MRI Technologist Sign On Bonus 232169


Job Description

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


Brighton Center for Specialty Care

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis in Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families, and employees.

Why work on the Michigan Medicine Medical Imaging Team?

As an MRI Technologist with Michigan Medicine, you will perform high quality Diagnostic MRI procedures applying various principles and protocols. Patients come to Michigan Medicine when they are searching for high-end specialty care. Our physicians and clinicians take groundbreaking research from bench to bedside. If you want to develop and grow, maximize, and expand your career experience as an MRI Technologist, there is no better place.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage.
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings.
  • Generous PTO program. 12.66hrs/month
  • Exposure to innovative medical imaging studies and practices.
  • State of the art technology.
  • Paid breaks and lunches.

What skills would you master?

  • You will learn to effectively scan with top-of-the-line equipment from GE, Siemens, and Phillips.
  • You'll become skilled in interpreting patient histories and physician instructions to ensure proper examination and diagnostic results are produced.
  • You’ll obtain images from adult and pediatric patients, ranging in acuity.
  • Our MRI Technologists are deeply dynamic, flexible, and dependable. We work with highly acute patients are prepared to always respond appropriately.
  • You’ll perfect critical thinking skills, ingenuity, creativity, and integrity.
  • Our Main campus and Children’s and Women’s Hospital are Level 1 Trauma Centers and see a great variety of critical care patients.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


Primary Duties And Responsibilities
  • Performs Diagnostic Procedures
    • Corroborates patient’s clinical history with procedure, assuring that no contraindication to a safe and/or diagnostic procedure exists and that this information is documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner and HIPAA disclosure.
    • Positions patient using appropriate hearing protection and immobilizing techniques pertinent to an age specific population.
    • Applies principles of MR safety for patient, self and others to provide an MR compatible environment in which to perform diagnostic procedures.
    • Position patients to best demonstrate anatomic area of interest, while respecting patient’s ability, comfort and safety.
    • Selects appropriate imaging coil and operate MR equipment according to the established protocols.
    • Evaluates images for technical quality, assuring proper identification is recorded.
  • Prepares, identifies and/or administers contrast media under the direction of a Radiologist and Department protocol.
  • Provides instruction for patients, students and/or health care professionals.
  • Understands and applies Guest Relation skills. Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Ensures that the scan room and the technologist room is stocked appropriately with the necessary item to conduct and safe MRI exam. (IV supplies, Linens)
  • Stay in constant communication with technologists and lead technologists.
    • Snapboard/Face to Face
      • Status of patient
      • Location of patient
  • Always maintains a clean and safe work environment.

Secondary Duties and Responsivities (When PCTAs are not available)
  • Screen and Change MRI patients (Outpatients, Inpatients, and ER)
  • Prep patients
    • Point of Care (GFR, Pregnancy)
    • Oral Contrast
    • Pre-Screening x-rays
    • IV access
  • Transport and assist patients.
  • Work with the Lead Technologist to maximize efficient patient throughput.
  • Stocking
    • Linen in dressing rooms
    • Blanket warmers
    • IV cart
    • Volumen
  • Perform patient scheduling and reception duties, and assist clerical staff as needed.
  • Assist in codes and contrast reactions (Inject Epi pen, as directed)
  • Assist General Anesthesia
  • Review ticket to Ride
  • Assist nursing staff with sedated patients.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from a school of radiologic technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
  • Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (MR) or registration as a Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMRIT) (must be completed no later than 6 month of hire date.)
  • MRI Registry eligible, Certification and Registration via ARRT or ARMRIT (must be completed no later than 6 month of hire date.)
  • Cross-trainer Candidates (Currently certified in XR, CT, US, ND) must pass their MRI board up to 1 year of their hire date.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to push, pull, and lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to be in stationary position (sitting or standing) up to 80% of the time.
  • Ability to administer emergency care including performing CPR.
  • Recent hospital-based MRI experience.
  • MRI advanced imaging and research experience.
  • Epic experience
  • IV Experience

Desired Qualifications*

  • Recent hospital-based MRI experience.
  • MRI advanced imaging and research experience.
  • Epic experience
  • IV Experience

Work Schedule

Four 10 hour shifts (6:30am-4:30pm) that include every other weekend rotation. On-call rotation is every 14th weekend.

Work Locations

Brighton Center for Specialty Care

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.