MRI Liaison

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 65745

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Manager-Imaging Operations and associated Team Leaders, provides coordination for all MRI outpatients between the time of exam scheduling and completion of exam. Serves as a liaison between MRI staff and providers.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Collaborates with physicians, nurses and MRI staff in the early identification of potential exam order issues. Obtains valid orders, either verbally or by fax, to allow for timely continuation of care. Communicates clearly and follows up on open issues in a timely manner.
  2. Ensures completion of patient’s medical and MRI safety screening prior to presentation for exam.
  3. Ensures insurance authorization is in place prior to patient presentation for exam.
  4. Provides MRI staff with medical and environmental information pertinent to patient’s current illness and exam requested (i.e. medical implants, claustrophobia, special needs).
  5. Ensures patient is scheduled on appropriate magnet considering implantable devices, body habitus and/or claustrophobia.
  6. Consults the MRI Safety Physicist in the event of any questionable implants, devices or additional MRI safety concerns.
  7. Demonstrates basic and updated MRI safety knowledge.
  8. Maintains a thorough and current knowledge of MRI services and external vendors for coordination of seamless care.
  9. Provides referring physician patient education information and direction to on-line resources.
  10. Consults with the MRI Team Leader or Lead Technologists for recommendations of other care options, as indicated, in the event the patient may not meet criteria for an MRI.
  11. Attends meetings as required.
  12. Performs other related duties as identified.
  13. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment and safety standards.
  14. Maintains professional growth and development.
  15. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 5 years experience working with office staffs or other medical specialties
  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate's Degree
    • MRI Liaison
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Imaging/Communications
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA preferred
  • Skills:
    • Excellent communications/interpersonal skills; communication and relationship-building skills; Strong customer service and organizational skills
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)