Radiologist Assistant 1

Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Radiologist Assistant 1

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Stanford University is seeking a Radiologist Assistant 1 work under the moderate supervision of a radiologist or physician to provide diagnostic information that assists in diagnoses and therapies. Enhance patient care and research goals by assisting the radiologist in the diagnostic imaging environment. Provide support for implementation and execution of research studies. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is able to problem solve and work well independently. The shift that will need to be covered is Monday through Friday, 10pm-6:30am.

Duties include:

  • Work closely with the physician on complex medical imaging procedures, 3D reformations, and post processing procedures.

  • Participate in the development, implementation, and execution of multiple research studies involving medical imaging systems; use product, research software and hardware, and/or computer systems to generate clinical images and data to assist in diagnoses and therapies.

  • Operate medical imaging systems to obtain images for use in the research of pathologies and development of clinical imaging procedures; operate computer systems to generate images for use in clinical diagnoses and therapies and in the development of research projects.

  • Transfer, position and instruct patients regarding procedures; instruct researchers, technologists, and physicians regarding procedures.

  • Provide technical, scientific, and educational consultation to researchers, technologists, and physicians.

  • Test new products involving medical imaging and/or 3D reformations and post-processing.

  • Post-process volumetric digital image data on 3D workstations; produce and track quantitative measurements; ensure the post-processed images are of maximal clinical value.

  • Accurately record all procedures performed and maintain necessary paperwork and/or database for scheduling and billing purposes.

  • Provide support by assisting with preparation of interesting cases for publication and development of standard operating procedures, quality assurance programs, and departmental safety policies and procedures.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.



  • Two year degree and one year of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • High degree of judgment and skill.

  • Reliable self-starting and self-directed nature, exhibiting initiative and focused work ethic.

  • Basic knowledge in cross-sectional anatomy and physiology, sterile technique, patient relations, medical imaging examination preparation, and medical imaging safety and screening procedures.

  • Basic knowledge and skills in the operation of medical imaging systems, 3D reformations, and post-processing procedures.

  • Basic working knowledge of medical imaging physics, principles, tissue contrast, and applications.

  • Familiarity with Unix, Windows, Mac, and/or Linux computer operating systems; experience in MR system operation and troubleshooting system and computer issues.

  • Ability to identify images for post-processing and/or artifacts in the images; ability to respond to detailed requests for views and/or images depicting certain anatomy and/or pathology.

  • Experience in teaching and instruction of technologists, researchers, and/or physicians.

  • Ability to collaborate with other professional colleagues.


  • Must hold one of the following certifications: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), California Registry of Radiologic Technologists, American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMRIT).

  • Advanced ARRT registry (e.g. CT, MR, etc.) desired.


  • No heart implants.

  • Requires good fitness/aerobic capacity and visual/auditory acuity including color vision.

  • Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.

  • Frequently grasp forcefully, operate foot and/or hand controls.

  • Occasionally use a telephone, lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull patients or equipment that weigh 11 to >40 pounds.

  • Rarely stand/walk, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, write by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • 'Medical imaging' in this document includes but is not limited to X-Ray, Nuclear Medicine, CT, PET, and/or Magnetic Resonance.

  • Individuals are exposed to these forms of imaging and associated high magnetic fields and noise at greater than80dB TWA on a regular basis.

  • May be exposed to allergens from animal models, patients and human scan subjects

Job: Health Care Services

Location: School of Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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