Job Description

Job Title: MRI Technologist Advanced
Job ID: 06414777
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varied hours, includes weekends & holidays
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: MRI Sports
Location: 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh PA 15203

Description

Grow with UPMC Imaging Services! Our career ladder was created to help you grow professionally with opportunities to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint!             

Purpose:

Performs imaging procedures at an advanced level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of advanced technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs or assists Clinical Specialist in performing QA, regulatory testing, and other technical and research initiatives.
  • Demonstrates complete operation of specialty equipment, analyzes data promptly, and completes quality control activities.
  • Assists with the training of staff and students.
  • Demonstrates the ability to function independently, and is able to cover off shifts, on-call responsibilities, and perform services at satellite facilities, where applicable, while continually communicating with lead and management team.
  • Performs all job responsibilities of Level I MRI Technologist including practices and maintains MR safety in the department, addresses patient safety through proper patient identification, labeling/preparation/and administration of contrast and communicating according to standard operating procedures, completes procedures according to protocol while presenting relevant information to physician, and updates and documents patient information into rad assessment.
  • Promptly responds to medical editing requests.
  • Works directly with Radiologists regarding protocol development.
  • Participates in standardization activities with system-level workgroups.
  • Practices and maintains MR safety in the department.
  • Performs weekly ACR Phantom testing

Qualifications

  • Completion of formal training in MRI-related program accredited by the ARRT 
  • 2 years MRI experience required. 
  • Must have obtained a performance review rating of strong/solid/good on most recent performance review to be eligible for promotion.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • ARRT MR Certified
  • CPR or BLS Required
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • ARRT Certificate
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $25.41 to $40.28 / hour

Union Position: No

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