MRI Specialist - West Campus (2:30p - 11p)

Position: MRI Specialist - West Campus (2:30p - 11p)

Job ID: 143177

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC MRI

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 2:30p - 11p / Full Time / Monday through Friday / No Weekends / On-Call Will Vary

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for an MRI Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform exceptional quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request of the licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists.


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Responsibilities :

  • Integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information
  • Recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure
  • Possesses, utilizes, maintains, and enhances knowledge of MRI safety and protection for self, patients, and others
  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique
  • Prepares, administers and documents activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy
  • Is a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team
  • Remains sensitive to the needs of the patient through good communication, and exceptional patient care skills
  • Participates in quality improvement processes and continually assesses their professional performance
  • Thinks critically and uses independent, professional and ethical judgment in all aspects of their work
  • Engages in continuing education to include their area of practice to enhance patient care, public education, knowledge and technical competence
  • Responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, and quality improvement
  • Provides training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff and others
  • Maintains a safe and hazard free environment




  • Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology ARRT-R.T.(MR-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Radiography ARRT-R.T. (R-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists
  • Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification (CMRT) issued by the Texas Medical Board
  • Three (3) years of MR experience
  • Broad knowledge of MRI physics and procedures
  • Understanding of MRI principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0-adulthood
  • Operation of all required equipment, including troubleshooting when necessary, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
  • Basic life support and medical terminology understanding is required
  • Successful demonstration of the professional fundamental competencies
  • Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
  • Must honor confidentiality
  • Must independently scan patients by following the established protocols
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must utilize basic office equipment, such as fax








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