Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Mri Technician

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 

Dept Name- RADIOLOGY MRI REQ #74704





Roles & Responsibilities:

A. Clinical/Technical/Service

1.     Performs magnetic resonance imaging procedures on patients following established departmental guidelines

2.     Assists and adequately prepares patients for MRI examinations

3.     Positions patients and associated coils to obtain optimum study

4.     Evaluates MRI films for quality to determine the need for additional sequences to demonstrate the required anatomy/pathology desired

5.     Comforts, counsels and questions patients in an effort to minimize patient potential for claustrophobic behavior

6.     Maintains safety standards via strict adherence to safety guidelines in order to prevent the introduction of ferromagnetic material into the scan room

7.     Performs preparation of parental contrast media and accessories required to assist the physician with the completion of a contrast enhanced study

8.     Maintains equipment and facilities in clean and good working condition, reports equipment problems to supervisor

9.     Processes/archives scanned images are required

10.  Supervises radiology technologist students

11.  Maintains supplies and accessories as required

12.  Assists physician as required

13.  Operates and/or prepares specialized equipment to perform magnetic imaging procedures

14.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area

Age Specific Competencies (Neonate/Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)

a.   Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group

b.  Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment

c.   Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs

d.  Uses communication techniques which are age appropriate

B. Organizational/Managerial

15.  Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities

16.  Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information

17.  Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies

C. Educational/Professional Development

18.  Participates in the development of other staff members

19.  Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements

20.  Identifies learning strengths and needs

21.  Utilizes learning resources

D. Communication/Relationships

22.  Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others

23.  Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community

24.  Adheres to legal and ethical standards

25.  May be required to perform other duties as assigned

Items 1-24 are essential functions of this position under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Health Partners is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that is strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences




  • High School diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited program in Radiology Technology, and completion of courses in Magnetic Resonance Imaging; or, completion of courses in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, a diploma from an accrediting body, and A.R.R.T. MRI registry.


  • Minimum of 2 years experience performing magnetic imaging procedures.


  • New York State License in Diagnostic Radiology, and/or A.R.R.T. MRI registry.


  • Exposure to high magnetic frequencies.

    Strength Through Diversity


    The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


    We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


    Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


    Who We Are


    Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


    Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


    The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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