Operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies. Selects appropriate imaging techniques and operates console and peripheral hardware.
Enters and monitors patient data, transfers images from disk to magnetic media to produce the transparency, and develops film in an automatic processor.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision.
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager.
Requires registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.).
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.