Radiologist Asst 1

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Stanford University Stanford, CA

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Stanford University

Radiologist Asst 1

Job Number: 72067

Under general supervision of the 3D Laboratory Operations Manager, the 3D Imaging Technologist operates and maintains 3D imaging workstations, which run on a variety of software applications and operating systems. The 3D Technologist manipulates digital CT and MRI medical images in multiple planes and dimensions for clinical visualization, research projects, and quantitative analysis.

This role is intended to fulfill knowledge gaps in 3D Printing workflows, enhance design and deliver capabilities, research new technologies, and implement quality control measures. 3D printing in 3DQ Lab will be focused on duplication and demonstration of patient anatomy. The selected candidate will work closely with a clinical team to identify anatomy, isolate structures, design models, manufacture models, and apply quality standards to the entire process.

The 3D technologist manages transfer of image data to and from the 3D lab workstations in an accurate and timely manner. Technologist uses the radiology information system to update scheduling and billing records, and the radiology PACS system to view and update image data.

The candidate for the 3D Imaging Technologist position will undergo a rigorous training period for approximately three to six months. This will include training in operation of complex 3D imaging software, and in creating standard protocol views for demonstration of a wide range of clinical anatomy and pathology.


Knowledge of 3D Printing methods, materials, vendors, and capabilities. Knowledge of CAD-like software used to modify 3D-printable objects (such as .stl, .obj, .wrl.).

Mastery of 3D printing methods, materials, vendors and capabilities. Extensive knowledge of CAD-like software options. Advanced understanding of DICOM images. Knowledge of basic CT and MRI physics and image considerations. Research methodologies.

Demonstrated experience creating 3D models for purposes of printing. Demonstrated experience operating 3D Printers.
Rapid-prototyping experience.

Human anatomy and medical terminology exposure and experience.
Project Management experience.
Prior research experience.

The qualified candidate will have the experience and skills required to navigate a very new application of 3D printing/additive manufacturing.

Education & Experience:

Two-year degree and one year of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

High degree of judgment and skill.

Reliable self-starting and self-directed nature, exhibiting initiative and focused work ethic.

Basic knowledge in cross-sectional anatomy and physiology, sterile technique, patient relations, medical imaging examination preparation, and medical imaging safety and screening procedures.

Basic knowledge and skills in the operation of medical imaging systems, 3D reformations, and post-processing procedures.

Basic working knowledge of medical imaging physics, principles, tissue contrast, and applications.

Familiarity with Unix, Windows, Mac, and/or Linux computer operating systems; experience in MR system operation and troubleshooting system and computer issues.

Ability to identify images for post-processing and/or artifacts in the images; ability to respond to detailed requests for views and/or images depicting certain anatomy and/or pathology.

Experience in teaching and instruction of technologists, researchers, and/or physicians.

Ability to collaborate with other professional colleagues.
Certifications and Licenses:

Must hold one of the following certifications: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), California Registry of Radiologic Technologists, American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (ARMRIT).

Advanced ARRT registry (e.g. CT, MR, etc.) desired.


No heart implants.

Requires good fitness/aerobic capacity and visual/auditory acuity including color vision.

Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.

Frequently grasp forcefully, operate foot and/or hand controls.

Occasionally use a telephone, lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull patients or equipment that weigh 11 to 40 pounds.

Rarely stand/walk, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, write by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix.

- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


'Medical imaging' in this document includes but is not limited to X-Ray, Nuclear Medicine, CT, PET, and/or Magnetic Resonance. Individuals are exposed to these forms of imaging and associated high magnetic fields and noise at greater than80dB TWA on a regular basis.

May be exposed to allergens from animal models, patients and human scan subjects.


Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Job: Health Care Services

Location: School of Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

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