Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine
Job Overview: As the lead Cardiac MR Physicist you will be developing the clinical and research cardiac MR programs for Saint Luke’s Health System’s cardiology program. Your responsibilities will include managing quality improvement programs, training of technologists, managing current research projects and developing future research and development programs. In addition, you will receive training to perform service support for CVIT’s line of cardiac PET and SPECT imaging products.
List of Duties or Tasks Performed:
Support clinical MRI programs
Develop & support MRI protocols (research and clinical)
Maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Educate MR technologists on best practices
Evaluate MRI workflow to maintain a safe environment for patients and staff members
Develop post-processing solutions
Manage the research MRI program
Carry out existing MRI research programs
Acquire additional funding support for research
Regularly present and publish findings in high quality peer reviewed publications and societal proceedings
Actively participate in relevant professional societies
Develop expertise in cardiac PET and SPECT to act as a support engineer for CVIT’s imaging products
Field service calls for the CVIT line of Imagen products
Reports to: Management
Job Specifications, Standards and Requirements:
Education: A Doctoral degree in medical physics, engineering, and/or a related field should be considered a necessary requirement.
Experience: Experience should include a completed dissertation in a relevant medical imaging field and post-doctoral experience or relevant post-graduation work experience.
Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrated expertise in computer programming concepts (C++ preferred, though Python, matlab, objective, C and/or Java would also suffice) and the ability to learn/keep current with image processing techniques and literature. Proficiency in technical writing of manuscripts and grant proposals.
Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies, 4320 Wornall Road, Medical Plaza I, Suite 114, Kansas City, MO 64111
Saint Luke’s Health System, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
Participate in field related professional activities (peer reviewer journals, society meetings, etc.).
Maintain a professional presence as point of contact for the technical CMR program.
CVIT provides an innovative work environment that will allow you considerable independence in developing the cardiac MR research program. We have many cooperative relationships with major industry partners. CVIT also has an active technology development program that opens opportunities for product development and royalties.
CVIT provides a generous benefits package that includes include health, vacation and retirement benefits. We are committed to promoting an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or genetic information.
Equipment to be used in the performance of the job:
1.5 Tesla GE magnet
3.0 Tesla GE magnet
Siemens Digital PET/CT, 2 Siemens PET/CT's, numerous SPECT and SPECT/CT systems
About Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies
Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies is one of the most innovatived, research driven companies in medical imaging. With 10 years of experience and leadership in cardiac
positron emission tomography, MRI, computed tomography and SPECT imaging, Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies (CVIT) has been a leader in the evoluation of cardiac imaging.
Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies was the first company to release a cardiac-specific misregistration correction software package in 2003. Since that time, CVIT has developed correction routines for metal artifacts in PET/CT imaging and a PET-specific interpretation environment.
CVIT has also been a leader in cardiovascular research with over 100 abstracts and manuscripts written by its scientists. It also has been the lead iamging core lab in Phase I-IV FDA regulated research trials. For more information, go to www.cvit.com
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