Advanced Imaging Technologist

Laboratory & Clinical Technicians Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center


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Requisition #: 203100
Title: Advanced Imaging Technologist
Department: Radiology - RT Scan
Posting Date: May 6, 2020
Shift: Days
Status: Exempt
Hours: 40 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus

Position Summary: 

Under direct supervision of the Radiology Director, CT Lead and Physician Director of 3D Laboratory, performs specific and specialized duties pertaining to CT/MRI technology, advanced imaging, and education.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Maintains expert level of hardware and software technology knowledge to make recommendations for advancements within the department; works with the CT Lead on the set-up, installation and initialization of each CT/MRI site and coordination of all service and software upgrades and installation.
  • Works with Physician Director of 3D Laboratory to maintain and continually optimize image quality assurance at all CT/MRI and any other modality sites, develops and optimizes routine protocols to streamline patient throughput, assists fellow technologist when scanning clinical cases which require further protocol optimization and/or development, and acts as a resource for all technical problems and troubleshooting at all sites.
  • Implements and manages all new applications and procedures; develops training/educational materials, guidelines, on-line educational tools, etc.. Develops references for technical staff and provides ongoing staff development, as needed. Assists in the teaching of both staff and student technologists.
  • Performs high quality reconstructions as required by protocol, or as requested by a Radiologist and/or referring Physician (i.e. MIPS, Volume Renderings, 3D models, Colonoscopy and Navigator models, fat calculations and Web based data management of Volume Analysis and imaging, CT/MRI and/or other modalities).
  • Works in conjunction with IT Specialist in maintaining Advanced Imaging Database on line and implementing newly developed software into web based applications.

Position Qualifications:

CT experience is a must, MRI is preferred. 3D knowledge would be preferred, as well as knowledge on Syngo.Via, TeraRecon and Medis software. Must be able to work independently.

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

  • Associate's degree in Radiology
  • Radiology license in the state of Massachusetts
  • Certificate 1 Basic Life Support
  • Registration in the American Registry of Radiology Technologist required.
  • BLS certification

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree

Experience/Skills:

Required: 

  • Previous (5-8 years) technologist experience

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.