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The Radiologic Tech – MRI performs technical imaging examinations. The incumbent works independently, performing complex and specialized procedures. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Radiology Manager and/or Supervisor. The Radiologic Tech – MRI must be able to use a wide variety of imaging equipment and computers. The incumbent must be able to provide basic MRI screening of patient’s employees, and students as well as maintenance and repairs, participate in QA, and resolve issues related to image processing and the image archiving system.

The Radiologic Tech – MRI may be assigned to work in a variety of locations, including a level 1 trauma center and/or critical care areas and may assist other radiology modalities and/or clinical services. The technologist must have the knowledge to make quick and highly technical decisions in order to accommodate physical restrictions and pathology.  The incumbent must be able to resolve conflict and endure the pressures associated with a constantly changing work environment. Ongoing participation with MR education, safety, protocol development, quality assurance and technical advances are integrated with clinical scanning.

The incumbent independently performs procedures on adults, geriatric patients, adolescents, and pediatric age groups and performs patient assessment within the scope of practice. The Radiologic Tech – MRI works collaboratively with staff to prioritize and organize schedules and to triage routine and emergent procedures.

The incumbent serves as a clinical instructor for affiliated imaging training programs and assists in training other MRI technologists. This staff member participates in the instruction of other fellows, residents, physicians and visiting health care professionals and may also participate in clinical research.


Minimum - Graduate of a School of Radiologic Technology

Preferred - Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

Work Experience:

Minimum - Previous healthcare experience

Preferred - Two (2) years of clinical experience

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certification by appropriate body (ARRT, and valid Wisconsin Radiological License
  • CPR certification required within 3 months of hire
  • MRI certification within 24 months of hire
  • Preferred - MRI certification

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Self-motivated & directed with regard to increasing level of understanding and knowledge
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meets objectives and deadlines
  • Effective oral and written professional communications skills
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors at all times
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy
  • Ability to comply with all HIPAA requirements
  • Ability to use initiative and independent judgment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with patients, families, healthcare professionals and external vendors
  • Understands clearly the UW Health mission, vision and values demonstrating IICARE throughout job performance
  • Ability to work in a high magnetic field up to 3.0 Tesla (any implanted device must meet 3.0 Tesla limits)
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Knowledge regarding quality improvement and standards of care within practice area
  • Capable of demonstrating flexibility with demands of external/internal customers placed on operating functions of the department
  • Basic computer skills
  • Physical ability to lift and position patients and assist with patient transfers utilizing beds or stretchers
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Demonstrates critical care skills to patients with higher acuity. (ED, ICU, NICU, PICU, Intraoperative Neuro MR, OR)

Physical RequirementsMedium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds. 

Work Schedule: 80% FTE, 32 hours per week. Scheduled shifts will be biweekly nights working 7 days on and 7 days off Wednesday - Tuesday with every other weekend 12 hour shifts. No call and required to work one (1) Holiday per year.

Hours for the Monday - Friday shifts will be 11:00 pm - 7:00 am.  Saturday and Sunday hours will be 7:00 pm - 7:00 am.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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