Boston, MA, United States
Jan 05, 2021
57192BRTitle:Research Imaging TechDepartment:RadiologyAutoReqId:57192BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:The purpose of this position is to support and enhance the research of scientists at the Two Brookline Place MRI facility by providing outstanding research imaging capabilities.
This Research Imaging Tech will be responsible for:
Perform human and nonhuman research exams in the MRI environment
Perform MRI or other imaging safety screening of all research personnel and participants
Collect and transfer MRI raw data from the console
Perform off-line reconstruction.
Operate and facilitate all research MRI equipment including physiological data equipment, fMRI equipment, and patient motion tracking equipment such as Nordic Neuro Lab and BIOPAC
Identify research subjects according to Hospital Policy with 2 identifiers
Select appropriate equipment and technical parameters to achieve research objectives
Practice High Reliability Training
Select appropriate sequences per participants needs
Properly obtain informed consent from participants
Ensure study protocol is properly executed
Judge appropriate image quality as images are acquired and adjust sequences to achieve research goals
Ensure adherence to all safety practices determined by the MRI Safety Committee
Maintain compliance with IRB policies, and follows research protocols approved by the IRB
Comply with all operational policies promulgated by the Research Imaging Advisory Committee, Department of Radiology, Hospital, and Joint Commission guidelines
Consistently provide exceptional care and exceptional service
Function as a liaison between the core facility, researchers, and participants
Understand and provide behavioral accommodations for pediatric participants
Identify and report equipment malfunctions to the chief research technologist
Assist in organizing and maintaining daily operations such as daily quality assurance testing
Complete all required competencies and documentation accurately and in a timely manner
Maintain up-to-date licensure/certification/registration with the chief research technologist
Further professional education and maintains knowledge of current regulations and standards, policies and procedures.
Train credentialed users in the operation of the imaging equipment and research core policies including MRI safety training.
Maintain CITI certification for research procedures.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Biology/Chemistry/Allied Health/Computer Sciences
BLS and CITI certification required
Radiologic Technologist license for MRI preferred
Knowledgeable in operating MRI equipment, physiological data equipment, fMRI equipment, and patient motion tracking equipment such as Nordic Neuro Lab and BIOPAC.
Knowledgeable in positioning techniques for MRI.
Knowledge of proper MRI coil usage and storage.
Knowledgeable of MRI safety, cleanliness, and Infection control policies and regulations.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Responds thoughtfully and in a timely fashion.
Supports openness to new ideas and change.
Takes initiative to resolve issues.
Fluent in Siemens software, platform VE11C preferred.
Proficient in all Radiology applications: i.e., Citrix, Radnet, PowerChart, Radstar, Radboard, iLAB, and commonly used computer programs.
During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits
BCH is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabilityOffice/Site Location:BrooklineRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular