Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position MRI Technician at the St. Kitts Biomedical Research Foundation, Lower Bourryeau Estate, St. Kitts.

Job Description
The selected applicant will be responsible for obtaining training then assisting in the operation of the MRI at the facility under the supervision and instruction of the MRI Director. The MRI Technician additionally contributes to the maintaining the MRI facility and its operation in compliance with clinical and research standard operating procedures.
Primary responsibilities will include:
• Performing MRI scans and achieve imaging objectives
• Documenting scanning parameters
• Performing MRI image quality control
• Reporting equipment failures
• Performing diagnostics and reporting data to guide repairs by consulting engineers
• Documenting equipment repairs
• Working with clinical and research colleagues to develop and apply scanning protocols
• Dialoguing with consulting engineers to guide protocol development
• Dialoguing with vendors to coordinate purchases
• Maintaining MRI supplies
• Maintaining MRI laboratory and reception space
• Dialoging with patients and providing care to ensures cooperation, safety and satisfaction
Education/Experience Requirements
• BA or BS in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field and a minimum of 3-5 years research or clinical experience, or MS or PhD with 1-3 years of experience
• Technical expertise in two or more IT related fields including PC operation
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Additional Requirements of Successful Candidate
• Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Experience in preparing and following protocols and standard operating procedures
• Proven experience learning biomedical equipment operation
• Demonstrated ability to establish and optimize procedural methods
• Prior experience working in multicultural settings considered a significant strength
• Prior experience with diagnostic imaging a significant strength
Applications should be sent to:
Alex Nisbett
Facility Director
St. Kitts Biomedical Research Foundation
P. O. Box 47, Basseterre, St. Kitts
Or via Email:  
Phone 1 (869) 465-7382