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What is the job of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.

Key tasks of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

  • Operate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners.

  • Select appropriate imaging techniques or coils to produce required images.
  • Intravenously inject contrast dyes, such as gadolinium contrast, in accordance with scope of practice.
  • Position patients on cradle, attaching immobilization devices, if needed, to ensure appropriate placement for imaging.
  • Conduct screening interviews of patients to identify contraindications, such as ferrous objects, pregnancy, prosthetic heart valves, cardiac pacemakers, or tattoos.
  • Explain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures to patients, patient representatives, or family members.
  • Provide headphones or earplugs to patients to improve comfort and reduce unpleasant noise.
  • Take brief medical histories from patients.
  • Inspect images for quality, using magnetic resonance scanner equipment and laser camera.
  • Create backup copies of images by transferring images from disk to storage media or workstation.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues related to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner or peripheral equipment, such as monitors or coils.
  • Write reports or notes to summarize testing procedures or outcomes for physicians or other medical professionals.
  • Test magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment to ensure proper functioning and performance in accordance with specifications.
  • Calibrate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) console or peripheral hardware.
  • Instruct medical staff or students in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures or equipment operation.
  • Attach physiological monitoring leads to patient’s finger, chest, waist, or other body parts.
  • Conduct inventories to maintain stock of clinical supplies.
  • Operate optical systems to capture dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images, such as functional brain imaging, real-time organ motion tracking, or musculoskeletal anatomy and trajectory visualization.
  • Request sedatives or other medication from physicians for patients with anxiety or claustrophobia.
  • Connect physiological leads to physiological acquisition control (PAC) units.
  • Schedule appointments for research subjects or clinical patients.
  • Develop or otherwise produce film records of magnetic resonance images.

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What other tasks a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists may have

  • Place and secure small, portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners on body part to be imaged, such as arm, leg, or head.

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