Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

What They Do:

Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to create detailed images of organs and tissues. MRI imaging is used to help diagnose aneurysms, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal cord disorders, tumors, blood vessel issues, and joint and tendon injuries. 

Also Known As:

MRI Specialist (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Specialist), MRI Technologist (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist), Magnetic Resonance Imaging Coordinator (MRI Coordinator), Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quality Assurance Coordinator (MRI Quality Assurance Coordinator)

Related Careers:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Radiology Technologist, or Ultrasonography.

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • 2-4 years

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