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MRI Technologist Lead - Full Time - Days

Job Title MRI Technologist Lead - Full Time - Days Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Diagnostic Services, Radiology Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Radiology MRI Team Date posted 04/25/2024 Job ID R-61550

Job Summary

Geisinger’s state-of-the-art radiology technology enables our specialists to safely and accurately perform imaging tests to develop the best treatment plan for our patients. $10,000 sign on bonus for eligible applicants! Union: Yes

Job Duties

  • Primarily responsible for supervising daily operations of assigned modality. Responsible for developing and initiating improvements in the organization and delivery of high quality, cost effective radiology services. Responsible for overall quality of assigned area. Performs imaging and therapeutic procedures of assigned section when available. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range of their assigned clinical area. Responsible for all regulatory requirements of assigned sections. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize customer satisfaction. Facilitates communication horizontally with the functional area and across the entire Division of RadiologyPrimarily responsible for supervising the daily operations of assigned modality.
  • This includes: participating in establishing technical work schedules to maintain daily staffing.
  • Improving imaging protocols and communicating these changes to staff.
  • Develops new employee orientation and acting as primary preceptor during orientation, ensures quality control tests of equipment malfunctions or irregularities, modifying patient scheduling to accommodate emergency requests, resolves clinical issues, adjust staffing to accommodate emergency requests.
  • As technical and administrative resource for technologists, accesses and develops training and educational needs of department.
  • Evaluating the overall training effectiveness and communicating clinical competencies to the Team Leader.
  • Provides at least one educational program per year for staff in addition to mandated Joint Commission and American Registered Radiology Technologists trainings.
  • Takes on responsibilities of Team Leader in their absence.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities of the staff Technologist.
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate supplies as well as working with supply vendors and materials management to maintain efficiency and accuracy of the inventory management system.
  • Imaging exams and procedure tray set up require access and handling of non-controlled medications.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Geisinger cares about not only its patients and members but also about you and your family. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to ensure that you and your loved ones can maintain good health, achieve financial stability, and excel both personally and professionally. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves. To learn more: 

Benefits of working at Geisinger: 

  • Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one 
  • Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents 
  • Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and a health savings account (HSA) 
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage 
  • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions 
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly 
  • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year 
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive 
  • Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care. Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more. 


Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Radiologic Technology (Required)


Minimum of 5 years-Clinical (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified MRI Technologist - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); Certified Radiology Technologist - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body


Preceptor Skills; Medical Equipment Management (Mem); Diagnostic Imaging; Radiation Safety; Radiology; Communication

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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