A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologist, also known as a radiologic technician, administers image scans on patients to produce quality images of designated areas of the body. They operate an MRI scanner, which takes several cross-sectional scans and combines them into one to form a 3-dimensional image that assists doctors in diagnosis and treatment of patients. This position involves direct contact with patients, including interviewing them, explaining the scanning process and positioning them on the examining table. Some MRI technologists give patients intravenous injections of gadolinium, a contrast agent that increases visibility of internal body areas.
To provide specialist expertise underpinned by theoritocal knowledge and act as a resource for staff both within and external to the department.
Learning new techniques and technologies as required by professional bodies participating in annual performance appraisal process.
Support and participates in health education programmed for staffs, patients and family.