CAT/MRI Technician-MSH- Full Time - Days

The Mount Sinai HospitalThe Mount Sinai Hospital

New York, New York
Job Description

                                                       Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

The CAT/MRI Technician operates Computed Tomography (CT) scanner or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment to capture images to aid in patient diagnoses. Performs basic and moderately complex MRI/CAT scans according to established protocols.

Roles & Responsibilities:


  1. Performs basic and moderately complex MRI/CAT scans according to established protocols.
  2. Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements. Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
  3. Prepares patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position, and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  4. Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques, using beam restrictive devices, patient shielding, and knowledge of exposure factors. Adheres to established infection control policies and procedures.
  5. Maintains production and quality of radiographs by following established standards and procedures; processing radiographs; observing radiographic results; making necessary adjustments.
  6. Evaluates images prior to the release of patient to ensure quality.
  7. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records (including the completion and verification of exams.
  8. Ensures operation of radiology equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  9. Maintains radiology supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level and anticipating needed supplies.
  10. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  11. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by maintaining regulatory CME requirements. Attends educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  12. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  13. Completes yearly Age Specific Competency.
  14. Performs other related duties.




  • Completion of an accredited Radiology Program
  • 5+  years’ experience as a CT/MRI technician
  • N.Y. State Dept. of Health Licensed Radiologic Technologist;
    • All CT/MRI technologists are required to be DOH certified to inject iv contrast.
    • Certified to inject technologists must be able to complete injection tasks as to protocol.
    • Maintains DOH licensing to include certification of injection, and BLS certification. Must notify supervisor if there is a lapse in either.
    • Using EPIC the technologist documents lab results as needed or asked as a task.
    • (Injection certification enables one to be compensated to inject and requires the ability to access labs using Epic access. The documentation of lab results can be a task of an injection certified technologist in and of itself).


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:  

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential
  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers
  • We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care. 

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Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside ( Formerly St Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 


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The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $40.35 - $45.87 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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