The role of the Imaging Technologist is to support the development of new imaging agents throughout the development phases in accordance with ICH-GCP and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
- Travel to clinical study sites to assist with or perform their initiation and training. In certain cases, the site training may need to be performed remotely (i.e. via telephone, web conference, telepresence or similar) with equivalent efficacy.
- Maintenance, training and support of the computerized image systems in cooperation with the image data specialist(s). (System-specific training will be provided.)
- Complete image review and give written/verbal feedback to clinical sites to ensure adequate image quality and protocol compliance during clinical studies.
- Applying practical experience to projects in the delivery of key documentation or data.
- Developing effective working relationships with “customers” in order to fulfill the needs of the clinical study. This may include internal staff and personnel at participating clinical centers.
- Maintaining competency in NM / PET / CT (e.g., through a Continuous Professional Development programme).
Quality Specific Goals:
1. Awareness of and compliance with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, ICH-GCP, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.
2. Completion of all planned Quality & Compliance training with the defined deadlines;
3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.
4. Support compliance/closure of Regulatory and Quality requirements before completing Design Outputs/Program Deliverables.
5. Participation in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and product quality gaps, providing solutions when possible.
Qualifications/Requirements: 1. 5 years working experience with either PET, PET/CT or Nuclear Medicine.
2. A high degree of competency in using medical imaging workstations.
3. Undergraduate or technical degree program in radiography, modality-specific technology, bio-physics or a related discipline.
4. A high degree of initiative and the ability to work systematically and independently is expected.
5. Experience identifying, troubleshooting, documenting and following technical problems through to completion
6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Desired Characteristics: 1. Knowledge of the DICOM standard and experience with troubleshooting DICOM image issues.
2. Postgraduate or equivalent qualification in Physics or relevant other discipline as above.
3. Relevant professional qualifications and certifications (e.g., State Registration as a Clinical Scientist or Board Certification, Member or Fellow in an appropriate professional body, licensed technologist or radiographer).
4. Clinical experience with more than 1 imaging modality (CT, SPECT, PET, US, MRI, etc…).
5. Knowledge of or experience with computer networking and protocols
6. Prior experience working at an imaging core lab or similar environment