An opportunity exists for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist I at Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The technologist will be responsible for performing a variety of standardized imaging procedures, for setting up and adjusting related equipment and devices, and for maintaining related records under the direction of the Senior Imaging Staff. This is a full-time position working varied hours.
Performs standardized imaging procedures ensuring accurate imaging as per defined protocols or under the direction of the radiologist/physician
Ensures proper operation of the equipment safely while maintaining regulatory standards during all procedures
Explains procedure and preparation to patient. Performs patient imaging by interacting with the patient using professionalism, courtesy, and safety guidelines
Checks patient’s studies for completeness in the absence of the attending physician
Maintains the area, supplies, and equipment in a neat, orderly, and prepared manner; performs room and equipment disinfection procedures
Responsible for daily equipment calibration; reports equipment malfunctions and the need for adjustments and/or repair of equipment
Trains new technologists on new procedures or new equipment; oversees students, when applicable
The minimum qualifications for this position include:
Must have MRI registry with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification
As part of one of the country’s pre-eminent universities, our 548-bed tertiary medical center is the central Pennsylvania’s region’s only level I adult and pediatric trauma center and academic medical center. Also home to Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute, we are considered a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. A superb benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid-time-off, 75% tuition remission at any Penn State University campus for employee and eligible family members, and a 401(k) retirement plan. Learn more by visiting us at https://hmc.pennstatehealth.org/for-health-care-professionals/careers.
Hershey, PA, and the surrounding area offer a pleasant alternative to the pressures of urban living with a mix of well-maintained communities with quiet tree-lined streets, safe shopping districts, beautiful farmland, and state parks and game lands. It’s the best of both worlds, with cultural events and nightlife within driving distance in Harrisburg; Philadelphia; the Pocono Mountains; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. The area is home to two sports teams, an amusement park, golf courses, professional and amateur theater, symphonies, and opportunities for hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 14430
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