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Akumin Technologist Assistant in Dallas, Texas

This position requires travel throughout the DFW Metroplex.

As an MRI Technologist Assistant, your primary function is to assist the Remote MRI Technologist in performing imaging services to patients. The MRI Technologist Assistant is responsible for ensuring that the delivery of the high standards of patient care mandated by the organization are met in the provision of services and in the interaction with patients, families, physicians, and other personnel. Acts as a liaison among Team Members, ROCC Technologist, Quality Staff, and Operations Management.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Remote MRI Technologist to perform high quality diagnostic imaging services in a safe, timely, professional, confidential, personally attentive manner.

  • Properly place and maintain patent IV access for patients, as needed, using aseptic technique. Administer MR contrast agents as prescribed by the ordering physician. Identify adverse reactions following injection and escalate patient treatment according to protocol.

  • Assist with the overall workflow of the department to ensure the completion of work assignments.

  • Monitors and orders supplies to avoid disruption of service.

  • Promptly investigate and report for correction any service malfunction to ensure minimal downtime. Maintain detailed and accurate records of service calls by company.

  • In mobile environments: Cleans unit, assist in preparing for transport, enters PLE data, monitors account profile binders and maintenance binders on coaches to ensure they are current and complete, work with compliance to monitor annual postings and quarterly checklist.

  • Ensure patient history form is accurate, complete, and reviewed with the ROCC Technologist. Identify and investigate areas of concern to preclude patient incidents.

  • Transport patient to and from the MR suite. Properly position patient, ensuring safety and comfort. Provide proper patient communication throughout the examination according to policy and procedure.

  • Assist with clinical accreditation applications and inspections as needed.

  • Perform other relevant duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience

  • BLS or must be obtained within 60 days of hire.

  • ROCC Assistant Training Certification within 60 days of hire

  • Venous Access Training Certification within 60 days of hire

  • MRTA course training completion required. Training to be provided prior to initiation of patient care.

  • Understand and practice MRI safety.

  • Demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and competency in the clinical area of the practice.

  • Excellent people skills, a high level of adaptability, and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Effectively interact with Radiologists, referring physicians, and center personnel while maintaining a high level of credibility in a demanding environment is of utmost importance.

  • The COVID-19 vaccination is/may be a condition of employment.

  • All candidates who accept an offer for employment will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.

  • 10% of Local travel may be required.


  • ACLS

  • Medical Assistant, EMT, Phlebotomist

  • One-year experience in the medical field preferred.

  • I.V. skills preferred. Training to be provided prior to initiation of patient care.

  • Familiarity with current software packages such as Google apps,HIS/RIS and PACS

Physical Requirements:

The employee may be exposed to exposed to a strong magnetic field.

More than 50% of the time:

  • Sit, stand, walk.

  • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.

  • See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients.

Less than 50% of the time:

  • Stoop, kneel or crawl.

  • Climb and balance.

  • Carry and lift (ability to move non-ambulatory patients from a sitting or lying position for transfer or to exam).

Akumin Operating Corp. and its divisions are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.