The position will be a part of the Musculoskeletal Function, Imaging and Tissue (MSK-FIT) Resource Core. The MSK-FIT Resource Core provides access to and training in outcome measures of physical function and the interpretation of imaging modalities, and supports the expansion of biological specimens in the Indiana Biobank from patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The clinical imaging technician will play an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Resource Core by assisting the principal investigator (PI) in the performance of imaging tests of the musculoskeletal system. The technician will be trained to perform dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scans for the assessment of muscle and bone health, and peripheral quantitative computed tomography scans for the assessment of bone health. They will interact with and image research subjects following standard operating procedures (SOP) and in compliance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP); adhere to Institutional Review Board (IB) and Radiation Safety Office protocols; process and analyze images to obtain data; perform regular checks of instrument performance; and follow procedures for the back-up and archiving imaging data, all under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator and extended research team.
REQUIRED: Associate's Degree in radiologic technology OR High School Diploma or equivalent, plus 3 years related experience and certified by Indiana State Board of Health registration as an operator of diagnostic x-ray machines (DRMO).
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in science or health-related field. Imaging and phlebotomy experience a plus.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 06
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: HEALTH & REHABILITATION SCIENC (IN-AHLT-IUINA)
Internal Number: 46413
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