Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist and Data Analyst

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
$59,159-$81,405
Posted
20 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Ref
10586
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

General summary/purpose:

Collaborate with investigators on research project on diagnostic and interventional cardiac MRI with primary responsibility for analysis and presentation of project data. Design, implement, and manage computerized systems for analysis of complex research project to prepare scientific presentations related to study results.

Responsibilities

  • Optimize MRI Imaging and Tracking sequences for the cardiovascular (CV) system.
  • Implement ECG-synchronized and respiratory-motion compensated sequences for high-resolution imaging of CV anatomy and physiology
  • Develop imaging protocols for research and clinical large-animal and human studies
  • Focus is on optimizing, testing, and documenting MRI protocols on Siemens MRI scanners, in support of Johns Hopkins University investigators working on CV MRI. Some applications support the integration of research software and hardware onto MRI scanners. Instruction of other technologists on use of CV MRI protocols is required.

Background & Desired Qualifications:

  1. Degree in Radiological Technology
  2. MRI Technologist license in Maryland or equivalent
  3. Acquaintance with heart anatomy and physiology
  4. Requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience with clinical cardiac imaging on Siemens MRI platforms at 1.5 and 3 T
  5. Commitment to clinical translation, including participation in large-animal & human imaging studies.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  7. Desire to interact with researchers in prototyping and solidifying innovative imaging protocols
  8. Desire and ability to optimize individual MR images, including imaging parameters, ECG gating, respiratory gating, and patient interaction.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Knows the informal policies, procedures, and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
  • Decision Making:
  • Carries out duties and responsibilities independently

Communication:

Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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