Title:  MRI Technologist

Division:  Patient Business Services
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $67,704 - $78,514
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  14237


The Diagnostic Department MRI Technologist under the direction of the radiologist will be primarily responsible for performing various MRI procedures for diagnostic and evaluation purposes, working independently and exercising sound judgment. The MRI Technologist will collaborate with clinical staff to ensure safe and effective patient care, taking corrective action when necessary to maintain such safety and delivering optimal customer service.

Job Duties

  • Demonstrates skills and competencies necessary to perform assigned MRI exams safely.
  • Interviews and prepares patients' scans. This includes but is not limited to assessing patients' needs, explaining MRI procedures, positioning patients for optimal imaging results, starting IVs as necessary for testing, monitoring patient safety and comfort, ensuring the quality of images, and maintaining documentation of all procedures.
  • Communicates with the radiologist to obtain appropriate protocols as needed.
  • Calculates the dosage, prepares injections, administers contrast media, and documents appropriately.
  • Ensures patient data is secured before removing pt. from the scanner.
  • Maintains housekeeping of scan protocols.
  • Follows safety standards and conducts all imaging procedures accordingly.
  • Supports a positive work environment by actively collaborating and contributing to a dynamic team within a patient-focused atmosphere.
  • Performs equipment quality control (QC) as needed.
  • Assists schedulers / diagnostic front desk team with implanted device clearance by verifying and documenting patient safety information.
  • Checks MRI room daily for adequate stock necessary to facilitate continuous exam flow.
  • Cleans all equipment regularly following manufacturers' guidelines.
  • Performs weekly rotation of verification of scheduled patients for order accuracy, implanted device safety concerns, table weight requirements, etc.
  • Participates in rotation of outside CD imaging upload to Baylor /PACS database.
  • Follows departmental safety standards, practices, and policies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Health Science program.
  • One year MRI experience or graduate of MRI training program with a minimum 500 clinical hours of MRI training.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Magnetic Resonance Technology program.
  • Three years of experience.
  • Current CPR Certification by The American Heart Association.
  • Current Basic Life Support Certification by The American Heart Association.



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Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.