MRI Technologist III 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 III 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 III typically requires an associate degree in a related area. Requires ARRT certification. Typically requires State License based on Clinical Specialty. Typically reports to a chief technologist or manager. The MRI Technologist III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be an MRI Technologist III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.