MRI Technologist I operates a magnetic resonance scanner to obtain images used in the diagnosis and treatment of patient pathologies. Uses knowledge of imaging techniques and cross-sectional anatomy to create high quality images for interpretation by radiologists and other medical professionals. Being an MRI Technologist I modifies technical settings and adjusts scanning parameters to enhance images and minimize unnecessary exposure. Performs routine inspections and maintenance on scanner and archives imaging data. Additionally, MRI Technologist I typically requires an associate degree in a related area. Requires registration with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. The MRI Technologist I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be an MRI Technologist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.