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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health MRI Technologist - Radiology MRI Inpatient in Orange, California

We are looking for a MRI Technologist for the Radiology-MRI Inpatient Department at St. Joseph Hospital Orange.

Location: Orange, CA

Work Schedule: On Call / Per Diem

Shift: 12-hour, Days (Variable)

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the department Lead, Radiology Supervisor or Radiology Manager, the MRI Technologist will accurately perform high quality MRI and diagnostic procedures. Fulfill all duties required by the department, quality assurance, following State and JCAHO standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all pediatric and adult procedures in accordance with department guidelines including the introduction of IV's for administration of contrast material.

  • Obtains appropriate screening and history documentation relevant to the procedure being performed using initials for sign off.

  • Demonstrates competency in the use of the pressure injector.

  • Verifies all procedures and assures all paperwork is complete and accurate prior to dictation; delivers all processed procedures to the imaging Radiologists for dictation in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of MRI Safety procedures.

  • Coordinates daily work activities through physician and nursing input. Recognizes scheduling conflicts and intervenes when appropriate.

  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use of PACS (Synapse) and HIS / RIS applications.

  • Ensures that all rooms and equipment are tidy, clean and stocked with supplies.

  • Performs QC on the scanner, maintain awareness of equipment status, troubleshoot malfunctions and address problems with supervisor and service personnel.

  • Communicates with physician offices, patients, radiologist and fellow co-workers in a professional manner.


  • Computer skills (Word and Meditech).

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems without waiting for direction and accepts responsibility.

  • Ability to function independently and perform more than one task at any given time.

  • Ability to prioritize workflow.

  • Ability to function in an environment that includes varying unpredictable or crisis circumstances while exercising appropriate interpersonal and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs to assure that the procedure performance outcome is consistent with the MRI department’s policies and procedures.

  • Preferred: Knowledge base with the ability to operate Siemens equipment.

  • Preferred: Thorough knowledge of physiology and cross-sectional anatomy.

Minimum Position Requirements:


  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Coursework/Training - Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technologist school or program.


  • CRT.

  • ARRT.

  • Sub-specialty certification in MRI.

  • BLS certification by the American Heart Association.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: 2 years experience as an MRI technologist in a hospital setting or Imaging center with adult and pediatric performance.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Compassion. Dignity. Justice. Excellence. Integrity.

These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.

Clinical Excellence

When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.

A haven that feels like home.

St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.

Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Category: Radiology Technologist

Req ID: R331007