Engineering Technology, Radiology

Skills for MRI Technician

Desired skills for MRI technician include:

Cross-sectional anatomy
Radiographic technique and radiation and magnetic safety concepts and techniques
MRI practices and procedures
Cross-sectional anatomy of the head
MRI terminology
Practices and procedures
Thorax and abdomen
Federal and State regulatories

Desired experience for MRI technician includes:

Demonstrates unit-defined competencies as required
Registered Technologist, Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging - R.T
Two years clinical experience in MR preferred
Requires sitting at a workstation or desk
Prefer at least 1 year of MRI experience

MRI Technician Examples


MRI Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of MRI technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for MRI technician
  • Receive and reviews request from physicians and other health care providers for MRI of patients
  • Assist radiologist or physician in reading or evaluating clinical result
  • Perform sophisticated computerized axial tomographic (CT) scanning of heads/and or bodies
  • On an as needed basis perform radiographic/report filing and receptionist duties
  • Perform MRI scans according to accepted department protocols and hospital policy and procedures
  • Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age‑specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participate in related continuing education
  • Recognize adverse reactions and contraindications, and act appropriately
  • Assist with scheduling MRI scans, and coordinate patient flow in the MRI area
  • Complete paperwork and billing functions
  • Applies appropriate technical factors to assure optimal procedures and patient safety
Qualifications for MRI technician
  • Experience as an MRI Technologist preferred
  • Certification by the State of FL (Dept
  • Three years of experience in MRI preferred
  • Successful completion of a radiological diagnostic education from an accredited program or medical imaging technology magnetic resonance, as applicable to specific certification requirements
  • Current Indiana State Radiation Machine Operators License and current registration from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) at date in position
  • Current registration from American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Computed Tomography (ARRT CT) certification within 12 months of date in position

MRI Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of MRI technician. 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 technician
  • Captures images onto PACS Systems and transfer images to physician work stations
  • Participates in the performance and documentation of quality control measures
  • Ensures the safety and comfort of the patient, family members and other employees
  • Provided patient education relevant to specific imaging procedures
  • Maintains cleaniness and orderliness of the work area and equipment to comply with established infection control and department standards
  • Display personal attributes of compassion, competence and concern in meeting the needs of the patient
  • Communicates effectively with patients, other employees and the general public
  • The MRI Technologist will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treats each patient with dignity and care, and maintains patient confidentiality/privacy
  • Performs layout and assembly of experimental circuit designs and/or complete prototype models of products, custom measurement tools, and product components
  • Prepares diagnostic tests, sets up test apparatus, and conducts operational/functional tests to evaluate the performance and reliability of prototype items
Qualifications for MRI technician
  • Current MRI registration/certification within 12 months of date in position
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required within six months of date in position
  • Current Certification by the ARRT, Advanced Certification for MR by ARRT or registry eligible
  • Mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination required
  • Performs experiments and tests associated with a variety of projects as assigned by engineering
  • Participates as required within R&D on various engineering efforts for new product development and product characterization

MRI Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a MRI technician. 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 technician
  • Troubleshoots and suggests creative solutions to design and testing issues
  • Coordinates and executes building of prototypes/products per engineering design and instruction as required
  • Creates and maintains accurate records to recreate desired build processes, designs and test setups
  • Ensures that lab safety and operating procedures are observed by all personnel
  • Supports all company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
  • Performs all film file room and clerical support functions associated with the release of imaging studies to physician offices and other facilities for continuity of care
  • Performs a variety of MRI procedures using independent judgment to provide quality patient care while consistently displaying outstanding judgment in film critique
  • Operate a variety of radiographic and support equipment, including radiographic and MRI support equipment
  • Protects patients from various safety factors
  • Selects the proper MRI protocols based on the ordered procedure
Qualifications for MRI technician
  • Proficiency in collecting measurement data using electrical test equipment including oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, and vector network analyzers
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications including circuit design schematics
  • Ability to troubleshoot and suggest creative solutions to design and testing issues
  • Occasional overtime is a requirement for this position
  • Knowledge/Proficiency with Altium Designer to complete Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout activities is preferred
  • Knowledge/Proficiency with Cadence Orcad Capture/PSpice to perform circuit simulation activities is preferred

MRI Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a MRI technician. 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 technician
  • Maintains Quality Control/Quality Assurance in accordance with ACR and TDH standards and regulations
  • Assures that all documentation is accurately recorded and kept in an organized manner susceptible to instant inspection if needed
  • Tracking patients in radiology information systems
  • Completing exams in information systems
  • Scanning pertinent documents
  • Documenting information relevant to studies / scans
  • Receives and positions patient for examination
  • Selects, sets up, adjusts and operates the MRI equipment
  • Conducts examinations, adjusting technique and equipment to best present the medically significant aspects found if unanticipated conditions or anomalies are discovered, extends and modifies procedure to insure full and accurate information as to findings and patient condition
  • Observes and reports patient responses to instructions, movement, touch, , if significant
Qualifications for MRI technician
  • Completion of a Computed Tomography program or two years cross sectional anatomy coursework is preferred
  • Registered in RT and MR/ or MR only
  • Must be licensed by the Texas Department of Health and American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) and meet continuing education requirements at all times
  • 3+ years experience in a clinical radiology clinic, with one year as a MRI technologist
  • 1+ years experience as a clinical MRI technologist
  • Completion of MRI Registry

MRI Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of MRI technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for MRI technician
  • Independently performs complex computerized 3D and 2D MRI scanning of the head and/or body
  • Is able to identify artifacts, its causes and how to alter and minimize its effects on the final image
  • Confers with the radiologist to establish the requirement for non-standard examinations
  • Produces hard copy images by applying the correct width/levels (contrast and brightness) via a laser camera
  • Notifies the radiologist(s) or physician(s) of significant scans requiring immediate attention and visualization while patient is undergoing examination
  • Advises radiologist of result of examinations and provides the preliminary diagnostic evaluation
  • Administers emergency medicinal injections under the direction of the physician in charge
  • Overseas the use of various emergency equipment such as cardiac defibrillators, oxygen, and suction
  • Inform patients and their families about their benefits, rights, and/or obligations as participants in research studies and provide informed consent
  • Oversee the participants completing laptop-based measures, administer written tests
Qualifications for MRI technician
  • One (1) year experience as a MRI/CT is preferred
  • Six (6) months experience in an outpatient environment is preferred
  • Medical terminology and familiarity with an electronic practice management system and PACS is preferred
  • ARRT registered and MRT certified by the Texas Department of Health
  • Licensed by the Texas Department of Health and meet continuing education requirements at all times
  • 3+ years of experience in a radiology clinic preferred with focused experience performing x-rays

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