Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
MRI Technologist
(This job is no longer available)
UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
MRI Technologist performs basic and complex MR imaging procedures and may be assigned post-processing responsibilities. The MR technologist must demonstrate an understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology and medical terminology. The MRI technologist must maintain a high degree of accuracy in patient positioning and image acquisition/formation. He/she must maintain knowledge about magnetic field safety and properly screen all patients and visitors prior to admittance into the MRI magnet room. The MRI Technologist prepares and administers paramagnetic contrast media in accordance with department, hospital, policy and state and federal regulations, maintains accurate up-to-date records of procedures performed; ensure accurate processing of Radiology orders in the Care Connect / Radiant EHR and exercises strict patient confidentiality. The MRI Technologist is also required to operate various post processing/3D workstations. The MRI Technologist is required to float/flex between various scanning locations throughout the UCLA Health System, adhere to the on-call, holiday, weekend and weekly work schedules and participate in rotating shifts as required.

Job Qualifications
The MRI Technologist must maintain current CRT, ARRT and CPR certifications. Knowledge of medical and scientific terminology, with the ability to distinguish between types of medical procedures and diagnoses. Understands the requirement of EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act). Ability to identify and recognize contraindications for exams. Ability to be flexible with working hours given adequate notice. Ability to rotate to any UCLA Health Radiology location as needed. Knowledge of cross-platform computers, application and peripherals, as well as general office equipment.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.