The average pay for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist is C$30.00 per hour.
The average pay for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist is C$50,000 per year.
|Hourly Rate||C$19.57 - C$39.73|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|C$41,031 - C$80,669|
Job Description for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technicians are medical professionals who have specialized training in their field. MRI technicians work in hospitals or diagnostic imaging centers, and they use MRI equipment to take detailed pictures of structures inside of the human body. These pictures are then used to diagnose diseases and other various illness.Read More...
The MRI technician is responsible for explaining MRI procedures to patients in a professional manner; this includes responding to any questions the patient may have about the procedure. They may also be required to physically aid the patent by positioning them properly into the machine prior to the procedure. As some patients may require aid, it is important that the technician be physically able to maneuver the patient. The MRI technician is also responsible for making any adjustments to the equipment throughout the procedure. These adjustments can include maneuvering the examination equipment and altering the software options or the viewing parameters of the MRI equipment.
MRI technicians also need to be skilled in verbal and written communications, so they can communicate effectively with the patient and other medical professionals. It is vital that the technician is able to follow the physicians' instructions regarding the patients' needs. The technician also needs to pay close attention to detail and have the ability to work as part of a team. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
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