University of Utah Job Description
Responsible for the administrative, technical, and supervisory applications for the MRI department and Medical Imaging Research Lab (MIRL). The primary goal is to interact with physicians, physicists, technologists and third parties in the development of MRI research for clinical employment’s. This includes the development of new pulse sequences and other applications such as Spiral CT, MR Angiography, Spectroscopy, Echo Planar Imaging, and High Speed Imaging.
Current licensure to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in the State of Utah; graduation from an AMA approved school in Radiologic training; three years of MRI experience; and registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). The incumbent must possess a Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or obtain one within one month of hire.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position has the authority to determine research-scheduling priorities. The incumbent also has the authority to ensure that MRI volunteers and researchers follow U.S. Department of Health and Human Services medical device safety guidelines and standard department screening and safety guidelines. Challenges encountered by the incumbent include developing; learning and optimizing MRI scan sequences to maximize efficiency and the ability to educate department staff on new procedures.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Seldom: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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