MRI Technologist


The Royal Ottawa Hospital

The Brain Imaging Centre at The Royal Ottawa Hospital houses a state-of-the-art PET/MRI scanner. The facility supports a wide variety of research activities in the area of mental health. The successful candidate would be part of a team of technologists, physicists and research scientists.


• Operate the 3T PET/MRI scanner for human imaging following the CMRTO Standards of Practice.
•Perform image processing activities as required (i.e. processing of images, saving softcopy images, evaluating image quality).
•Perform basic quality control testing and equipment warm-up procedures.
•Ensure proper participant preparation for examination as required, including MRI safety screening.
•Explain procedure to participant and establish consent.
•Inject MRI contrast media (by hand or via power injector) where applicable. Must have IV certification.
•Report all incidents to appropriate personnel and participate in follow-up action as required.
•Actively participate in in-house education programs.
•Work under the supervision of the Head PET/MRI Technologist and the Unit Manager.


Basic Requirements:
•Registered with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO) in MRI.
•Ability to perform diagnostic imaging procedures (MRI) to professional standards.
•CPR C certified.
•Able to lift 50lbs.

•Good oral and written communication skills.
•Excellent organization and time management skills. Ability to multi-task.
•Ability to work independently with minimum direction.
•Ability to be flexible in order to meet the needs of a variety of research protocols.
•Enjoys working with research participants.
•Knowledge about cross-sectional anatomy.
•Ability to work closely with principal investigators (PI) and their study team.
•Ability for logical, independent problem solving, and attention to detail and process.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience in a research imaging environment an asset.
•Spoken and written French an asset.
•Completion of TCPS 2 and GCP with ICH E6(R2) training an asset.
•Familiarity with human research study requirements and guidelines an asset.

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Regular Full Time or Regular Part Time


Commensurate With Experience


Please feel free to reach out with any questions about working in a research environment. We would be happy to answer them.



Katie Dinelle

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Katie Dinelle


Manager, Brain Imaging Centre


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