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MRI Technologist


MRI Technologist

  • req2525
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23219
  • Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Technologists deliver entry-level professional patient care or research support through health care technology services requiring a working knowledge of one or more specialized health services technologies. Their typical responsibilities may include assisting physicians or other healthcare professionals in performing diagnostic tests necessary for the evaluation of patient issues; designing standardized test protocols for patients, scoring and analyzing results, and maintaining databases; directing the flow of patients examined by a physician and obtaining medical and personal data for patient charts; arranging for laboratory and other tests; explaining diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment; calibrating and maintaining all instruments used; cleaning and stocking supplies. They may work independently or as a member of a team. They work under general supervision, resolving most standard issues independently and referring highly complex or unique issues to a high level.

Typical Duties
  • The MRI technologist serves as the after hours MRI technologist for imaging research studies conducted at the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) CARI facility.
  • The MRI technologist must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and sequence techniques, and must possess, utilize, and maintain knowledge of magnetic protection and safety, radiation protection, and safety and current complex scanning protocols.
  • The MRI technologist performs specialized research and clinically-based MRIs in accordance with research protocols and safety standards. Serves as liaison between participants, researchers, and other members of the research support team. Collaborates with cross-institutional and multicenter scientific researchers on design and verification of new research MRI protocols.

Typical Education and Experience

Graduation from a JRC Accredited Program in Radiologic Technology that is recognized by the ARRT or a JRCNMT accredited program in nuclear medicine technology
Certification by the American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB)
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or the commitment to do so at VCU.

Typical Licensure

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current Certification by ARRT or NMTCB
Current ARRT MRI certification within 12 months of hire

Preferred Hiring Standards
Minimum of Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology or closely related field from an accredited program
Previous MRI work experience
Previous work experience in an academic medical center environment

ORP Eligible: No

Job Specific Physical and Cognitive Requirements

Must be able to work around an MRI machine.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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