University of Washington
    Seattle, WA 98101
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we're also one of the safest places to get care - among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a VARIABLE SHIFT,TEMPORARY, MRI TECHNOLOGIST. Under the direction of a radiologist, the MRI Technologist performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI examinations) accurately, independently, and efficiently.

  • Prepares patient and independently performs MRI exams and procedures
  • Informs patients of exam procedure, transfers and positions patient safely and properly for examination, and observes and monitors patient's condition and reactions to exam
  • Produces technically acceptable MRI exams, selects proper technical factors, and reviews and evaluates MRI images to determine that they are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes
  • Performs quality assurance checks on equipment and processes per department policies and investigates and informs supervisor of any quality issues or problems
  • Completes required paperwork and records, accurately inputs exam orders, patient data, patient charges, and prepares reports
  • Continually evaluates patient flow and work assignments, makes necessary adjustments, and prioritizes work effectively.
  • Answers phones, may assist in other areas such as: order entry, image library, scheduling, and patient transport
  • Maintains the patient environment by setting up exam rooms and ensuring that all necessary equipment and supplies are ready, cleans and tidies exam rooms, wait rooms, and checks restroom cleanliness
  • Assists with training and mentoring new personnel and students, prepares and presents in-service education programs if assigned, and participates in departmental goals and performance improvement projects

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Satisfactory completion of formal specific training in an AMA-approved Radiology Technology program
  • Satisfactory completion of a formal cross sectional anatomy class and a formal MRI instrumentation class (must complete classes within 2 years of hire)
  • Requires certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R)
    Board eligible graduate from an accredited institution. Certification required within 3 months of hire
  • Advanced Registry in the modality within 12 months of hire date
  • Requires licensure with the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist within 3 months of hire
  • Requires CPR or BLS, must obtain within 90 days of hire
  • Requires 24 CME credits every two years

  • Minimum of 1 year radiology experience, preferably in an acute care hospital environment
  • Prior MRI experience
  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

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    Posting ID: 572877044Posted: 2020-10-08