MRI Technologist - Diagnostic Imaging

​Req ID: 177423
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Eastern Zone, St. Martha's Regional Hospital  
Department: DI Magnetic Resonance Imaging SMRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 2 position(s)
Status: CUPE
 Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.


Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

Recruitment Incentives

Successful candidates may be eligible for up to $10,000 signing bonus and up to $5,000 of relocation assistance with a defined Return of Service contract.

About the Opportunity

With considerable latitude for initiative and independent action, the MRI Technologist has responsibility for the day-to-day operations of all designated MRI suites including instruction of students and direction of staff while in the area i.e. hospital personnel, maintenance, and cleaning staff.  Ensuring information of the patient requisitions meet departmental standards and correlating clinical history with examinations to be performed, the MRI Technologist assumes responsibility for complex procedures designated via indirect supervision of the radiologist. To fulfill this function, the technologist will perform imaging procedures and patient care duties. The MRI Technologist must consistently apply all safety rules and techniques applicable to the magnetic and radio frequency fields in use in the MRI environment ensuring technologist, patients, co-workers and the public are adequately protected at all times.


About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology
  • Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) MRI exam and certification
    Nova Scotia College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (NSCMIRTP) licensure
  • Previous MRI experience preferred
  • Demonstrate competency in I.V. insertion
  • Frequent independent decisions assessing diagnostic results recognizing the significance of all structures visualized, differentiating artifactual from normal or pathological and improvising standard techniques in routine and non-routine circumstances
  • Ensures competency, maintains an ongoing interest in updating knowledge on new equipment and procedures
  • Practices excellent patient care; demonstrating courtesy, kindness and understanding using effective communication skills
  • Operates computer system in regard to patient information
  • Highly adaptable professional who can think critically and  thrive as a member of a dynamic team
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Permanent full-time positions; 75 hours biweekly
  • Call and shift work required, evenings, nights, and weekends

Compensation and Incentives

$34.24 - $39.96 hourly 


Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.




Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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