Job Posting: The Biomedical Imaging Research Institute is seeking a highly motivated MRI Technologist to support our cutting edge research and clinical imaging program. Under general supervision, the MRI Technologist performs diagnostic clinical and research imaging procedures using Siemens 3T MRI scanners in the state-of-the-art Research Imaging Core facility. Essential Job Duties: - Performs routine and specialized duties related to MRI imaging of patients and research subjects (human, canine, porcine) according to standard and research protocols and SOP's. - Demonstrates analytical abilities to identify and review problem situations, high level of responsibility and independence, flexibility with working hours (including evenings and weekends) to accommodate departmental needs. - Maintains equipment, supplies, and work area in accordance with departmental guidelines and expectations; includes imaging QA and minor troubleshooting. - Maintains accurate, comprehensive, and timely documentation of all activities. - Performs computer processing of acquired imaging; demonstrates and maintains working knowledge of imaging processing and software/hardware components. - Performs IV placement, administers contrast agents, provides other patient care duties within scope of license. - Coordinates studies by retrieving and processing requisitions and data, reviews requests for pertinent information and obtains patient history as needed. - Demonstrates ability to recognize serious health emergencies and responds with appropriate action, is aware of contraindications of testing. - Demonstrates professional maturity in all interactions with patients, research subjects, and staff. - Performs research duties (e.g., protocol planning/development, scanning, completing forms, informed consent, etc) according to good clinical practices (GCP), regulations, institutional policies, and IRB/HIPAA. - Additional job duties as needed. EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school with an MRI certificate License/Certification/Registration Requirements: - California Radiologic Technology (CRT) - BCLS certification required - ARRT Registration Experience: Five years experience in an acute clinical setting, cardiac and MR spectroscopy experience preferred. Ability to demonstrate highly developed knowledge of general objectives in MR methodologies and applications, equipment, human anatomy and physiology, computer skills and current experience in a hospital environment. Must be well-versed in all QA/QC applications. Must have strong interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills, and full command (verbal and written) of the English language. Physical Demands (e.g., lifting, standing, walking): Physical ability and perceptive acuity, to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care and essential job functions, including transporting patients and equipment. Frequent sitting and standing, occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to forty (40) pounds for distances to ten (10) feet. Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices; visual acuity including color differentiation. Sufficient mobility to access equipment and patients. Able to read papers and online documents. Must be "MR safe" and able to work in a ZONE IV MRI environment.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.