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Lead 3D MRI Tech- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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Job ID: 171930
Category: Radiology/Imaging
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Wed-Friday 9am-6:30pm & Saturday 8am-5:30pm

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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?

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Full-time, Lead 3D MRI Tech!

  • Operates radiology equipment using proper techniques and patient positioning to produce high quality images
  • Maintains radiology equipment and troubleshoots service problems
  • Performs quality assurance testing consistent with section protocols
  •   Operates ancillary equipment needed to perform examination and take care of patients needs 
  •  Stays current with new technology and procedures consistent with section protocols
  •  Practices radiation safety guideline
  •   Cleans room and changes linen after completion of each procedure 
  •  Read all staff notes; attend section and quarterly meetings; keep abreast of all changes within the Department. 
  • Stock supplies and maintain equipment as needed. 
  •  Assist changing patients into dressing gown
  •  Archive, Verifies images in a times fashion. 
  •  Perform proper procedures and protocols for various studies done in the section. 
  •  Maintains and provides annual registry certification from ARRT, maintain all mandatory in-services and CPR as required by JCAHO. 
  •  Operates and trouble shoots scanner and contrast injector 
  • Maintain accurate records for each patient exam in Penn Chart, and comments appropriately in Penn Chart. Effectively uses patient identifiers at all times. 
  • Place angiocatheters, and is able to use ultrasound IV placement angiocatheters if needed.
  • The incumbent is responsible for monitoring the supplies used and reporting them to the technologists in charge of supplies. Must enter all pertinent data to PENNCHART for patient billing.
  •  Attends staff meetings and departmental in services
  •  Is flexible and able to accommodate frequent changes in procedures as they are developed.
  •  Communicate equipment problems and image quality issues. 
  •  Obtain consent forms as needed.
  •  Read all staff notes; attend section and quarterly meetings; keep abreast of all changes within the Department. 
  • Prepare magnet room, maintain cleanliness of area. 
  • Compliance with NRC and TJC regulatory requirements
  • Decrease in patient incidents 
  •  Reduction of room down time
  • Decrease in repeated/additional studies Prepare magnet room, 
  •  Operate MRI scanner, all RF coils, MRI workstations, laser cameras, film processors, patient monitoring equipment, MR injectors.
  •  Assist patients in understanding procedures, screen for Biomedical and metallic implants; ask pertinent questions regarding medical history, change patients into dressing gowns. Monitor patients in scan room during examination. 
  • Place angiocatheters, inject IV MRI contrast agents as

    Minimum Job Requirements: 

    •  Completion of an approved school of Radiologic Technology with certification by ARRT. 
    • Five years clinical experience in MRI Required, 3D preferred
    • Experience with Siemens preferred.
      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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