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CT/MRI Tech - Hourly/Per Diem

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Department: CT SCAN
Local Title: CT/MRI Tech - Hourly/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 an hourly/per diem TH Medical Radiographer 1 / CT/MRI Technologist. The successful candidate will:

  • Be a NYS 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.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide assistance to external and internal costumers, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Be responsible for patient care while performing imaging, to include accuracy of patient identification/correct procedure/correct laterality.
  • Be able to deal with emergent situations and coordinate work schedules to facilitate patient procedures.
  • Maintain conditions in MRI and CT area which foster an environment focused on patient safety.
  • Maintain principle of ALARA.
  • Have prior experience with computerized patient information systems, including Radiology Information Systems and PACS.
  • Complete all exams immediately in RIS and verify on PACS.
  • Burn CD’s and DVD’s when necessary.
  • Have scheduling flexibility as hours may change on as needed basis according to departmental operating needs.
  • Adhere to all SUNY Downstate Medical Center and department policies and procedures, to include principle of behavior.
  • Responsible for maintaining supplies and checking for expired items on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for maintaining all patient related logs (i.e. pt. incidents/CTDI vol./Infiltrates/etc.)
  • Perform daily/weekly/monthly QA on MRI and CT equipment and document such.
  • Responsible for informing supervisor when equipment is off line 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:

  • New York State Licensure.
  • DOH Injection Certification to perform MRI and CT exams.
  • ARRT certified in MRI or CT (MRI CT registry eligible).
  • Current BLSC Certification and maintained all required CE's for continued education.
  • Experience in diagnostic Interventional Radiology procedure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MRI or CT registration preferred.
  • 2+ years 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


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

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


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