Radiologist Assistant 1

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California, United States
03 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Stanford University is seeking a Radiologist Assistant 1 to work under the moderate supervision of a radiologist or physician to provide diagnostic information that assists in diagnoses and therapies. Enhance patient care and research goals by assisting the radiologist in the diagnostic imaging environment. Provide support for implementation and execution of research studies. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is able to problem solve and work well independently. The shift that will need to be covered is Monday through Friday, 11:30am to 8pm. The person that fills this position will be required to work on campus once the restrictions for COVID 19 have been lifted and will not be a remote/telecommute position.  

Duties include:

  • Work closely with the physician on complex medical imaging procedures, 3D reformations, and post processing procedures.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and execution of multiple research studies involving medical imaging systems; use product, research software and hardware, and/or computer systems to generate clinical images and data to assist in diagnoses and therapies. 
  • Operate medical imaging systems to obtain images for use in the research of pathologies and development of clinical imaging procedures; operate computer systems to generate images for use in clinical diagnoses and therapies and in the development of research projects.
  • Transfer, position and instruct patients regarding procedures; instruct researchers, technologists, and physicians regarding procedures. 
  • Provide technical, scientific, and educational consultation to researchers, technologists, and physicians.
  • Test new products involving medical imaging and/or 3D reformations and post-processing.
  • Post-process volumetric digital image data on 3D workstations; produce and track quantitative measurements; ensure the post-processed images are of maximal clinical value.
  • Accurately record all procedures performed and maintain necessary paperwork and/or database for scheduling and billing purposes.
  • Provide support by assisting with preparation of interesting cases for publication and development of standard operating procedures, quality assurance programs, and departmental safety policies and procedures. 

* - Other duties may also be assigned.


  • Two-year degree and one year of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High degree of judgment and skill.
  • Reliable self-starting and self-directed nature, exhibiting initiative and focused work ethic.
  • Basic knowledge in cross-sectional anatomy and physiology, sterile technique, patient relations, medical imaging examination preparation, and medical imaging safety and screening procedures.
  • Basic knowledge and skills in the operation of medical imaging systems, 3D reformations, and post-processing procedures.
  • Basic working knowledge of medical imaging physics, principles, tissue contrast, and applications.
  • Familiarity with Unix, Windows, Mac, and/or Linux computer operating systems; experience in MR system operation and troubleshooting system and computer issues.
  • Ability to identify images for post-processing and/or artifacts in the images; ability to respond to detailed requests for views and/or images depicting certain anatomy and/or pathology. 
  • Experience in teaching and instruction of technologists, researchers, and/or physicians.
  • Ability to collaborate with other professional colleagues.


  • Must hold one of the following certifications: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), California Registry of Radiologic Technologists, American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMRIT).   
  • Advanced ARRT registry (e.g. CT, MR, etc.) desired.


  • No heart implants.
  • Requires good fitness/aerobic capacity and visual/auditory acuity including color vision.
  • Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently grasp forcefully, operate foot and/or hand controls.
  • Occasionally use a telephone, lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull patients or equipment that weigh 11 to >40 pounds.
  • Rarely stand/walk, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, write by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • 'Medical imaging' in this document includes but is not limited to X-Ray, Nuclear Medicine, CT, PET, and/or Magnetic Resonance. Individuals are exposed to these forms of imaging and associated high magnetic fields and noise at greater than80dB TWA on a regular basis.
  • May be exposed to allergens from animal models, patients and human scan subjects.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4581
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: I
  • Department URL:
  • Requisition ID: 87948

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