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Job Summary

Michigan Medicine Radiology 3D Imaging Lab

Michigan Medicine’s Radiology 3D Imaging Lab is dedicated to providing clinically relevant visualization and analysis of medical imaging data within the University of Michigan Health System and to non-UMHS health care providers requesting our services.  We assist and provide support for advanced applications for CT and MRI examinations in both adult and pediatric patients.   We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-focused individuals who will share in the goal of crafting the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

What would your days look like?

If you are a registered technologist with ARRT and have advanced certification in MRI or CT with clinical experience in one or both looking to advance your career and sharpen your imaging skills, there is no better place than our 3D Advanced Imaging Team. We'll work with you to master the delivery of high-quality, advanced post-processed medical images generated from CT and MRI datasets. Our 3D Lab staff is a small, dedicated group that have direct physician interaction. We review and discuss post-processing work with radiologists and/or referring physicians for patient management, essential for pre-operative planning. Our 3D Specialists are well versed in the fundamentals of scanning technology, cross-sectional anatomy, and gross pathology. If you are passionate about patient care, in particular with the fascinating world of 3D imaging technology and have the ability to work evening shift and rotating weekends (with flexibility to train during other hours), please apply today

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Responsibilities*

What skills would you master?

  • You will operate computer software for production of 3D images and reconstructions from CT and MRI datasets for optimal visualization of anatomic structures, functional imaging and delineation of physiologic and pathologic processes.
  • You'll work in conjunction with radiologists and referring physicians to ensure that the post-processed images are of maximal clinical value. Produce quantitative measurements when indicated.
  • Working directly with Radiology faculty, you'll help develop, implement and/or assist in maintaining advanced CT protocols and techniques, and in the education of CT technologists in scan protocols and 3D renderings
  • You will assist as needed with MR acquisition protocols and QA as related to 3D examinations
  • You'll assist in the instruction of physicians and technologists who are learning 3D imaging applications
  • You will partner with faculty and house officers with academic work, including research, publications and lectures on new techniques or procedures involving advanced post-processing and protocols
  • You will collaborate with 3D software vendors to develop and test new products for clinical market by providing 3D imaging and quantification when needed.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in a recognized field of science or learning, which is directly related to the duties of this position
  • Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography and CT or MRI
  • Minimum 5 years of CT and/or MRI experience (both strongly preferred), including 3 years of advanced 3D post-processing
  • Deep understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathologic processes with emphasis on cardiac, neurologic, and or orthopedic physiology
  • Excellent spatial visualization
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action to make independent decisions on matters of significance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent social skills, displaying positivity, respect, compassion and integrity
  • Can work independently without direct supervision
  • Reliability and collaboration are essential

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Mental/visual ability to operate complex computer equipment, with precision and attention to detail and ability to visually concentrate and focus for varying periods of time on individual patient images
  • Physical ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing) for an entire workday (up to 80% of the time with frequent breaks)
  • Ability to deal with stressful demands due to patient flow, emergencies and stat requests, and multiple interruptions
  • Maintain a neat, quiet environment that allows for innovation and concentration on complex tasks

Desired Qualifications*

  • 1-3 years of 3D experience with adequate knowledge of 3D rendering and segmentation techniques and quantitative analysis
  • Knowledge of GE and Vital Images workstation experience preferred, along with Medis QMass, Philips and Invivo Dynasuite workstations
  • Computer Skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & PACS

Work Schedule

Afternoons; with flexibility to train on day shift.

Rotating weekendsa nd holidays, including on-call responsibility.

Work Locations

UH B1 405, CW 3-434 & BCSC B1202K

Our 3D Techs will rotate between the Main University Hospital, Children and Womens Hospital and Brighton Center for Specialty Care.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.