Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
University of Toronto
The Faculty of Arts & Science is the heart of Canada’s leading university and one of the most comprehensive and diverse academic divisions in the world. The strength of Arts & Science derives from our combined teaching and research excellence in the humanities, sciences and social sciences across 29 departments, seven colleges and 46 interdisciplinary centres, institutes and programs. We can only realize our mission with the dedication and excellence of engaged staff and faculty. The diversity of opportunities and perspectives within the Faculty reflect the local and global landscape and the need for curiosity, innovative thinking and collaboration. At Arts & Science, we take pride in our legacy of innovation and discovery that has changed the way we think about the world.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Your responsibilities will include:
Performing magnetic resonance imaging procedures for research studies
Modifying experimental processes and implementing more efficient ways to conduct experiments
Scheduling study patients and providing detailed study information to patients
Analyzing applicable installation methods for apparatus and devices
Performing timely quality control protocols
Helping facility users to set up and run peripheral equipment
Troubleshooting routine equipment repairs
Setting up lab/workshops according to research and/or course schedules
Applying established standards when cleaning, sanitizing and/or sterilizing facilities
Maintaining confidentiality of records of all research participant
Collaborating on cost estimates
Coordinating the recruitment process and training of casual staff
Serving as a technical resource on laboratory protocols, and experimental procedures and equipment
Providing safety training and ensuring compliance to lab safety procedures and standards
Advanced College Diploma (3 years) in MRI and completion of the MRI National Certification Examination conducted by CAMRT or acceptable combination of equivalent experience. Registration with the College of Medical Radiation Technologist of Ontario (CMRTO) and Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) membership. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) program, level II: Basic Rescuer certification.
Minimum three years of recent experience operating a magnetic resonance imaging system and its peripheral equipment and experience using advanced pulse sequences.
Experience in training inexperienced scanner users. Experience and knowledge of Health and Safety standards.
Experience troubleshooting scanner and peripheral equipment.
Experience of peripheral equipment’s technical procedures and applications, and knowledge of MRI research basics.
Thorough knowledge of the practice of MRI procedures and quality assurance.
Experience with conducting and modifying experimental processes and implementing more efficient ways to conduct experiments.
Experience scheduling study patients and providing detailed study information to patients.
Experience applying established standards when cleaning, sanitizing and/or sterilizing facilities.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, Access) and experience with an online scheduling system.
Strong interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.
Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to set priorities.
Thorough understanding of participant key safety issues e.g. adverse events, incidents and risks and ability to recognize hazardous situations and take appropriate action.
Ability to work effectively as a team member.
Ability to multi-task and work professionally and accurately under stressful conditions.
To be successful in this role you will be:
Standard working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional evening hours according to operational needs
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: USW Pay Band 10 -- $63,720 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $81,485. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Lived Experience Statement
Candidates who are members of Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, persons with disabilities, and other equity deserving groups are encouraged to apply, and their lived experience shall be taken into consideration as applicable to the posted position.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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