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Average Salary for Chief Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Chief Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist in United States is $98,513.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Chief Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist in United States is $47.36.

The average bonus of a(n) Chief Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist in United States is $2,414.00.

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Coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce cross-sectional images (photographs) of patient's body for diagnostic purposes. Typically requires graduation from an accredited program in radiologic technology, current registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in radiology, registration in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and two years of MRI experience. Provides training and is a technical resource for less experience MRI Technologists on staff. Interviews patient to explain magnetic resonance imaging procedures and to request removal of metal objects which are hazardous to patient and equipment when magnet is activated. Positions patient on examining table and places specified coil (receiver) such as head coil or knee coil, close to area of interest, following protocols requested by Radiologist. Demonstrates use of microphone that allows patient and technologist to communicate during examination. Enters data, such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry into aperture of magnetic resonance imaging equipment (head or feet first), into computer. Keys commands to specify scan sequences, and adjust transmitters and receivers, into computer. Observes patient through window of control room and on closed circuit TV screen to monitor patient safety and comfort. Views images of areas being scanned on video display screen to ensure quality of pictures. Keys in data on keyboard of camera to photograph images. Alerts staff entering magnet room to danger of wearing or carrying metal around magnet. Less

Coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating magnetic resonance imaging equipment to produce cross-sectional images (photographs) of patient's body for diagnostic purposes. Typically requires graduation from an accredited program in radiologic technology, current registration by the American Registry of Radiologic... More

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