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MRI Technologist, PRN/Registry, St Mary's Hospital, Chicago

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60622

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 67552

Ministry:  Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)



Department: 20630160 MRI Unit SMEMC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Temporary 
Shift: Rotating



The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist performs all magnetic resonance imaging studies while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner, for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license.



  1. Performs all magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies and administration of contrast media with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, radio frequency safety procedures and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure. Assists radiologist with specialized radiography/MRI procedures as requested.
  2. Evaluates MRI images for technical quality, assuring proper identification is recorded.
  3. Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists as necessary. Preps patient for exam. Explains procedure and provides education and instruction to patient as appropriate.
  4. Selects, operates, and maintains MRI and associated equipment. Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check. Operates hospital computer system. Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions. Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience                                                               

Graduate of an approved program in radiologic technology.


One to three years of experience preferred.


Computer Skills                                                            

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Meditech and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Registration in Radiology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or ARMRIT certification required. CPR certification required.


Certification in MRI and/or CT by ARRT preferred.


Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Job FunctionImaging Services 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical, Physiology, Clinic, Medical Technologist, MRI, Healthcare