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Rad Tech-MRI
Req. #: 51924
Department: MRI-North Ground
Location: 1250 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule: Full time
Shift: 2: Evenings
Hours: 3:00-11:30pm
Job Details:


VCU Health System's Department of Radiology is seeking a full time MRI technologist willing to work weekends to become a part of our expanding MRI team.


  • The practice of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is performed by radiologic technologists responsible for the use of radiofrequencies (RF's) within a magnetic field on humans of all ages (newborn to geriatric) for diagnostic, therapeutic, or research purposes. A MRI technologist performs MRI procedures utilizing MRI scanners and power injectors producing cross sectional and 3D images at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. MRI technologists may also assist with interventional and therapeutic procedures and perform complex imaging reformatting.
  • MRI integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information. A MRI technologist recognizes patient conditions, assesses and monitors patient vital signs, and takes appropriate actions in emergency situations essential for successful completion of a procedure and to maintain quality patient care.
  • MRI Technologists must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, computer technology, basic patient care and assessment techniques, MRI physics, and medical terminology. MRI technologists must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and sequence techniques. They must possess, utilize, and maintain knowledge of magnetic protection and safety, radiation protection, and safety and current complex scanning protocols




·          Graduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRT or Graduation from a JRCNMT accredited program in nuclear medicine technology

·          Certification by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT) or Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)

·          New graduates must obtain ARRT-R registry or NMTCB prior to first day of employment

·          Certification by ARRT-MR within 24 months of employment

·          Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers) for continued employment



·          Bachelor's Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited program

·          One (1) year of previous MRI work experience

·          Previous work experience in an academic medical center environment


*Selected candidates will be placed into appropriate clinical ladder level for this position based on individual experience and qualifications*

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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