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CT/MRI Tech - Per Diem

Apply now Job No: 494855
Local Title: CT/MRI Tech - Per Diem
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Medical Radiographer I
Work Type: Hourly
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Radiology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time CT/MRI Technician. The successful candidate will:

  • Be a New York State licensed Radiological Technologist with DOH injection certification required to perform MRI and CT exams.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform all MRI and CT procedures with established protocols, without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform Interventional Radiology procedures.
  • Be responsible for patient care while performing imaging, including accuracy of patient identification/correct procedure/correct laterality.
  • Demonstrate ability to deal with emergent situations and coordinate work schedules to facilitate patient procedures.
  • Maintain conditions in MRI and CT areas which foster an environment focused on patient safety.
  • Have prior experience with computerized patient information systems, including Radiology Information Systems and PACS.
  • Complete all exams immediately in RIS, and verify on PACS.
  • When necessary, burn CDs and DVDs.
  • Be flexible, as hours may change on an as-needed basis according to departmental operating needs.
  • Adhere to all SUNY Downstate Medical Center and department policies and procedures, including principles of behavior.
  • Maintain the principle of ALARA.
  • Be responsible for maintaining supplies and checking for expired items on a monthly basis.
  • Be responsible for maintaining all patient-related logs (i.e. patient incidents/CTDI vol. infiltrate's/etc.).
  • Perform daily/weekly, monthly quality assurance on MRI and CT equipment and document such.
  • Be responsible for informing supervisor when equipment is offline including contacting service and recording the service ticket number.
  • Attend all department-sponsored in-services relative to MRI, CT, IR, and departmental issues.
  • Maintain a courteous and pleasant disposition with patients.
  • Adhere to time and attendance policies.
  • Perform other tasks as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in Diagnostic Interventional Radiology procedures.
  • New York State licensure as Radiological Technologist with DOH injection certification required to perform MRI and CT exams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A.R.R.T MRI or CT registration preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in all diagnostic MRI and Cat Scan Radiology procedures preferred.
  • Hospital experience preferred.

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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