U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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29-2035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
Operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.
Illustrative examples: MRI Technologist,
Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CT/MRI) Technologist
Broad Occupation: 29-2030 Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians
Minor Group: 29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians
Major Group: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010