The availability of
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) job opportunities is growing faster
than the number of qualified medical MRI technologists, and many
hospitals and diagnostic imaging centers are looking for temporary
MRI technicians to help meet their increasing needs.
technologists, also referred to as MRI technicians, utilize magnetic
resonance imaging scanners to capture specific images ordered by a
physician to aid in patient diagnosis. MRI techs must be able to
closely follow a physician's instructions, prepare and operate MRI
equipment, position patients correctly and effectively record the
requested diagnostic images. Medical MRI technologist jobs are most
often located in hospitals and diagnostic imaging centers and may
require a moderate amount of physical activity working with the
equipment and maneuvering patients.
An MRI technician that
is qualified for the positions offered through either an associate's or bachelor's degree program related
to the radiology field and is registered with the ARRT. Many medical
MRI technologists gain their education first as a
radiology technician and undergo
additional training later on to become an MRI tech. Some MRI
technicians may choose progress to a more advanced position as a
nuclear medicine technologist.
The MRI technologists
jobs offered in most private hospitals in Malaysia pay a competitive
hourly salary and include benefits, job-related travel
reimbursement, free housing and partial expense compensation.