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Penn State Health Nuclear Medicine Technologist I in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: Varied

An opportunity exists for a Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Nuclear Medicine Department at Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (HMC) in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This technologist will be responsible for performing a variety of standardized imaging procedures and applying the prescribed ionizing radiation for radioisotope diagnosis and treatment. They will also set-up and adjust related equipment and devices and for maintaining related records under the direction of the Senior Imaging Staff. At HMC, our Nuclear Medicine Department includes equipment such as 4 gamma cameras, 2 SPECTCT cameras, and 1 PETCT camera. This is a full-time, day shift position with varied hours.


Ensures proper operation of the equipment safely while maintaining regulatory standards during all procedures

Assists physicians with various procedures and treatments (I131 Thyroid Ablation, Xofigo, and Lutathera)

Conducts daily equipment calibration and reports any equipment malfunctions and the need for adjustments and/or repair

Prepares radiopharmaceuticals in our USP797 Clean Lab

Trains technologists on new equipment or procedures; oversees students when applicable


American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification in Nuclear Medicine or NMTCB (or, if registry eligible, must attain certification within six months of hire)


Six months Nuclear Medicine experience (post education)

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.


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 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to reach constantly.

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.


In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great BENEFITS including but not limited to:

Paid Time Off (14.5 days/year) and Personal Time (56 hours/year on July 1)

Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (No waiting period)

Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)

Elder Care/Child Care Resources

Life Insurance


Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.


We are proud to offer a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are just a brief driving distance from the York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Fulton Theater and Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears (Washington Capitals), the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators (Washington Nationals), and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.


Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone’s favorite chocolate! Like our city’s founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!

To apply for this position, please visit the following website link and requisition #19537: Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained