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Sanford Health MRI Technologist - Straight Nights - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Careers With Purpose

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: West Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Night Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Salary Range: $28.50 - $41.50

Department Details

Sign on bonus available!

Whether you are a new grad or experienced MRI Tech, you will find several growth and development opportunities within our organization. No experience in MRI required; Will train and assist you in getting your licensure.

This position offers an opportunity to work independently and with a tenured team of motivated professionals to provide ongoing collaboration and learning. One of the characteristics of our MRI Techs at Sanford is precision in providing quality imaging to give diagnoses to their patients.

This position is 72 hours a pay period, working 4 nights 6pm-6am and 2 evening positions 10:30am-11pm.

Our department continues to grow! Exciting things happening in our MRI department:

  • Adding 3T MRI in July 2024

  • Adding interoperative MRI machine in 2025

  • Adding 3T MRI in 2026

Job Summary

Performs diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) exams. Exercises professional judgment in the performance of procedures, MRI safety considerations and provides a quality patient care experience. Initiates life support measures as necessary. Interacts effectively with patients and their family members, physicians, and other health care workers. Has extensive knowledge of operation of all MRI equipment. Positions the patient and provides for comfort during the exam. Administers contrast material as required. Obtains patient history and clinical indication for MRI study. Accurately documents in patient records. Utilizes electronic medical record software for accurate scheduling and billing procedures. Possesses the ability to professionally obtain information from patients or their responsible parties, to further improve their personalized treatment and care.

On a continuum, the technologist works to develop an understanding of the patient's physical and emotional status. Extensive knowledge of cross-section anatomy. Works well with all ages of patients.

Sanford Rural Health Network Facility sites may expand job responsibilities based on the needs of the facility, to include, but not limited to: on-call rotation nights, weekends, and holidays. Perform diagnostic radiology procedures. Perform basic diagnostic radiology tasks and aware of general radiology protocols. May perform mobile imaging, electrocardiogram (EKG), cardiac monitor placement, and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) procedures.


Satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training in an American Medical Association (AMA) approved or Joint

Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) approved school is required.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) training or experience preferred.

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification or American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMRIT) certification is required at the time of hire.

As per Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) and American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation requirements, MRI certified or certification to be obtained within two years post-hire is preferred.

Basic Life Support (BLS) within six weeks of employment and recertified as required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0182088
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No