Job Information

University of Utah PS MRI Technologist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN27160B

Job Title PS MRI Technologist

Working Title PS MRI Technologist

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00879 - Radiology Research

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $32 to $38/hr

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Performs duties associated with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and ionizing radiation in a scientific research work and diagnostic setting. This position will provide coverage as a technologist that will involve MRI research studies and a catheterization laboratory. The work hours will vary and will include day, evening, and weekends shifts.


Performs duties associated with Magnetic Resonance Imaging, ionizing radiation and associated research projects. This includes the supervision of research clients and groups, consenting of research subjects and interaction with study coordinators and primary investigators (PI) to setup MRI procedures and protocols. Other responsibilities include teaching MRI safety, scheduling subjects and assisting in providing MR imaging research support The catheterization lab responsibilities include the operation of a fluoroscope.

The MRI Technologist must be able to follow requested instructions specific research projects as well as follow the instructions given by a Radiologist for any clinical diagnostic examinations.

This position requires a broad understanding of computers needed in standard patient care to understanding the transferring of research data, image data, and storage of data to PACs.

Will be working with anesthesia units, subject monitoring devices, and pressure injectors.

There are responsibilities associated with maintaining a catheterization research lab that utilizes a fluoroscope.

This job entails working with human and non-human research projects.

Essential Functions

Scans patients according to protocols and parameters with knowledge of trouble shooting MRI systems.

Archives patient exams.

Confidently starts IV’s.

Adapts to different MRI environments (1.5T MRI machines, 3T MRI machines, and MRI machines) in the operating rooms.

Functions in different patient monitoring systems throughout the organization.

Follows MRI safety guidelines according to organization policy.

Problem Solving

Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

Minimum Qualifications


Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Utah.

One of the following

ARRT Registration as Magnetic Resonance Imaging R.T. (MR) ( ARRT ).

MRI Technologist Certification from the American Registry for Resonance Imaging Technologists ( ARMRIT ).


Three years of technical experience.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.