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MRI Technologist - Penn Presbyterian Medial Center

Job ID: 152481
Category: Radiology/Imaging
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2022
Work Schedule: Days 40 hours per week

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • The MRI Technologist is responsible for performing routine MRI examinations and assists the Radiologist with diagnostic procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate 3T and 1.5TGE scanners, 2(1.5) Siemens Scanners, SMS-RMS/Invision workstations.
  • Prepare magnet room, maintain cleanliness of area.
  • Interviews and screens patients for metal and contraindicated biomedical devices prior to the examination, explains procedures to the patient.
  • Assists changing patients into dressing gowns.
  • Monitor patients in scan room during examination.
  • Read all staff notes; attend section and quarterly meetings; keep abreast of all changes within the Department. Communicate equipment problems and image quality issues.
  • Advise all concerned in the proper procedures for various studies done in the section.
  • Stock supplies and maintain equipment as needed.
  • Maintains and provides annual registry certification from ARRT and CPR within expiration date.
  • Serve as liaison with referring physicians and patients to assist in scheduling exams; expedite patient studies as needed.
  • Obtain consent forms as needed.
  • Documents and maintains annual mandatory in-services.
  • Injects contrast agents for indicated exams.
  • Scheduling patients, pages hospital personnel.
  • Answers telephones and responds to request for information and reports.
  • Occasionally transports patients

Credentials:

  • Amer Registry Radiologic Tech (Required)
  • MRI certification from ARRT within one year of hire date required.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • Graduate of an approved school of Radiologic Technology 1+ years Radiology or related experience

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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