MRI/ CT Technologist

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Jun 10, 2021
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** **POSITION SUMMARY:** The **Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist** provides magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography patient care services at defined levels. Ideal candidate will have extensive background in MRI. Primary work location is located in Sacramento, Capitol Pavilion Diagnostic Imaging Center, however, this position may be required to cover multiple facilities throughout Sacramento, Yolo, and Placer counties. **Principal Accountabilities** + Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols. + Assures the safety of the MRI environment. Protects patients and staff from potential harm by insuring all individuals entering the area of magnet field influence are screened and only non-ferrous objects are taken into the MRI scan room. + Implements radiation protection and safety standards to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients. + Maintains mandated continuing education requirements. + May be required to train / precept students and new techs. + Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately. + Prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within the accepted scope of practice and applicable state and federal regulations. + Prepares for and assists the physician in magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography diagnostic and invasive procedures. **Qualifications:** **MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:** **Education:** + Graduate of a JRCERT accredited education program in Radiography. + Requires ARRT Registered Technologist, RT(R) in good standing. + Additional ARRT certification in MagneticResonance Imaging (MR) and /or Computed Tomography (CT) preferred. + BLS Healthcare Provider CPR certification required. + CA State Licensure(CRT) is required. + Fluoroscopy permit may be required as per state regulations. **Experience:** + Previous experience as an MR Technologist is preferred. + Specific CT experience and prior work experience in ahospital setting is preferable. **Knowledge:** + Complete understanding of MR methodology and equipment is necessary. + Broad-based knowledge of crosssectionalanatomy and physiology is required. + Knowledge of MR physics is preferred. + Understands radiationprotection techniques to minimize radiation exposure to staff and patients. + Able to recognize potential abnormalitiesand prioritize accordingly. **Skills:** + Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision. + Must be able to work in a rapidly changing and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in emergentsituations. **Organization:** Sutter Medical Foundation - Central **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Evening **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** Saturday-Sunday **Schedule:** Part Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 48 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.