Research Imaging Technologist, Human And Animal

Children's Hospital Boston Boston , MA 02298

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Posting Description

At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join us and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Research Imaging Technologist will be responsible for:


  • Performing human, nonhuman, and animal research exams in modalities including MRI, CT, PET, and ultrasound.

  • Performing MRI or other imaging safety screening of all research personnel and participants.

  • Collecting and transferring MRI raw data from the console.

  • Operating and facilitating all research MRI equipment including physiological data equipment, fMRI equipm5. Identifying research subjects according to Hospital Policy with 2 identifiers.

  • Identifying research subjects according to Hospital Policy with 2 identifiers.

  • Selecting appropriate equipment and technical parameters to achieve research objectives.

  • Practicing High Reliability Training.

  • Ensuring adherence to all safety practices outlined by the MRI Safety Policy and Committee while following all Research Imaging, Department, Hospital, and Joint Commission guidelines.

  • Consistently providing exceptional care and exceptional service.

Patient/Family Relations

  • Functioning as a liaison between the core facility, researchers, and participants.

  • Understanding and providing behavioral accommodations for pediatric participants.


  • Identifying and reports equipment malfunctions to the chief research technologist.

  • Assisting in organizing and maintaining daily operations such as daily quality assurance testing.

  • Participating in departmental and hospital meetings.

  • Complying with ETU.

  • Complying with HIPAA regulations.

Professional Development

  • Completing all required competencies and documentation accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Maintaining up-to-date licensure/certification/registration with the chief research technologist.

  • Furthering professional education and maintains knowledge of current regulations and standards, policies and procedures.

  • Training credentialed users in the operation of the imaging equipment and research core policies.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Bachelors degree in radiological science.

  • Radiologic Technologist license for Nuclear Medicine preferred.

  • Experience with animal and pediatric imaging is preferred.

Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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