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CT/MRI Technologist - Hourly/Per Diem (Evenings)

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Local Title: CT/MRI Technologist - Hourly/Per Diem (Evenings)
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 CT/MRI Technologist / TH Medical Radiographer 1 (Evenings). The successful candidate will:

  • Be a NYS Licensed Radiological Technologist with DOH injection certification required to perform MRI and CT exams.
  • Be ARRT certified in MRI or CT (MRI CT registry eligible) with current BCLS certification/ and maintain all required CE’s for continued certification.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform all MRI and CT procedures with established protocols, without supervision.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform Interventional Radiology procedures.
  • Be responsible for patient care while performing imaging, to include accuracy of patient identification/correct procedure/correct laterally.
  • Demonstrate the ability to deal with emergent situations and coordinates work schedule to facilitate patient procedures.
  • Maintain conditions in MRI and CT area which foster an environment focused on patient safety,
  • Demonstrate prior experience with computerized patient information systems, including Radiology information Systems and PACS.
  • Be accountable for immediately completing all exams in RIS and verify on PACS.
  • Conduct the burning CD’s and DVD’s.
  • Demonstrate flexibility as hours may change on an as needed basis according to departmental business/operation needs.
  • Adhere to all SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and department policies and procedures, to include principle of behavior.
  • Maintain 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. pt. incidents/CTDI vol./infiltrates/ etc.)
  • Perform daily/weekly/monthly QA 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 professional disposition with all patients and employees.
  • Adhere to time and attendance policy.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and perform other job related tasks as needed/required to meet business demand.

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Medical Radiography Licensure.
  • ARRT Certification. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MRI or CT registration.
  • 2+ years of experience in all diagnostic MRI and Cat Scan Radiology procedures in a hospital setting.
  • Experience in Diagnostic Interventional Radiology procedures.  

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 4:00pm to 12:00am (Hourly/Per Diem Evenings)

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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


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