Job Number: 74363
Under general supervision of the 3D Laboratory Operations Manager, the 3D Imaging Technologist operates and maintains 3D imaging workstations, which run on a variety of software applications and operating systems. The 3D Technologist manipulates digital CT and MRI medical images in multiple planes and dimensions for clinical visualization, research projects, and quantitative analysis.
The 3D technologist manages transfer of image data to and from the 3D lab workstations in an accurate and timely manner. Technologist uses the radiology information system to update scheduling and billing records, and the radiology PACS system to view and update image data.
The candidate for the 3D Imaging Technologist position will undergo a rigorous training period for approximately three to six months. This will include training in operation of complex 3D imaging software, and in creating standard protocol views for demonstration of a wide range of clinical anatomy and pathology.
Education & Experience:
Two year degree and one year of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- 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.
- '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.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Job: Health Care Services
Location: School of Medicine
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