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MRI Technologist (Part-time and Casual)

Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Sunday, April 7, 2024

About the Role

As a Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT) professional regulated by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT), delivers quality care to research participants at SFU's ImageTech facility. As a leader in their field, the MRT practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice, uses best practices and works closely with faculty to support the success of the research laboratory. The MRT performs special procedure examinations; ensures the care provided is safe; and maximizes the potential of the research equipment and resources.

Full Job Description


  • Current Registration in Magnetic Resonance with CAMRT and three years of related experience including experience performing MRI procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge of MRI techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
  • Excellent knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for Medical Imaging practitioners established by the CAMRT and/or other relevant national professional associations.
  • Excellent knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with radiology and scanning equipment.
  • Good knowledge of current MRI scan theory and practices.
  • Good knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Good knowledge of radiology information systems (i.e., digital imaging, image archiving and retrieval).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Excellent supervisory skills and ability to manage clinical imaging staff and/or other professionals.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, determine implications, and provide recommendations.
  • Ability to recognize potentially dangerous situations and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, and exercise tact and discretion.
  • Ability to develop procedure protocols and manuals.
  • Ability to work effectively with research participants, faculty, and staff, including staff in external agencies.
  • Ability to deal with and/or guide others in the resolution of conflict issues.
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Ability to plan and establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability in CPR techniques.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications.

What We Offer

At SFU, our goal is to ensure our people are valued and supported by promoting a healthy work-life balance, professional growth and development, as well as a safe and respectful workplace. We offer temporary employees who belong in the Administrative & Professional Staff Association (APSA):

  • An additional 7% pay in lieu of benefits & 8% vacation pay
  • Employer paid extended health & dental plans
  • Professional development funds (minimum contract period of 1 year)
  • Hybrid-work program for eligible positions

Additional Information

The assignment end date is 1 year from start date.

This posting is for a Temporary, Part‐Time Medical Radiation Technologist position.

Work location: SFU ImageTech Lab in Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Please include your resume and cover letter in one attachment.