MRI Technologist I - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Part Time

FTE:  0.75

Shift:  Varied
Hours:  Varied


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 part-time (60 hours biweekly), evening shift position.  If qualified per IRS policy, relocation allowance is authorized.     


If qualified per IRS policy, a relocation allowance is authorized for this position


Responsibilities include:


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


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. 


To apply for a position, please visit the following website link and requisition #19866:



If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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Union: Non Bargained