Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Varied Hours: Varied
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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, varied shift position.
If qualified per IRS policy, a relocation allowance is authorized for this position
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
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Radiography Program or
ARRT recognized Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist Program or
American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT) recognized Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist Program
ARRT Radiography Program Graduate:
Must pass the radiography ARRT registry within 6 months of employment
Must pass the MRI ARRT registry within 2 years of employment.
ARRT or ARMRIT Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist Program Graduate:
Must pass the ARRT (MRI) or ARMRIT registry within 6 months of employment.
MRI experience preferred.
Able to stand constantly; walk and sit occasionally. Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally. Able to push/pull 0-20 frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally. Able to reach constantly. Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
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.
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