• Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist, Evenings

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/22/2018 3:43 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    MRI Technologist
    Department: 377630 - MRI
    Shift: 40 Hours per Week (1.0) /start times between 10:00am and 1:00pm / 8-Hour Shift

    Job Summary: 

    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine. As an MRI Technologist, you will be responsible for:

    • Performing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) exams on outpatient, inpatient and pediatric patients
    • Assist the MRI Imaging Center Leader in maintaining continuity in the day-to-day operations of imaging facilities located in the DCAM, Comer, CCD and Mitchell Hospitals
    • Act as a content expert to other technologists/students for the purpose of teaching and instructing them in MR scanning (including, but not limited to exams under the general categories of neuroradiology, musculoskeletal, abdominal, breast, pediatric, cardiac, and MR guided procedural scans)
    • Review all MRI patient safety information prior to exam and screens all patients so exams are performed in a safe manner
    • Review all MRI requisitions for clinical information before presentation to radiologist for proper imaging protocol
    • Inspect images for quality, formatting and labeling before submitting to the Radiologist for interpretation Perform imaging protocols under directions of Radiologist
    • Regularly attend department meetings and discuss opportunities for improving procedures and quality of exams and patient throughput
    • Cross coverage of imaging team leader in their absence

    Job Qualifications:

    • Formal training in MR scanning and possesses the ability to apply knowledge of physics and system hardware and software to problem solve to obtain the highest quality images possible
    • Competency perform high quality MR exams and to educate all technologists in the use of MRI equipment
    • Possess progressively advanced imaging experience as a MRI technologist
    • Proficient with the following applications: MRA, Peripheral, post processing workstation, Cardiac, Pediatric, Neuroradiology, abdominal, musculoskeletal, thoracic, procedural, and breast imaging
    • Resource person for technical operations in the MRI Department
    • Knowledge of PACS, EPIC and Radiant 



    • Current registry by ARRT (MR) (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
    • Advance certification (MR) with either certification board. (If not certified at hire then must meet ARRT within one year of date of hire.
    • Licensure by the State of Illinois (IDNS)
    • CPR and BLS training required

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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