Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

MRI Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH15104

Job Title: Per diem - MRI Technologist -MRI

Department: MRI - 1013012

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

This position requires thorough knowledge of a specialized MRI technology. Must be registered and in good standing with the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT) or the American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT). Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy advanced MRI applications and computer operations.

Must hold a current CPR certification from AHA, BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Basic understanding of the operation of computer consoles.

An in-depth knowledge of the MRI equipment in order to analyze equipment problems and arrange for its repair.

Appropriate interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with patients, patients’ families, departmental staff, physicians and others.


Six months recent experience as an MRI Technologist or successful completion of an accredited MRI program with a minimum of 1200 clinical hours completed.

Under general supervision of the MRI Manager, Medical Imaging and Lead MRI Technologists for the MRI Division, and according to standard procedures, operates an MRI unit and related equipment, in order to produce MR images of any designated anatomical area. Collects and completes records on patient data and equipment operation. Provide assistance to patients and radiologists. Solve minor equipment problems. Performs calibration tests and other quality control functions on equipment, and notifies service personnel as required.

All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the geriatric, adult, and pediatric patients. Fosters patient and family centered care and nursing services in accordance with the Lifespanand Rhode Island Hospital’s mission, vision and values, with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.