Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, CA, United States
Jul 27, 2017Part time
Summary Information Job Title: MRI Technologist UCLA Title: Mri Tchno Job Num.: H83958 Work Hours: Flex hours. Saturdays, Sundays Work Location: Santa Monica, CA Job Type: Career Duration: Indef. Minimum Salary: $38.13 / $6635 Maximum Salary: $50.29 / $8750 Layoff Referral Deadline: Bargaining Unit: EX 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. Please be advised that ALL new hires will be required to successfully complete a criminal background investigation and a medical examination, which includes a drug screening, prior to employment at UCLA Health. The receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests, and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the United States are also required. Any misrepresentation, falsification or material omission may result in a candidate's failure to receive an offer, or if already hired, an immediate dismissal from employment. In an effort to promote and maintain a healthy environment for our patients, visitors, and employees, UCLA Health is a smoke-free site.