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MRI Technologist Trainee

New Britain, Connecticut
USD26.25 to USD49.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
Are you in search of a training opportunity to advance your career as a technologist?

Join our team as an MRI Technologist Trainee with Midstate Radiology Associates:

After completion of the six month training assignment, you would be placed into a full time MRI Technologist role with MRA. Eligible for $5,000 sign-on bonus after transition to MRI Technologist.

Location: The Hospital of Central Connecticut - New Britain, CT

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of MR technologist, operates equipment and performs diagnostic and therapeutic MRI procedures on patients according to established protocols to assist the physician in diagnosis and treatment. Follows established policies and procedures set by the department, hospital, state, ACR, JCAHO, and OSHA.

Key Accountabilities:

1. Performs diagnostic MRI scanning procedures with guidance by selecting correct technique while utilizing the assessment of patient age and diagnosis to produce a technically accurate cross sectional images to assist the radiologist in diagnosis and treatment.

2. Participates in complex invasive MRI exams by assisting the radiologist in performing the procedure using proper sterile technique and producing MRI images in order to provide therapeutic and diagnostic services.

3. With guidance, starts intravenous sites, assess existing sites and inject intravenous contrast according to established protocols to assist the radiologist in diagnosis.

4. Practices according to sites MRI Safety Policy .

5. Maintain the MRI equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment and area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Report any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns to supervisor.

6. Demonstrates yearly competencies, including knowledge and behaviors, to conduct examinations and meet the needs of patients with regard to the patient's age, condition or other special requirements.

7. Assess physician's order and patient's requisition for completeness by reviewing the requisition, pertinent laboratory results and the patient's chart to ensure the correct procedure and protocol is performed.

8. Documents pertinent patient and exam information and stores computerized images onto an archive media for future reference or retrieval.

9. Routinely prepare examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification and processing. Set up films properly in PACs system. Accurately inputs data in the RIS by tracking actual procedure in order to capture all charges and other relevant information.

10. Possess computer skills appropriate to meet departmental needs in preparation of reports and correspondence.

11. Performs and documents weekly quality assurance testing on equipment according to established protocols to maintain high performance of the system.

12. Works effectively as a team member within the department and with other units to provide quality service through communication, cooperation and collaboration.

Qualifications Guidelines:

Required Education:

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• CT Radiographer License

• Graduate AMA approved radiology program.

• CPR certification.


• At least one year's experience as a radiological technologist

• Associates or Applied Science Degree in related field.


• Some knowledge applicable to radiological technology with specific references to anatomy, medical and surgical disease, and scientific principles as applied to radiological technology.

• Patient care standards and requirements.

• Quality assurance principles and practices.

• Customer service principles and practices.

• OSHA principles and practices.

• TJC standards of practice.


• Operate MRI equipment with guidance.

• Schedule, organize and monitor patient flow to meet company productivity, quality, health and safety standards.

• Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, medical staff and co-workers.

• Venipuncture certificate (where applicable).

• Maintain the confidentiality of patient records.

• Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with required workloads.

• Read, interpret and follow internal quality standards and government regulations.

• Understand and follow specifications and instructions.

• Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergencies.

• Capable of maintaining basic life support (CPR).

Shift Schedule: Mon/Tues 2:30pm-12am, Sat 7am-7pm
Call and Holiday rotation included (Schedule may vary during initial 60 day training period).
Scheduled Hours: 30+
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  • Job Reference: 1010169105-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Midstate Radiology Associates
  • Location: New Britain, Connecticut
  • Salary: USD26.25 to USD49.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent