MRI Technologist 2/20/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Flex hours. Saturdays, Sundays
Santa Monica, CA
$38.13 / $6635
$50.29 / $8750
Layoff Referral Deadline:
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.
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.